About the Ghana Customs Service (CEPS)
The Ghana Customs Service is one of Ghana’s security service units that oversees all activities across all points of entry in Ghana such as the import and export of goods and services. The Ghana Customs was previously an independent institution but now serves as a security unit of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).
Duties of the Ghana Customs Service
Below are the duties of the Ghana Customs service:
- Mobilization of revenue from imports and exports
- Facilitation of legitimate trade
- Provision of public security and safety
Ranks in the Ghana Customs Service
Below are the ranks in the Ghana CEPS from the highest rank to the lowest rank.
- Deputy Commissioner
- Assistant Commissioner
- Senior collector
- Principal collector
- Assistant collector
- Collection assistant 1st class
- Collection assistant 2nd class
- Collection assistant 3rd class
- Junior collection assistant 1st class
- Junior collection assistant 2nd class
- Junior collection assistant 3rd class
Ghana Customs Service Salary
Below is the salary structure of the Ghana Customs service personnel.
A Ghanaian customs service officials earn between GHS 2000.00 to GHS 5,000.00 per month on average depending on the rank of the officer. However, CEPS officials are also entitled to other bonuses and allowances that may be added to their salaries.
A senior customs officer earns between GHS 5,000.00 – GHS 7,000.00 per month depending on the officer’s rank whiles a CEPS border official earns between GHS 730.00 to GHS 4,500.00 per month.
Ghana Customs Service FAQ
How much does Ghana custom service pay Wassce recruit?
Is D7 accepted in Ghana custom service?
Yes. D7 is accepted by the Ghana Customs Service. However, applicants with better grades may be considered first during the selection process.
What is the duration of Ghana CustomS Service training? Customs Training School in Ghana for 24 weeks
Is Ghana Revenue Authority the same as CEPS? No. The Ghana Customs Service is a unit of the Ghana Revenue authority that is responsible for tax issues at the various ports of entry in Ghana.
How much are customs ranks and salary in Ghana? The salary range for the majority of workers in Customs and border inspectors – is from GH₵703.00 to GH₵4,521 per month depending on the officer’s rank as of 2023.
Ghana Customs Service Contact Information
- Location: Off Starlets’ 91 Road, near Accra Sports Stadium
- Postal: P. O. Box 2202, Accra-Ghana
- Telephone: +233- (0) 302 904545 OR +233- (0) 302 904546
- Email: [email protected]