Uganda - Obtain a National Identification Card
- 1 Procedure
- 2 Required Documents
- 3 Office Locations & Contacts
- 4 Eligibility
- 5 Fees
- 6 Validity
- 7 Documents to Use
- 8 Sample Documents
- 9 Processing Time
- 10 Related Videos
- 11 Instructions
- 12 Required Information
- 13 Need for the Document
- 14 Information which might help
- 15 Other uses of the Document/Certificate
- 16 External Links
- 17 Others
Pick the enrollment form at your parish and fill it, return the form at the parish to the citizenship verification committee and your bio data information is electronically recorded and finger prints captured, after enrollment, the data is taken for processing, then you are required to return at specific dates to pick your National ID.
- Birth certificates,
- Religious certificates,
- School leaving certificates,
- Child health card, Notification of birth,
- Letter of administrative officer,
- Parish/Sub county chief,
- Statutory Declarations, LC letter.
Office Locations & Contacts
Ministry of Internal Affairs
TELEPHONE General line: 4258355 Minister of Internal Affairs: 0414231188/340700 Minister of State for Internal Affairs:041345175/340789 Permanent Secretary: 4231103/4231063 FAX: 4231063 Under Secretary: 0414232645 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
National Security Information System: Hotline: 0312518565 web: www. nsis.go.ug
Where a person turns 18 years, he / she should within ninety 90 days of turning eighteen years apply for a National Identity Card.
Given out for free of charge.
Documents to Use
National Security Information System (NSIS) form 1, National Security Information System (NSIS) FORM I - Annex 1 (NSIS Spouse Form), National Security Information System (NSIS) Death Register Form
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For one to obtain a National ID, through the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Security Information System (NSIS) team is doing the registration at parish level there after issue the National ID after processing the information.
- Full names
- thumb print,
- date of birth,
- address of residence,
- passport information,
- phone number, tribe &
- clan, details of spouses and children,
- Marriage status, citizenship,
- place of origin.
Need for the Document
The Uganda National Identification Card is the primary and only source of official credible identification for who is a Ugandan and non-Ugandan and can be used for identification within East African countries.
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate
- To be able to prove your Uganda citizenship.
- To be able to assert your rights and status as a citizen.
- To prove your identity in the quest for national services.
- To be eligible for employment both in the private and public sectors in Uganda.
- To be used to vote during national elections
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