Jobs at The National Identification Authority (NIDA) - BAHI, DODOMA

Area, Size and Location: Bahi District Council is one of the seven local government authorities of Dodoma
region. It lies on the central plateau of Tanzania in the western direction of Dar es Salaam. The district has
a total area of 5,948 square kms, of which arable land is only 542,844 hectares.

Administration and Frontiers: Administratively the district council is divided into 4 divisions, 22 wards, 59
villages and 553 hamlets. There is also one parliamentary electoral constituency namely Bahi. The District
Council borders Manyoni District (Singida Region) on the western part, Chemba District on the North,
Dodoma municipal on the East and Chamwino District on the Southwest part.
Demography: The 2012 National Population and Housing Census showed that the District has the total
population of 221,645 out of which 105,975 were males, and 115,670 females. Based on the annual
Average growth rate of 2.3 percent and the average household size is 4.5.
To read more about our History go to BAHI DISTRICT PROFILE-.pdf

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;

It is the duty of every eligible resident who is a non-citizen with the age of 18 years and above who is within the group of qualified legal residents to be registered as per his/her relevant documents, to apply for registration in the specified and nearest NIDA Office i.e NIDA District Office located in all districts country wide – Tanzania Mainland. According to the law, any person who contravenes or fails or refuses to comply with any provision commits an Offence.

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