Services

  1.     Registration of indigenous, regional, continental, foreign and international NGOs;

           a)       Registration of NGOs incorporated within Uganda

 Requirements

o   An application for registration of an NGO shall be in Form A and accompanied by:

o   a certified copy of a certificate of incorporation;

o   a copy of the Organization’s governing documents;

o   a chart showing the governance structure;

o   proof of payment of the prescribed fee;

o   source of funding of the activities of the organization;

o   a copies of valid identification document for at least two founder members

o   minutes and resolutions of the members authorizing the organization to register with the Bureau;

o   a statement complying with section 45 of the Act (staffing);

o   a recommendation from – - DNMC where the headquarters are located; - A line ministry or a Government department or agency;

o   The application for registration of an organization shall be signed by at least two founder members.

       b)      Registration of NGOs incorporated outside Uganda Any NGO incorporated outside Uganda shall apply to the Bureau for registration in Form N ( COPY OF FORM N) and the application shall be accompanied by:-

o   proof of payment of prescribed fees; - a certified copy of certificate of incorporation from the country of origin;

o   a certified copy of its constitution, or charter, or memorandum of association, or any other documents governing the NGO;

o   a certified copy of resolution authorizing registration in Uganda; a certificate of good conduct of the signatories to the resolution in sub regulation 3(d) or at least two board members of the NGO;

o   a curriculum vitae of at least two board members of the NGO; - a recommendation from their government or missions accredited to Uganda;

o   a recommendation from the ministry of foreign affairs in Uganda;

o   a chart showing its organizational structure as stipulated in its governing documents;

o   a copy of valid identification document for at least two board members;

o   a work plan and budget or strategic plan for the organization;

o   a statement complying with section 45 of the Act (staffing);

o   a recommendation from; DNMC where its headquarters will be located; and the responsible ministry or ministries or government or department or agency.

 

2       Recommending foreigners working with NGOs to the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration

                       Control for issuance of work permits;

 Requirements

o   Covering letter addressed to the Executive Director National Bureau for NGOs;

o   List of foreign and local staff working with the NGO, job title and duration of their contract ;

o   Evidence of failed recruitment of Uganda succession plan or rationale for foreign employees; 4) Registered constitution or memorandum and articles of association, organization chart;

o   Certificate of incorporation valid permit to operate as an NGO from the NGO Bureau;

o   Appointment/ invitation letter;

o   Photocopy of contract/ agreement;

o   Certificate of good conduct ie when is a new applicant;

o   Curriculum Vitae( CV/Resume);

o   Photocopy of certified copies of academic documents;

o   Photocopy of passport bio data page;

o   Photocopy of immigration status.

3.       Offering advisory services on NGO issues

 

 4     Renewal of the NGO permits;

 An NGO shall apply to the Bureau for renewal of a permit within 6 (six) months before expiry of its permit in Form H ( COPY OF FORM H) as prescribed in the schedule and shall be accompanied by:-

  • A copy of audited accounts;
  • A copy of the annual report;
  • Minutes of the annual general assembly or the governing body;
  • A work plan and budget or strategic plan for the organization;
  • and - Evidence of payment of prescribed fees.

 

5.  Mediation among NGOS, and other stakeholders