Approved Nigerian Customs Service Salary Structure (FG Enhanced)

Charged with the responsibility of Collecting revenue and discouraging the smuggling of contra banned goods, the Nigerian Customs Service is one of the well-paid Paramilitary bodies in Nigeria

With many more lucrative benefits, men and women this paramilitary organization are enjoying FG enhanced salary structure good enough “to take them home”

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The salary structure of the Nigerian Customs Service can be compared with that of some Western and Far East nations, with bogus Benefits and Allowances, this article will tell us more about the Salary, Functions, Rank, Benefits, and key facts we need to know

Functions of Nigerian Customs Service Men

They discharge the following functions:

Collecting customs revenue and anti-smuggling efforts and accounting for


Manifest processing;

Licensing and registration of Customs Agents;

Registration and designation of collecting banks, and

Working in collaboration with other government agencies in all approved ports and border stations.


Security duties;

Generating statistics for planning and budgetary purposes;

Monitoring Foreign Exchange utilization;

Engaging in Research, Planning, and Enforcement of Fiscal Policies of Government

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Benefits and Allowances of Custom Officers

General Services,



Hardiness allowance,

Plain-Cloth allowance,

Furniture allowance, and

Personal Servant for entitled officers.


Meal subsidy,



House maintenance,

Uniform maintenance,

Nigerian Custom Service Rank and Salary Structure

Ranks                                                                             Annual Basic Salaries                                                                                                                      

Deputy Superintendent Customs (DSC) Officer            ₦1,094,027 – ₦1,252,038

Chief Superintendent Customs (CSC) Officer                ₦1,158,172 – ₦1,325,234

Assistant Comptrollers                                                ₦1,225,584 – ₦1,405,449

Deputy Comptrollers                                                  ₦1,619,447 – ₦1,825,589

Comptrollers                                                             ₦1,759,829 – ₦1,966,281

Assistant Comptroller-General                                     ₦2,272,288 – ₦2,464,560

Customs Assistant                                                      ₦298,506 – ₦330,321

Assistant Inspector of Custom                                      ₦357,358 – ₦411,484

Inspector of Custom                                                    ₦483,014 – ₦567,065

Assistant Superintendent of Customs II                         ₦888,956 – ₦988991

Assistant Superintendent of Customs I                          ₦1,012,562 – ₦1,143,539

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