Immigration Service

Republic of Sierra Leone

Deputy Chief Immigration Officer



  • The Deputy Chief Immigration Officer is answerable/responsible to the Chief Immigration Officer.


  • It is also the power and function of the Deputy Chief Immigration Officer to facilitate the issuance of Passports and other related traveling documents.


  • He/She approves Residential Permits, Landing Visas and other pertinent documents relating to Immigration


  • It is the duty of the Deputy Chief Immigration Officer to coordinate the daily administrative activities of the department.


  • He/she performs the duties of the Chief Immigration Officer in the absence of the substantive holder.


  • The deputy Chief Immigration may perform any other duty/function assignment to him/her by the Chief Immigration Officer.


  • He/she  advises the Chief Immigration Officer on pertinent matters relating to the smoothrunning of the department