FIRS Recruitment 2020  job portal is now open!! You can now register, login and apply for The Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS recruitment



The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as part of its consolidation strategies, wish to recruit the services of early starters with integrity, drive and desire to win professionally, to strengthen its workforce

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates in this 2020 FIRS recruitment exercise to fill the vacant job positions below:



Officer II Tax
Officer I Tax
Assistant Manager Tax
Applicants are to note that regardless of the position advertised, the following are minimum general requirements for all FIRS recruitment applicants:

Minimum Qualifications/Skills Base
A Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Law, Economics, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Geology, Statistics, Computer Science or other relevant disciplines in the quantitative field OR

A Higher National Diploma in Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance, Engineering, Geology, Statistics, Computer Science or other relevant disciplines in the quantitative field
Computer literacy and conversancy with Microsoft office, Web Applications and the use of relevant applications for efficient delivery of service

Strong leadership and management skills
Strong team spirit and ability to effectively delegate
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong Analytical skills
Knowledge of the Nigerian Tax Laws and appreciation of their application and understanding of the regulatory framework within which the FIRS operates;
Knowledge of business/industry environment within which taxpayers operate
Ability to work as a regulator with the courage to ensure full compliance with laws
Minimum Character Attributes


Be of good character and must not have been found guilty of any criminal offense or should not have been indicted at or dismissed from their places of work or other environments
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Minimum Past Performance Level

Demonstrated ability to determine conformity and non- conformity to set standards in processes and procedures AND demonstrated courage and ability to eliminate, rectify or close determined non-conformity to standard character attributes
Demonstrated courage in ensuring change within the organization he or she has worked through the effective discharge of his or her responsibility in spite of resistance to change efforts

Demonstrable impactful presence in the workplace as a direct result of the individual’s ability to effect positive and sustainable change in his/her environment
Application Requirement(s):
Applicants are also to note that regardless of the position advertised, any of the following will be an added advantage:-

Master’s degree in related discipline
Relevant and recognized professional certification and qualification
Other General Requirement(s):
In addition, all Applicants must:-

Have an NYSC Discharge or exemption certificate
Be certified as mentally fit for appointment into FIRS by a recognized Medical Doctor in any of these class of Government Hospitals:
National Hospital

Government Teaching Hospitals
Federal Medical Centers
Provide contact details for three references (from last employer, close family relation and tertiary institution) from whom confidential reports on character and demonstrated abilities can be obtained

Present a certificate of State of Origin and Local Government signed by the Chairman/Secretary of their Local Government. Certificates endorsed by Liaison offices will not be accepted.
How to Apply
FIRS considers computer proficiency a key requirement for anyone who aspires for a job in the Service.

Accordingly, Applicants are expected to go through the available job positions and fill their applications online via the FIRS recruitment portal at

IMPORTANT! Currently, FIRS recruitment form 2020 is not yet out online, DISREGARD any form of advert you come across. This page will be updated immediately the form is out.

Please follow the instructions to fill in your application.

– Only applications in respect of the advertised positions would be considered.
– All individuals are expected to apply to only ONE position. Multiple applications by one Candidate for more than one job will be disqualified.
– Upon submission, applicants will receive an acknowledgment containing a reference number which must be quoted in all future correspondences.
– Deadline for submission of application is six (6) weeks from the date the web portal is available
– Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the FIRS interview.