“Friendship with vigilance” perfectly sums up the role the Ghana Immigration Services play in managing immigration and security.
Ghana Immigration Services is an institution that is part of the Ministry of Interior and is tasked with the primary responsibility of controlling the examination of visas, entry permits, and residence permits.
This article provides an overview of what staff in Ghana Immigration are paid in monthly salaries and their ranks in the institution.
Ghana Immigration Service Salary Structure
The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) pays its employees according to the newly introduced Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS), which was implemented in 2010.
Salary at the GIS is also based on rank. The amount of money you are paid also depends on your rank.
Recruits with education beyond WASSCE or SSCE earn more than those with a WASSCE or SSCE.
Accordingly, the average salary for Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) personnel is GHS 1500.
Ghana Immigration Service Rank
The Immigration Service has a clear hierarchy that starts with its most senior officer and goes down to its most junior officer.
The Comptroller General of Immigration services is the highest rank, the rank insignia of the Comptroller General of Immigration services has four symbols with a lapel badge, the official cap of the Comptroller General of Immigration has double laurel leaves and the GIS logo.
Below are the detailed ranks of the GIS from the most senior officer down to junior officer:
- Deputy Commissioner of Immigration
- Assistant Commissioner of Immigration
- Chief Superintendent of Immigration
- Superintendent of Immigration
- Deputy Superintendent of Immigration
- Assistant Superintendent of Immigration
- Assistant Inspector
- Immigration Control Officer
- Assistant Immigration Control Officer I
- Assistant Immigration Control Officer II
What jobs are available at GIS
Among the jobs available at the Ghana Immigration Service are
- Purchasing and supply
- General duties