REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION AND ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT OF OPERATION FOR AN INTERNATIONAL NGO

International Organisation refers to an organisation that has its original incorporation in a country, other than a partner State of the East African Community and is partially or wholly controlled by citizens of one or more countries, other than the citizens of the partner States of the East African Community, and is operating in Uganda under the authority of a Permit issued by the NGO Bureau.

 

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REQUIREMENTS

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Filled Form A (for Organizations incorporated in Uganda) or Form N (for Organizations incorporated outside Africa) and Form D.

Both Forms shall be signed by at least two Founder members

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A letter requesting for registration and a permit to operate addressed to the Executive Director, NGO Bureau indicating; objectives, area of operation, number of years applied for not exceeding 5 (five)

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A certified or notarized copy of the Certificate of Incorporation from Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) or equivalent from the Country of Incorporation.

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Annual Work plan and budget for the number of years applied for the Permit

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A certificate of good conduct of  each of the signatories to the resolution or at least two Board members of the organization.

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Curriculum Vitae of at least two Board members of the organization.

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A certified copy of the organization’s Constitution, or Charter, or Memorandum and Articles of Association or any other documents governing the organisation in which the dissolution clause should inter alia specify;

i) Quorum to pass a resolution for winding up and

ii) How organization assets shall be handled upon winding up

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A chart showing the governance structure of the organization

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Proof of payment of the prescribed fees  for Certificate of Registration and Permit of Operation

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A statement indicating the source of funding of the activities of the organization

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Copies of valid identification documents (National ID or Passport) and passport size photographs of at least two founder members.

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A copy of Minutes, Signed Attendance List and resolution  registered with Uganda Registration Services Bureau authorizing the organization to register with the NGO Bureau

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A statement complying with Section 45 of the NGO Act, 2016 (About staffing of the organization)

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A recommendation from the District Non-Governmental Organizations Monitoring Committee (DNMC) where the Organization’s headquarter is located.

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A recommendation from the line Ministry or Ministries or Government department or Agency

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A recommendation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uganda

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A recommendation from the Government or Mission accredited to Uganda

 

 

FEES:

  1. Fees for a Certificate of Registration for an International Organization (Uganda Shillings).

800,000

  1. Fees for NGO Permit of Operation for an International Organization per year (Uganda Shillings)..

400,000

 

Click here for other Fees and steps on how to make payments

 

HOW TO SUBMIT THE APPLICATION:

Submission of the application should be made to the NGO Bureau in hardcopy in a well labelled spring file. For ease of crosschecking and verification, documents in the spring file should be arranged according to the order in this table of requirements.