National Identification Authority (NIDA) shareThe 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.
Application for NIDA ID can be done at NIDA offices located in all Districts, as well as at the Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) for investors who are eligible to register with TIC. For more details please click on the procedures below.