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NIRA Uganda

NIRA Uganda is responsible to create, manage, maintain & operationeralise the National Identification Register by registering all citizens of Uganda, registering non-citizens of Uganda who are lawfully residents in Uganda, registering births and deaths, assigning a unique National Identification Number to every person registered.

Below are important information you might need to know concerning NIRA Uganda

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A NATIONAL ID

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Requirements for National ID Registration

A. REQUIREMENTS FOR NATIONAL ID CARD REGISTRATION FOR CITIZENS BY BIRTH

  • An LC I letter detailing the applicant’s parents’ names, tribe, clan and this letter should be stamped by the DISO.
  • Photocopy of parents National IDs if they are alive, in case they are deceased, the letter of recommendation should clearly indicate so.
  • Any other supporting document like a birth certificate

   B. REQUIREMENTS FOR NATIONAL ID CARD REGISTRATION FOR CITIZENS BY REGISTRATION

  • All the requirements in “A” above.
  • Copy of Certificate of Citizenship by naturalization or certificate of citizenship by registration as appropriate
  • Any other supporting documents e.g. copy of birth certificate, passport, Marriage certificate, academic documents, driving permit, baptism card, voter’s card etc.
  • Copy of NID of parents (Where available).

C. REQUIREMENTS FOR NATIONAL ID CARD REGISTRATION FOR DUAL CITIZENS

  • Copy of Certificate of Dual Citizenship issued by DCIC
  • Passport(s) of the applicant
  • Copy of NID of parents (where available).

How much does it cost to get a NID card? NIRA Uganda

The National ID card is issued free of charge for the first time but a fee of UGX 50000/= is charged upon replacement of a lost, damaged or defaced card.

I registered and have never got my National ID card.

  • Issuance of National ID cards is done continuously at the NIRA district offices across the country and the five KCCA Divisions of Kampala
  • Dial *216# to check for the following;
  • Application RequirementsStatus of application
  • Replace ID
  • Correction of ID Info
  • Check NIN

All you Need to Know about NIRA Uganda