News Updates

  • Temporary closure of the NIRA Wakiso office

    Wednesday, September 09th, 2020  Read More

  • Statement on learners NINS AND NIDS – 17-07-2020

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  • Press Release – Resumption of Service to the public

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  • Press Statement – Luwero Office Break-in July 2020

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  • Press Release – Sub-County NID issuance July 2020

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  • Advert for Vacant Positions – May 2020

    Friday, June 12th, 2020  Read More

  • Covid-19 Lockdown

    Following the Directive of H.E the President of the ...  Read More

  • PUBLIC NOTICE – COVID-19- 27-03-2020

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  • Commemorating CRVS day

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  • Response to the sunday vision article alleging forgery in national id registration processes

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  • Birth and Death registration to commence at District level

    The program to roll out registration of births and ...  Read More

  • National ID for Free


  • Launch of the NIRA third party Interface

    Third party interface launched Gen Jeje Odongo ...  Read More

  • 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

  • Lost and Found Cards

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

  • Check ID Status

    You can now dial *216# on your Phone to check ID ...  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 Statistics
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Issuance Information

Issuance Statistics
The statistics of exercise