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Nigerian Customs Service Recruitment Guide 2018

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Nigerian Customs Service Recruitment Guide 2018: Nigerian Customs Service Recruitment 2018… The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is an independent agency under the supervisory oversight of the Nigerian Ministry of Finance, responsible for the collection of customs revenue and anti-smuggling efforts.

Nigerian Customs Service Recruitment Form Application Guide 2018

Many of our readers have asking us lot of questions concerning the Customs Service 2017 recruitment form and when it will be available online. In other to relax your mind from being curious about the Nigeria Customs Service, I recommend this guide below to you.

Latest Update.


Its my pleasure to welcome you to Headquarters of the Nigeria Customs Service. Your presence here provides another opportunity for the Service to brief you on the continuous gains of anti-smuggling operations. 

On Wednesday 10th October 2017, based on credible intelligence, operatives of NCS Compliance Team went to two open car stands along Kubwa express-way in the Federal Capital Territory and evacuated 27 Toyota Hilux pick-up vehicles suspected to be smuggled into the Country. These vehicles have estimated duty paid value (DPV) of over N432,000,000 million. 

We urge the owners of these vehicles to come forward with valid Customs clearance documents otherwise they will be liable to Seizure and subsequent Forfeiture to the Federal Government in-line with laws of the land. 

You will recall that last month, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) while briefing on interception of 18 exotic vehicles, 13 of which were bullet proof said that the Service under his leadership will enforce the powers given in the Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA) effectively. 

For the avoidance of doubt, what we are doing is in-line with the provisions of Sections 147 of Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA) Cap 45, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (power to search premises), Section 158 of CEMA, Cap 45 Laws of Federation of Nigeria (power to patrol freely). 

It must also be understood that being in possession of smuggled items is an offence under Section 3 of Customs and Excise (special penal and other provision) Act Cap 47 Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004. 

Let me seize this opportunity to inform you that we are making progress on investigation in the illegal arms importation. More arrests have been made and the CGC will be on the entourage of Mr. President to Turkey for sideline bilateral meeting with the Turkish Customs Authority. This is with the aim to permanently deal and put an end to such deadly importation coming from Turkey. 

NCS under the on-going reforms has continued to improve in all aspects, especially in the areas of suppression of smuggling. 

The idea that one can comply with laws of other countries and contravene Nigerian Laws on arrival here can no longer be tolerated. 

NCS will continue to contribute its quota to National economic development and security. 
Finally, let me commend the media for your continuous support. NCS appreciates and will always count on you to inform and educate the general public on the activities of the Nigeria Customs Service. 

We usually advise our readers not to rush over many recruitment online. So please take that we will be the first portal to bring this information to your step as soon as the long-awaited Nigerian Customs Service 2018 Recruitment Form comes out

N/B: The Nigeria Customs Service 2018 Recruitment Form is not out yet. My advice for you now is to stop looking for where to purchase the application form online to avoid been scam.

The Missions of Nigeria Custom Service.

  • The major aim of the NCS Implement Government Fiscal Measures and Collection of Revenue.
  • The agency works tirelessly to prevent and curb smuggling.
  • Generation of statistical data for planning purpose.
  • Trade Facilitation.
  • The agency also engages in the collection of levies and charges.
  • The Nigeria Customs Service fight to reduce all illicit trafficking in and outside the country.

NCS Levels of Application.


SUPERINTENDENT CADRE: Nigeria Customs Service
Post: Assistant Superintendent of Customs Grade II – Consol 08
Entry Qualification: Applicants must have a BSC degree with at least Second Class Lower Division from any reputable institution.

INSPECTOR CADRE: Nigeria Customs Service
Post: Inspector of Customs – Consol 07
Entry Qualification: Applicants must have HND degree with at least lower credit from any reputable institution.

Assistant Inspector of Customs – Consol 06
Entry Qualifications: Applicants must possess a National Diploma (ND) degree with at least lower credit from any reputable institution, or National Certificate of Education (NCE)

Customs Assistant II – Consol 04
Entry Qualifications: Candidates have SSCE/NECO with Credits in not less than five (5) subjects and a pass in Mathematics and English Language.

Customs Assistant III – Consol 03
Entry Qualifications: Candidates have SSCE/NECO with Credits in not less than five (5) subjects and a pass in Mathematics and English Language.

Also note that, applicant must acquire this before applying for any position;

  • SSCE/NECO certificates with credits in not less than four (4) subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level and Credit in four (4) subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Physically and mentally fit. And must not have a criminal record.
  • Applicants with any form disabilities should not apply.

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