Combined Expatriates Residence Permit and Alien Cards

On 14th March 2016, the Nigeria Immigration Service issued a public notice indicating that it has commenced a verification exercise in respect of the Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Alien Cards (“CERPACs”) issued to all expatriates in Nigerian companies. The verification exercise commenced on 14th March 2016 and will continue for a period of 2 weeks. 

All persons in Nigeria that employ expatriates are advised to use the verification exercise as an opportunity to verify the CERPACs issued to their employees.