How to Register Your NGO in Tanzania Using (NiS) System

How to register your NGO in Tanzania. Registering a non-governmental organization (NGO) can be a daunting task, involving paperwork and complex procedures. However, with the advent of technology, the Tanzanian government has made this process easier through the NGOs Information System (NiS). In this blog post, we will walk you through the simple steps to register your NGO using NiS, a user-friendly online platform.

Step 1: Open Your Browser

You can start the registration process from the comfort of your laptop, desktop, tablet, smartphone, or any other computer device. Just open your preferred web browser, such as Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Step 2: Access NiS

In your browser’s address bar, type the following web address: or click on this link:

Step 3: Choose Your Option

Once you’re on the NiS platform, you will find four main options:

  1. NIS SYSTEM: This option is for the online registration of NGOs, submission of annual returns, and funding contracts.
  2. MAPPING: It provides information about the geographical locations of NGOs.
  3. ANALYTICS: Access data statistics related to NGO registration and beneficiary projects.
  4. SEARCH: Conduct free and official searches for NGO information.

For NGO registration, choose “NIS SYSTEM” or click here, then select “Create Account.”

Step 4: Complete Registration

To register, follow these steps:

  • Select Identity Type: Choose “National Identity.”
  • Provide Your ID Number: Enter your National ID number in the format 19790712xxxx0000xx.
  • Enter Organization’s Email: Provide your organization’s email address (not a personal email).
  • Phone Number: Enter your contact phone number.
  • Password: Create a password that is at least 8 characters long and includes a combination of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters (e.g., RTadR@@127!). Confirm your password.
  • Click “Register.”

Step 5: Email Verification

You will receive an account verification link in your organization’s email. Open your email and click on the link to verify your account.

Step 6: Access the System

After successful email verification, you will gain access to the system. You can then proceed to fill in all the required information for your application.

Step 7: Dashboard Area

Upon logging in, you will find a dashboard area. Below the dashboard, click “My Organization” to provide more details about your NGO.

Step 8: Complete and Submit Your Application

To complete and submit your application, follow these steps:

  1. Add the address of your organization.
  2. Add your NGO’s thematic areas.
  3. Add types of members associated with your organization.
  4. Add the members of your organization.
  5. Add office bearer positions.
  6. Assign office bearer positions to members.
  7. Add necessary attachments.
  8. Fill in your organization’s constitution.

After filling in all the required information, click on the “Submit Report” button to submit your report to the Registrar.

Step 9: Need Help?

If you encounter any difficulties while filling out the form, you can seek assistance from government officials. Please use the following numbers to contact them.

For Registration Issues:

  • Government Official Registration Support #: +255262963346, +255262963341, +255737569583, +255737569584

For Technical Issues:

  • Government Official Technical Support #: +255762361641, +255689489554


Registering your NGO with the NGOs Information System (NiS) has been made easier than ever. By following these simple steps, you can efficiently complete your registration process and make a positive impact through your organization. If you’re in need of assistance, the provided contact numbers are there to support you every step of the way.

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