Here is every fact you need to know about the salary of Immigration Officers and their ranks in Ghana.
The Ghana Immigration Service is one of the government agencies of Ghana under the Ministry of the Interior. Ghana Immigration is accountable for regulating the inspection and approval of the visa application, entry and residence permits in Ghana.
The service also assures the control of foreign nationals in Ghana, facilitation of Ghanaian passport application processing, border control and administration, Refugee registration, protection and management.
The service is also accused to provide advice on and assure the effective enactment of all laws and regulations on immigration and related issues.
Immigration Officers Salary and Ranks in Ghana, 2023
The ranks in Ghana Immigration Service also influences the salary rates. The average salary of the Ghana Immigration Service is GH¢ 1,900.00 – GH¢ 3,336 per month after all tax deductions.
Ghana Immigration Officers are reimbursed established on ranks, so the average salary implied here may differ based on the rank of the officer.
Ranks In Ghana Immigration Service
Below are the ranks in the Ghana Immigration Service if you want to know where you will start when entering the service;
1. Comptroller – General of Immigration
2. Deputy Comptroller – General of Immigration
3. Commissioner of Immigration
4. Deputy Commissioner of Immigration
5. Assistant Commissioner of Immigration
6. Chief Superintendent of Immigration
7. Superintendent of Immigration
8. Deputy Superintendent of Immigration
9. Assistant Superintendent of Immigration
11. Assistant Inspector
12. Immigration Control Officer
13. Assistant Immigration Control Officer I
14. Assistant Immigration Control Officer II
What are the duties of the Ghana Immigration Service?
The Ghana Immigration Service is authorized with handleing all the needs related to the country’s dealings with non-citizens. The functions of the service are:
To create facilitative environments through the establishment of regulatory frameworks that facilitate the entry, residence and employment of foreigners in Ghana
To stimulate socio-cultural and economic development by drawing a tangent between promoting tourism, foreign direct investments, international business, and technological transfer without compromising national security.