This Division is responsible for the national security policy agenda and provides the necessary technical support to facilitate the translation of regional and international strategic framework into the national context. This Division also provides policy guidelines for a safe and secure environment, free of perception and fear of crime. The following are part of the portfolio of this Ministry:
The Division of National Security is responsible for driving all national security initiatives and provides the framework to facilitate the effective functioning of the National Security apparatus across Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. This Division also coordinates the function of the security services to ensure the security of the State is preserved. The following are the major responsibilities of the Division:
- To provide policy direction and technical support to the National Security Services.
- Implement the necessary strategic framework that will facilitate the alignment regional and international strategies, policies and convention to the national security strategic plans and policies.
- To provide administrative oversight as per the Public Finance Management Act.
We keep those sentenced to prison in custody, helping them lead law-abiding and useful lives, both while they are in prison and after they are released. Visit the site of Prisons department for more information.
Financial Intelligence Unit
The Financial Intelligence Unit seeks to provide an opportunity for Financial Institutions, Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) and other stakeholders to access pertinent information and updates on Trends, Typologies and other current issues relating to Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing matters via the FIU website
Immigration & Passport
The Immigration and Passport Department is an extension arm of the Royal Grenada Police Force with special responsibility to administrate the State's affairs in the exercise of control of the movement of people (nationals and non-nationals) in and out of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique as a matter of National Security.
Department of Home Affairs
This Division is responsible for the settling of Commonwealth citizens and Aliens in keeping with the Immigration Laws and the Grenada Constitution Order 1973. This Division ensures that the borders of Grenada are protected and therefore, the functions of the Home Affairs Division are inextricably linked to that of the National Security apparatus i.e. Immigration and Passport Offices. The coordinated approach that is engrained within the structure of the Home Affairs Department facilitates the efficient process of Permanent Residence and Citizenship applications. Grenada collaborates with regional and international Agencies in conducting due diligence checks.
A Citizenship and Permanent Residence Cabinet Sub-Committee reviews all applications and makes recommendations to the Cabinet.
Department of Public Administration
Involved in introducing and sustaining modern human resource management practices in the Public Service. Visit the Department of Public Administration site for more information.
Department of ICT
Setting ICT direction across government and monitoring the maturity and development of ICT capability within government agencies