National Identification and Registration Authority Issuance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

National Identification and Registration Authority Issuance Assistant Jobs in Uganda

  • The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by the Registration of Persons Act (ROPA), 2015 and is mandated to establish and maintain the National Identification Register (NIR).

  • The Authority is also charged with among other things; the registration of citizens and legally resident aliens; assigning National Identification / Alien Identification Numbers (NINs/AINS) to qualifying persons and issuing Identification Cards to those 16 years and above; registration of births, deaths and adoption orders and issuance of the relevant certificates.

  • In order to better service delivery to the public, the Authority plans a national exercise at sub-county level to issue out all unissued National ID cards for Ugandans who registered but have not yet picked their NID cards.

  • The exercise shall be conducted across all sub-counties, town councils and divisions in the country to bring services closer to the public.

  • In order to support the above exercise, NIRA wishes to engage temporary Issuance Assistants as per the details below:

    Issuance Assistant

    Number of vacancies 1,961

    Duration Not more than 20 days

    Brief Role Profile

    • Issue National ID Cards to registered citizens following due process;

    • Detect errors on NID Cards and follow due process to submit them for correction;

    • Record Cards issued and submit the statistics/reports on a daily basis;

    • Ensure safe custody of unissued cards and issuance equipment.

    Person Specifications/Requirements

    • Minimum Qualification - a Diploma from a recognized institution of
    higher learning;

    • Recent experience in a similar activity and in particular, in operating registration and/or issuance equipment;

    • IT Literacy (Computer skills;

    • Good communication and customer care skills

    • Must be a resident in the Sub-county in which one is applying to work.

    • An active bank account, Tax Identification Number (TIN) and registered Mobile Number are a MUST.

    • Possession of a National ID is a MUST.

    How to Apply

  • Application, CV and support documents should be addressed and delivered to the District Registration Officer of the respective NIRA District/Division Offices across the country during official working hours and should indicate the sub-county where they are applying to work.

    Deadline 5.00pm on Friday, 23th March 2020


    NIRA (HEADQUARTERS) Kololo Independence Grounds,
    Kololo Airstrip
    P. O. Box 26529, Kampala-Uganda

  • Tel (Reception): +256 312119600

  • For Inquiries on National Identification Registration
    Call +256 312119631/+256 312119639

  • For Inquiries on Birth, Death and Adoption Order Registration,
    Call +256 312119601

  • For Inquiries on Public Relations
    Call +256 312119605

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