News Updates

  • Lists of persons whose cards are ready to be issued

    Monday, November 23rd, 2020  Read More

  • Nationwide NID Issuance 2020

    Tuesday, November 10th, 2020  Read More

  • Clarification on NIRA role in sim card verification

    Thursday, October 08th, 2020  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
The statistics of exercise

Issuance Information

Issuance Statistics
The statistics of exercise