Uganda - Register a Motorcycle
- 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
Registration is now online, one has to do the following in order to register a motor vehicle.
- Go to http://ura.go.ug;
- Go to tax payer login and click login or create account;
- Enter login details if you already have an account and if you dont have, create one.
- On the left hand side after logging in, click on MVR Agent Registration
- A registration form will appear, enter your Tax identification Number TIN, the other information will Auto populate.
- After fill the form complete click submit.
- Then a receipt with Motor Vehicle Registration Number
- Log book
Office Locations & Contacts
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Headquarters,
5th Street Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 7279, Uganda, Kampala
Phone: 0414 334228, 0417442054, 0417442055, 0417443150
Toll free: 0800117000
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Crested Towers (Tall Tower)
Tel: 041-7443000, 041-7443134
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Tel: 041-7440000, 041-7442042
Whoever owns a motorcycle is eligible to apply for registration.
The process is free of charge.
As long as the vehicle is not transferred, registration is valid.
Documents to Use
Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links
Vehicle Clearing Agent Registration Form: a sample can be viewed by visiting https://www.ura.go.ug/.
The process of registration takes about less than two weeks.
Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation. Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed. e.g In the following url "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M".
- Application form must be filled by owner;
- Must fill in all the required information in the application form
- For new vehicles an agent is required but for old vehicles, one only enters the vehicle particulars on a form off the URA website;
- One must have a 10 digit Tax Identification Number (TIN).
- Motorcycle registration number
- Registration date
- Full name and address of owner of owner
- Agents details
- Tax Identification Number for both the Owner and Agent
Need for the Document
Motorcycle registration is compulsory registration of a Motorcycle with a government authority. The purpose of this registration is to establish clear ownership and for easy taxation.While almost all motorcycles are uniquely identified by a vehicle identification number only registered vehicles display a vehicle registration plate and carry a vehicle registration certificate.
Registration of a motorcycle in Uganda is done by Uganda Revenue Authority
Information which might help
To have an account you must have Tax Identification Number (TIN) number which is a unique number issued to a taxpayer by the tax Administration. Therefore if you do not have one you need to go through the process of obtaining one in order to register a motorcycle.
Other uses of the Document/Certificate
Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate. e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.
- Registration ensures security of the motorcycle because no one can transfer it to his name without your consent;
- It helps simplifying the processes of identification for taxation by the tax authorities;
- Details of the motorcycle are recorded in the database of the registering authority which information may be used in future for example in cases of lost logbooks;