Mfano Na Namba Ya Nida | Namba Ya Kitambulisho Cha Taifa

Mfano Na Namba Ya Nida | Namba Ya Kitambulisho Cha Taifa: The idea of establishing National IDs for Tanzanian citizens and foreigners living in Tanzania was born in 1968 at the “Interstate Intelligence Gathering” meeting that included delegates from Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia. At that time the countries of Kenya and Zambia already had their National IDs. It was decided that in order to strengthen security relations based on the Rule of Law in the four countries, the countries of Uganda and Tanzania must also issue National Identity Cards to their citizens.

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Mfano Na Namba Ya Nida | Namba Ya Kitambulisho Cha Taifa

A National identity number (Namba Ya Kitambulisho Cha Taifa) is a unique number that is assigned to a citizen. The number is used for identification purposes and is required for many activities, such as opening a bank account or filing taxes, registering sim cards and more. In this blog post, we will show you how the Tanzania national identity number looks like.

Tanzania National identity number is made up of 20 digits. The first 8 digits shows the person date of birth followed by 12 personal unique numbers. You can check the format below on how your NIDA number looks like.

Mfano Na Namba Ya Nida | Namba Ya Kitambulisho Cha Taifa

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About NIDA: The National Identification Authority (NIDA) is established by the National Identification Authority (Establishment) Instrument, 2008 with the mandate to Register and Issue Identity Cards to Tanzanian citizens and eligible residents who are non-citizens with the age of 18 years and above in accordance with the Registration and Identification of Persons Act, (Act No.11 of 1986) Revised Edition 2012.

From September 2016 to date, NIDA has been Registering and Issuing Identity Cards to the eligible residents who are non-citizens in Dar es Salaam region and now, the exercise is officially extended to commence countrywide to all eligible residents who are non-citizens from 06th March, 2017. With that regard, NIDA would like to inform all Legal Residents who resides in Tanzania for more than six months as per their residence permits from the date of issuance of this announcement to participate in Registration and Identification of persons exercise as required by law;

Mission: To be an entity responsible for providing diagnostic services that are recognized nationally and internationally.

Vision: Issuing Identity Cards for Tanzanians and Foreign Residents of Tanzania and maintaining the Identification Book with the aim of Strengthening Security and Peace, Economically and Socially for the Development of the Nation.

NIDA values

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Hard work and discipline
  • Working together.
  • To do high quality work.
  • Hiring professional and ethical staff.
  • Appreciate the contribution of employees.
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