News Updates

  • Biometric Card readers handed over to Uganda Communications Commission

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  • Security Marks on NID

    Know the Security Marks on your National ID  Read More

  • Pilot Districts for ID card replacement

    Replacement of lost national IDs was only being done at ...  Read More

  • Alien Registration

    Registration of aliens is currently on going at the ...  Read More

  • Lost and Found Cards

    Please check publications for Lost and Found Cards or ...  Read More

  • Update On The National Exercise On The Registration Of Learners 2017

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  • Clarification on issues raised in the “story panic as national id Data is stolen”

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  • Registration of Learners Exercise rolled out, registers progress.

    The project to register all school going children aged ...  Read More

  • Mass registration of pupils and students handbook

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  • Check ID Status

    You can now dial *216# on your Phone to check ID ...  Read More

  • Mass Registration of Pupils and Students

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  • NIRA Tenders

    Procurement notices  Read More

  • NIRA wins JLOS’s annual ‘Millstone Achievement award’

    The National Identification and Registration Authority ...  Read More

  • Transfer of Births, Deaths and Adoption Order Registration from URSB to NIRA Effective January 01, 2016

    The National Identification and Registration Authority ...  Read More

NIRA Mandate

To create, manage, maintain and 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
  • Issuing National Identification Cards and Aliens’ Identification Cards to all registered persons

Message from the ED

On behalf of the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA), whose principle responsibility is the establishment and maintenance of the National Identification Register, I am glad to welcome you to our website. I have no doubt that this platform will help our stakeholders and the general public to interact with us online and obtain information more readily about the activities and services of NIRA National Identification and Registration Authority’s mandate as established by the Registration of Persons Act 2015

Registration Information

Registration
Registration Statistics
Registration
The statistics of exercise

Issuance Information

Issuance
Issuance Statistics
Issuance
The statistics of exercise