Customs recruitment: 9 key requirements you need to be eligible

Customs recruitment: 9 key requirements you need to be eligible

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday, April 16, officially announced plans to recruit 3,200 officers into the service.

The acting deputy comptroller-general of Customs in charge of human resources department, Umar Sanusi, made the announcement, explaining that 800 would be recruited to fill vacancies in the support staff for superintendent cadre category, and 2,400 would fill that of Customs inspector and Customs Assistant Cadre in the general duty categories.

The web portal to receive and process all applications is

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Here are 9 requirements you need to be eligible for recruitment.

1. Be a Nigerian Citizen by birth or descent

2. Not be less than 1.7 metres in height, for male and 1.64 metres for female

3. Have a fully expanded chest measurement of not less than 0.87 metres, male

4. Be certified by a Government Medical Officer to be physically and mentally fit for appointment in Service

5. Not be suffering from any form of physical or mental disability

6. Be free from any form of financial embarrassment

7. Be of good character and must not have been found guilty of any criminal offense

8. Present a certificate of state of origin signed by the chairman/secretary of their local governments. Certificates endorsed by Liaison officers are unacceptable

9. You are to apply only once and make sure everything you fill is genuine

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Meanwhile, previously reported that the NCS disclosed that it generated N4.042 trillion in four years.

The disclosure was made by the agency's comptroller general, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), during an event marking the International Customs Day in Abuja on Monday, January 28.

Ali said the feat was made possible by a combination of various strategies by the NCS, including upgrading the Nigeria Integrated Customs Information System (NICIS) I to NICIS II. ( -> Same great journalism, upgraded for better service!

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