Mission statement

To contribute to the security and prosperity of Somalia by:

  • Exercising effective immigration control along all of our borders – both sea and land.
  • Facilitating the travel of genuine travelers and welcome people from around the world to discover the vast opportunities Somalia offers.
  • Preventing and detecting immigration crimes related to domestic and international by keeping out criminals.
  • Issuing to residents highly secure passports, identity cards, and travel documents.


Core Values

  • Integrity and Impartiality.
  • We will faithfully apply all FGoS policies and practices in regards to immigration with impartiality and honesty, and will uphold our high standards of integrity at all times.

  • Courtesy and Compassion.
  • We will treat each member of our citizens and visiting foreigners with respect, courtesy and compassion.


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