NIRA Closes Wakiso Offices Over COVID-19

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The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has temporarily closed it’s Wakiso Offices after a police personal attached to premises tested positive for COVID-19.

“The National Identification and Registration Authority would like to inform the public that following the screening tests conducted at our various offices, one (1) police personnel attached to the NIRA Wakiso District Office has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently under case management,” NIRA management said.


“As we manage the situation, the National Identification and Registration Authority Wakiso District Office has been temporarily closed to avoid any possible further spread of infections ,” the management added.

According to NIRA, the office will be reopened to the public on Wednesday 16 September 2020 once the premises have been disinfected inline with the Ministry of Health Guidelines.

NIRA has also suspended services such as issuance of National identity cards, issuance of birth and death certificates, fresh registration for national identity cards, replacement of lost, defaced and damaged national identity cards and correction of errors at the Wakiso premises as their offices remain closed.

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NIRA has however advised it’s clients to access all other services from any other NIRA office nearest to them except national identity card issuance for those who registered at the Wakiso office

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