The Immigration and Naturalization Directorate of Somalia is under the Ministry of Internal Security, which provides services to Somali Citizens, Permanent Residents and Foreign Visitors.

The functions of the department are as follows :

  1. Issuing of passports and travel documents to Somali Citizens and Permanent Residents.
  2. Issuing of visas, passes and permits to Foreign Nationals entering Somalia.
  3. and managing the movement of people at authorised entry and exit points.
  4. Enforcing the Immigration Act 1959/63, Immigration Regulations 1963,