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Expats to undergo compulsory screening at Immigration Service Hospital

The Ghana Immigration Service has instituted a new regulation that mandates all expatriates seeking work permits to run their health laboratory tests at their newly commissioned hospital. According to the Service, this is part of efforts towards ridding the system of forged health documents by some immigrants. [contextly_sidebar id=”UELn5qP4ZUsMPkkYHSWhJdICSK7VRjJ8″]Speaking to Citi News after the Service commissioned the Hospital, its Public Relations ...

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Immigration Service gets 55 vehicles, motorbikes from Gov’t

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has taken delivery of 35 vehicles and 20 motorcycles to enhance its operations. The vehicles, which included 10 Toyota Hilux Pick-Ups, 25 Honda four-wheel All-Terrain-Vehicles (ATV) and 20 Honda motorcycles, were made available by the Government of Ghana as part of efforts to equip the Service with the necessary logistics to help it combat cross-border ...

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Immigration boss inspects new Kotoka Airport terminal

The Comptroller-General of the Ghana Immigration  Service, Kwame Asuah Takyi, has inspected the ongoing Airport terminal 3 project at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra. The CGI was accompanied by the Deputy Comptroller-General in-charge of Finance and Administration (DCG/F & A), Mrs. Judith Dzokoto-Lomoh, and Deputy Comptroller-General in-charge of Command Post and Operations (DCG/CP & OPS), Mr. Laud Affrifah. ...

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Kenyan Immigration Service in Ghana to understudy GIS

A delegation from Kenya’s Department of Immigration Services (KDIS) has rounded up a-four-day working visit to the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS). The visit was to learn at firsthand, the structure, operations and training regime of the GIS and to tap into the Service’s wealth of experience to reposition the KDIS. It is expected that a Kenya Migration Institute would be ...

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Immigration Service inaugurates disciplinary unit to ensure professionalism

The Management of Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has inaugurated a new Unit to ensure discipline and adherence to standards among its personnel. The Unit, called the Immigration Professional Standards and Ethics Unit (IPSEU) is made of 42 officers of the Service, drawn from both Senior and Junior ranks. In his keynote address at the inauguration ceremony, the Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), ...

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Immigration Service boss meets past directors

The Comptroller-General of the Immigration Service, Kwame Takyi on Friday met past directors and deputies of the service to tap into their expertise in his quest to make the service a world class one. Speaking to the media ahead of the closed-door meeting, Mr. Takyi said the engagement was necessary because of their rich experiences over the years. Commending the ...

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Fake Immigration Service recruiter jailed 3 years

A self-styled businessman has been thrown into jail for three years for defrauding a trader in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. Frank Jerry Osei, who plies his trade in Kumasi is said to have defrauded Eva Gyansah to the tune of GH¢3,000 under the pretence of securing a position for her daughter in the Ghana Immigration Service. He was sentenced ...

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Immigration Service investigates ‘protocol list recruitment’ scam

The Ghana Immigration Service has commenced investigations to unmask persons behind a protocol recruitment scam taking advantage of some unsuspecting Ghanaians. It said some fraudsters had taken advantage of the ongoing national recruitment exercise of the Service, to lure some Ghanaians to pay and be recruited through a ‘protocol system’. It has thus the public against taking up such fake ...

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Immigration Service, CEPS call for effective collaboration among personnel

The Comptroller-General of the Ghana Immigration Service, Kwame Asuah Takyi, and the Commissioner of Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Isaac Crentsil, have called for teamwork, professionalism and effective corroboration among personnel of the two security agencies. They made the call when the two Security Chiefs paid a day’s working visit to the Aflao-Segbe borders in the Volta Region,and ...

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We don’t set out to exploit job seekers – Immigration Service

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has justified its decision to charge applicants GHC 50 for the sale of e-voucher cards for online application, saying it followed due process in the recruitment exercise. Following news that only 500 out of the 84,000 applicants were to be employed, some have criticized of intentionally making money off the country’s desperate jobless youth. [contextly_sidebar ...

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