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Jinsi ya Kupata Kitambulisho Cha NIDA Online Registration

Jinsi ya Kupata Kitambulisho Cha NIDA Online Registration

Jinsi ya Kupata Kitambulisho Cha NIDA Online Registration

The National Identification Authority (NIDA) has launched an Online Registration System,through which applicants can apply for National Identification Cards.

NIDA online registration The National Identification Authority (NIDA) is responsible for registration and issuance of National Identification Cards to Tanzanian citizens and Legal residents.

Legal residents are eligible for NIDA card if they are in possession of valid resident permit and valid passport that are not less than six months.

Legal Residents dependents of 18 years and above are also eligible to get the NIDA ID. NIDA ID is the first requirement for business registration in Tanzania for Citizens.

Legal residents can use their passports to register their business but they need NIDA ID for general identification.

Important things to consider when filling the form

1. The applicant must have an email address that he will use to register and receive a link that will enable him to complete his registration.

2. The applicant must have at least two documents that will be used to prove his identity. Examples of those documents are; Birth certificate etc

3. The applicant must scan his documents and put them in PDF format (no more than one page per attachment) or images in JPG or PNG format.

4. It is important for the Applicant to fill in his mobile phone number.

5. The applicant must attach a birth certificate if he was born in 1980 and onwards. In addition, if the Applicant was born before 1980, he must attach a birth certificate or “Affidavit”.

6. For Applicants with other names; it is better to write those names so that in case there is a need to modify their names it is easy to recognize.

7. The applicant must know the names of his father and mother.

8. An applicant who has National Identification Numbers (NIN) of his/her parents; he is required to keep the original documents (for parents who have already obtained national identification cards).

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9. The applicant must know the house number, street and ward where he lives.

10. For Tanzanians who are abroad, they need to obtain proof of residency in the relevant country from the Tanzanian Embassy Officer in order to fill in the residence, Street/Country section correctly.

11. If the Applicant has obtained School certificates, Taxpayer Number (TIN) and Voter’s Card; it is better to attach.

12. The applicant must fill in the Form correctly and ensure that his/her attachments and the information he/she fills in the system do not conflict with other information, such as School or Business information.

13. The applicant must fill in his information correctly, and print the information in a form and go to the Local Government Office where he lives to get the Seal and Signature of his Local Chairman.

14. The applicant must arrive at the NIDA Office located in his District of residence with a completed form (Form stamped and signed by the Local Government Chairman), along with hard copies of the attachments he uploaded in the system during registration to complete the procedures of registration.

15. For the Applicant who needs to get additional information; do not hesitate to come to the nearest NIDA office.


1. Applicant’s birth certificate

2. Copy of birth certificate / oath of one parent.

3. If the applicant’s citizenship is heirs: verify with a copy of the birth certificate or a copy of the National ID of one parent.

4. If the applicant’s citizenship is registered, verify with a copy of the applicant’s registered citizenship (Dossier Number).

Jinsi ya Kupata Kitambulisho Cha NIDA Online Registration

After completing the online form, the applicant must print and submit a copy to the village/street Executive officer to confirm his/her residency, and then take the completed form to the nearest NIDA registration office to finish the process.

The office procedures include taking photos and fingerprints, as well as having immigration officers verify the applicant’s citizenship.

The implementation of the online service will reduce the inconvenience of this service for all people and will eliminate the need for multiple physical visits to the offices by bringing registration services closer to them.

The system will also reduce the time applicants spend on the registration process and improve the business process by allowing applicants to upload attachments themselves. Furthermore, the system is expected to increase the number of applicants who register for National ID.


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