The Enforcement Division of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) secures compliance with the immigration laws and regulations to ensure that foreign nationals who are lawfully resident in Ghana can carry out their legitimate businesses, investments and tourist activities without undue restrictions and also assures that those who contravene the laws of Ghana are detected, prosecuted and where applicable removed from the country.
In enforcing the immigration laws, the Enforcement Division operates with the following Sections.
NATURALISATION SECTION – the Section is responsible for the vetting and review of Citizenship/Naturalization application and Immigration Quota application.
INVESTIGATION SECTION – the Section conducts in-depth investigation of breaches of immigration laws/regulations and application for work and residence permits.
INSPECTORATE SECTION – the Section is responsible for the inspection of businesses and industries, educational institutions, hotels and lodgings to ensure compliance with Immigration laws and regulations.