His Excellency the President of Customs, Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalifa, gained the position of Chairman of the Council of the World Customs Organization, becoming the third Arab to hold this high position in the organization
Customs Affairs won first position in the Best Governmental Practices of the Economic and Customs Governance Project to facilitate trade (Ofoq) at the 2019 Government Forum.
Customs Affairs won the Excellence Award in Human Resources for 2018 (Public Sector Category) at the Fifth Arab Gulf Forum for Human Resources Development being organized by Act Smart Public Relations Consultancy.
The Kingdom of Bahrain Customs won the best photo prize for 2016 in the World Customs Organization competition under the World Customs Day theme "Digital Customs". Over 180 member states participated in the competition.