Nigeria Custom Service Salary 2024, Ranks and Allowance

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Are you interested in working for the Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) or learning more about it? If yes, then this blog post is for you. In this post, I will share with you the ranks, salary and allowance of the NCS officers in 2024.

The NCS is a very important paramilitary organization in Nigeria. They are the ones responsible for regulating import and export activities in Nigeria. In other words, they ensure that the country’s economy is not destabilized by the movement of goods across its borders.

Another main task of the NCS is that they combat smuggling and other illegal activities at the borders. Working for the NCS can be rewarding, challenging and exciting. However, it also requires dedication, discipline and professionalism.

Nigeria Customs Ranks, Salary Structure

The salary of the NCS officers depends on various factors such as the rank, the location, the performance, etc. However, there is a general salary structure that is used to determine the salary ranges for each rank. Here is a list of the salary ranges for each rank, with the minimum and maximum annual amounts:

Rank Salary Range (₦)
Customs Assistant 398,506 – 450,321
Assistant Inspector of Custom 457,358 – 511,484
Inspector of Custom 523,014 – 597,065
Assistant Superintendent of Customs II 878,956 – 908, 991
Assistant Superintendent of Customs I 1,102,562 – 1,123,535
Deputy Superintendent Customs (DSC) Officer 1,134,027 – 1,252,03
Chief Superintendent Customs (CSC) Officer 1,168,172 – 1,335,234
Assistant Comptrollers 1,235,584 – 1,445,449
Deputy Comptrollers 1,629,447 – 1,825,589
Comptrollers 1,749,829 – 1,946,281
Assistant Comptroller-General 2,262,288 – 2,474,560
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Apart from the basic salary that is paid to the NCS officers, they are also entitled to some allowances. These allowances are meant to cover some of the expenses and risks that the NCS officers incur in the course of their duties. Here is a list of the types and amounts of allowances that the NCS officers receive, with the monthly or yearly amounts:

Type of Allowance Amount (₦)
Housing Allowance 20% of basic salary (monthly)
Transport Allowance 10% of basic salary (monthly)
Hazard Allowance 5% of basic salary (monthly)
Furniture Allowance 50% of basic salary (yearly)


In this blog post, I have shared with you the ranks, salary and allowance of the NCS officers in 2024. I hope you have found this information useful and informative.

If you are interested in working for the NCS or learning more about it, you can visit their official website at or follow them on their social media platforms.

You can also leave a comment below if you have any questions or feedback.

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