NIRA Recruitment Portal

NIRA Recruitment Portal

The Uganda National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has commenced the recruitment of permanent and temporary candidates for the 2024 session. Interested and qualified persons are to create an applicant profile on the NIRA Recruitment Portal to begin the application process.

In this article, we will outline a list of available NIRA positions and requirements for the respective roles. We will also cover how to fill out the NIRA application form to apply for recruitment.

List of Available NIRA Vacancies 2024

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) is currently accepting applications for the following positions within various departments;

PositionDepartmentNo of vacancies
Registration AssistantRegistration and Operations10,594
Data ProcessorsDirectorate of ICT766
Communications AssistantOffice of the Executive Director01
Research AssistantOffice of the Executive Director01
Stores AssistantDirectorate of Finance and Administration01
Accounts AssistantDirectorate of Finance and Administration02
Transport and Logistics AssistantDirectorate of Finance and Administration01
Registration OfficersDirectorate of Registrations and Operations105
System Development AssistantDirectorate of ICT04
Database Administrator AssistantDirectorate of ICT03
Network Administrator AssistantDirectorate of ICT04
System Administrator   AssistantDirectorate of ICT04
Cyber Security AssistantDirectorate of ICT02
Field Support AssistantDirectorate of ICT06
Service EngineersDirectorate of ICT04
Legal AssistantDirectorate of Legal, Advisory and Compliance09
Legal ClerkDirectorate of Legal, Advisory and Compliance01
Client Relations AssistantPublic Relations and    Corporate Affairs06
Human Resource AssistantHuman Resource03
Human Resource Office AssistantHuman Resource02
Monitoring and Evaluation AssistantPlanning and Strategy02
Internal Audit AssistantInternal Audit05

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Application Requirements for NIRA Recruitment

Candidates interested in applying for the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) recruitment must meet the following application requirements;

  • Applicant must be a Ugandan Citizen
  • Minimum of a UACE certificate or its equivalent
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a  related field
  • Good communication skills, Innovative, Decisive, Good writing and comprehension skills,
    Flexibility, Accuracy, Team player, Good organizational skills

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NIRA Application Procedure

  • Visit the NIRA Website at
  • Click on the Careers menu link
  • Read the application requirements and responsibilities for your preferred role (Note: Alternatively candidates can access the NIRA recruitment portal directly at
  • Fill out the NIRA Recruitment Form with your details
  • Select your preferred area of work by district
  • Upload original copies of all your academic and professional certificates
  • Click on the submit button to complete your application process

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Important Notice

  • Applications should include a telephone contact of the applicant, names and contact details of at least three (3) referees
  • Applicants must possess a valid National ID, an active bank account, a Tax Identification Number (TIN), and telephone contacts registered in their names
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One thought on “NIRA Recruitment Portal

  1. I applied for the post of being a registration assistant but I was shortlisted as a registration officer. What should I do?

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