Nigerian custom service recruitment 2021 application Form Out process is currently ongoing at Also, the customs recruitment deadline for submission of applications has been announced here on this page. Read carefully.



On this page, you will learn about custom service eligibility requirements for graduate and non-graduate, the application process, recruitment deadline and job vacancy intake update.

We mandate all interested applicant to know that the official recruitment portal for Nigerian Custom Service 2021 is
The Nigeria customs recruitment form 2021 is free of charge. If by chance you come across anyone persuading you to pay a ransom as acceptance into Nigeria customs service. Immediately report such person to the appropriate authority.
However, the custom recruitment portal should commence recruitment intake and application enrolment within the next three weeks from now and aspirant will be expected to submit their document via the official job portal –


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What is Nigerian Custom Service About?
At its coming into establishing in 1891, Nigeria Customs Service was saddled with the responsibilities of revenue collection, accounting for same and anti-smuggling activities.

Today trade facilitation has become a fundamental role, progressively seen by the government as an important element of economic policy, with Customs having a unique position within the hub of the international supply chain of goods and services.
Customs Service Ongoing Application Process
This job recruitment is open to over 3200 new officers that will be recruited into three major Cadre positions namely:

Superintendent Cadre
Inspectorate Cadre
Assistant Cadre
There are many things you need to understand about the Nigerian customs service before you apply online.

In case you’ve not known, let’s walk you through the simple step by step guide on how to fill Nigerian customs application registration form 2021.

But before that, are you eligible? Here is the general eligibility requirement.

General Eligibility Requirements for all Applicant
All candidates applying for 2021 vacancies at The Nigeria Customs must possess the following requirements:

Be a Nigerian Citizen by birth or descent
Applicants must be between the ages of 18-30 years
Not be less than 1.7 meters in height, for males and 1.64 meters for females.
Have a fully expanded chest measurement of not less than 0.87 meters, male.
Be certified by a Government Medical Officer to be physically and mentally fit for appointment in Service
Not be suffering from any form of physical or mental disability
Be free from any form of financial embarrassment
Be of good character and must not have found guilty of any criminal offence
Present a certificate of state of origin signed by the Chairman/Secretary of their Local Governments. Certificates endorsed by Liaison officers are unacceptable
NOTE: Any certificate or Qualification not Declared or Tendered and Accepted during application shall not be acceptable after recruitment exercise you are hereby warned:

You should Ensure to submit documents that are required by the cadre you are applying for. (Eg. Don’t use Bachelor’s degree for Inspectorate cadre)
Do not submit more than one application. You will be disqualified.
Now, that you have seen the necessary eligibility requirement needed for application acceptance and processing. Let’s dive right into the available vacant positions you can apply for with your credentials.

Custom Service Available Job Positions
Graduate Assistant Superintendent of Customs (ASC II)
Cadre: Superintendent
Assistant Inspector (Support Staff)
Cadre: Inspectorate
Assistant Inspector (General Duty)
Cadre: Inspectorate
Customs Assistant (Support Staff) – CONSOL 04
Cadre: Assistant
Customs Assistant (General Duty) – CONSOL 04
Cadre: Assistant
Customs Assistant (General Duty) – CONSOL 03
Cadre: Assistant
Customs Assistant (Support Staff) – CONSOL 03
Cadre: Assistant
Other Specific Requirements
Superintendent Cadre:

Senior ranking officers comprising of Assistant Superintendent of Customs.
Applicants that are between the ages of 18-30 years
Applicants who possess a Bachelor’s Degree or an HND equivalent in any of the following field of study and NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate.
Inspectorate Cadre:

Mid-Level officers comprising of Assistant Inspectors of Customs.
Applicants who possess ND/NCE obtained from accredited Polytechnics in any of the listed fields of study in the cadre and NYSC Discharge or Exemption certificate
Applicants that are aged 18 – 25years
Assistant Cadre:

Junior ranking officers comprising of Customs Assistant.
Applicants who possess SSCE/NECO or GCE with credits in not less than 3 subjects including English and Mathematics obtained at one sitting and passes in at least two other subjects. OR GCE Ordinary Level with passes in four subjects including English and Mathematics obtained at one sitting or five or more subjects including English and Mathematics obtained at not more than two sittings for Customs Assistant Grade-II – CONSOL 04.
Applicants must possess evidence of full course in Government approved first school leaving certificate or S.75 or JSSC OR relevant Trade Test certificate for Customs Assistant – CONSOL 03.
NSC Portal Update
As you already know, the recruitment portal is where you will submit your credentials for enrolment.


Please ensure that every credential that is required of you is properly scanned and uploaded. Carefully read through every instruction clearly stated on the portal and act as expected.

Multiple submission will trigger form submission rejection. Hence, make sure you cross-check every information you key into the portal to avoid being disqualified. Of course, you know that could be very bad.

The Nigeria customs will close the portal most likely on the first week of April. More information will be communicated to you on the deadline.

How to Apply for the Nigeria Customs Service Jobs Online
Assistant Cadre


Inspectorate Cadre


Superintendent Cadre


Follow these steps carefully to ensure a successful application:

Click Here to view guidelines
Select your preferred Cadre: Superintendent, Inspectorate or Assistant Cadre”
Read and understand Job function requirements to ensure that you are qualified and then proceed by clicking ‘APPLY FOR THIS JOB’
Complete the registration form by selecting your job function and basic information
Click and read through the Terms and Conditions on the link provided and check the box beside the link to confirm that you have read and understood the terms. Then confirm you are not a robot and click the APPLY button
Go to your email and click the verification link sent to you to confirm your account
You will be redirected to a login page. Sign in with your email and password to access your dashboard and begin your application
Complete all relevant fields. will not be allowed to progress to the next page if you do not fill all required fields in this section.
Note: that you have a status bar on the top right corner that shows you if your application is pending or has been completed
Passport Photo Upload:
Upload your recent passport photograph which must meet the following specifications:
A JPG, JPEG, PNG image file.
Maximum file size of 200KB.
must be at least 600 x 600 pixels
If it is a scanned photo, crop the image to show only your head and shoulders before you upload it.
Your photo must be a clear image of ONLY you (not blurry, grainy, or fuzzy) against a plain background.
If you wear a head covering daily for religious reasons, adjust it to provide a full-face view.
Your photo cannot be enhanced in any way (for example, no lenses, filters, text, emoji, stickers, etc.)
The photo must be a full face-and-shoulders shot, squarely facing the camera.
You must use a portrait (not landscape) photo that is correctly oriented
You cannot wear dark glasses.
Your photo cannot be enhanced in any way (for example, no lenses, filters, text, emoji, stickers, etc.)
If you wear a head covering daily for religious reasons, adjust it to provide a full-face view.
Additional Information
Select your Physical ability status, input your NYSC certificate number (Superintendent category only) and year of completion in the fields provided, select your preferred mode of identification and input the document number, input your height and chest measurement in two decimal places.
Qualifications: Complete all required and relevant fields as they apply to you:
Superintendent cadre – fill in the information on your O-Level qualification, BSc/HND qualification, additional Degrees and professional certifications as they apply to you.
Inspectorate Cadre – fill information on your O-Level qualification, ND/NCE qualification and professional certificates as they apply to you
Assistant Cadre:
CONSOL 03: fill information on your first school leaving certificate or S.75 or Junior Secondary School certificate or trade test certificate as it applies to you
CONSOL 04: fill information on your O-Level qualification and professional certificates as they apply to you
[Additional Degrees and professional certifications are not compulsory for non-professionals]
Employment History [Applicable to Superintendent Cadre only – Optional]:
Input details of your previous and current employment as it applies to you.
Document Upload:
Upload Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age, Health certificate, Indigene certificate and other documents as they apply to you.
Documents must not be more than 200kb and must be in PDF format.
Summary Page:
All the data you have entered on your application is displayed for your review and confirmation
Should there be any incorrect information, you can return to the relevant section and update your data.
Final Submission:
Read the Disclaimer Note and confirm by clicking the checkbox beside it. Then click on ‘Confirm Data’ to lock your data for final submission.

You cannot edit any information after clicking confirm data
You can logout and return at a later time to continue your application.

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List of Ranks in Nigeria Customs Service
Below is a list of ranking positions in NCS:

Comptroller General
Deputy Comptroller General
Assistant Comptroller Generals
Assistant Comptroller General (ACG)
You can step up your career and join the Knights of our borders that work tirelessly to ensure our borders are safe and are void of vain activities.

To register, you must be careful about updates related to recruitment and whenever there is a recruitment practice, be sure to fill out the form. You can get the form and can register at here.

Learn How Custom Service Shortlist Successful Candidates
Before talking about this, be aware that the Nigeria customs recruitment portal 2021 has not commenced recruitment intake yet.

Many candidates will apply after the opening of the portal and the list of shortlisted candidates for screening will also be released by the customs authority at the official website –

The released list will clearly state how many candidates will be invited for the further screening exercise.


We will update this section with screening date, test centres, timetable etc. Stay updated by subscribing to our email list below.

Functions of the Nigeria Custom Service
The functions of the Nigeria Customs Service include, but not limited to the following:


Anti-Smuggling activities;
Generating statistics for planning and Budgetary purposes;
Monitoring Foreign Exchange utilization etc.;
Engaging in Research, Planning and Enforcement of Fiscal Policies of Government;
Security functions;
Collection of Revenue (Import /Excise Duties & other Taxes /Levies) and accounting for same;
Manifest processing;
Registration and designation of collecting banks;
Working in collaboration with other government agencies in all approved ports and border station
Licensing and registration of Customs Agents.
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