Immigration Officer

Immigration Officers examine and assess the entry of people from other countries, administer visas and residency applications according to immigration legislation, rules and policies, and, where necessary, use legal powers to detain and remove illegal entrants.

Overview

Immigration Officers examine and assess the entry of people from other countries, administer visas and residency applications according to immigration legislation, rules and policies, and, where necessary, use legal powers to detain and remove illegal entrants.

Day-to-day

  • examines and assesses visas and residency applications.

Considerations

  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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To become an Immigration Officer

  • You may need to complete a Border Force Officer Recruit Training Program to work as an Immigration Officer.

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