About NCRA

The Parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone enacted the National Civil Registration Bill on the 30th June 2016 to pave the way for the establishment of the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) and the undertaking of Civil Registration in Sierra Leone.

The Authority shall, Pursuant to the NCR Act, be responsible for the continuous, permanent and compulsory recording of occurrences and characteristics of vital events including births, deaths marriages, divorces, nullities, adoptions.


  • Sorie Fofana Is NCRA Board Chairman.

    August 4, 2022 0
    Sorie Fofana, one of Sierra Leone’s seasoned and accomplished journalists is the new National Civil Registration Authority’s Board Chairman following the demise of the former Chairman Mrs Sia Elizabeth Tongu who passed away on 14th [...]
  • Nigeria’s ID Management Team Impressed with NCRA Progress.

    June 30, 2022 0
    © IEC Directorate June 8, 2022, Freetown. A team of stakeholders in Nigeria’s Biometric Identity Card Management walked away impressed with the progress made so far by Sierra Leone’s National Civil Registration Authority after a [...]
  • NCRA Engages Commercial Banks on Digital Identity Inclusion in Sierra Leone.

    June 30, 2022 0
    (Freetown Thursday – April 14, 2022) The National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) now has a chip-based securitized biometric digital identification platform which the banking sector can use to identify customers in real time. The service, [...]
  • NIN now a must for Vehicle Registration.

    June 30, 2022 0
    Freetown, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 By IEC Directorate. A joint communique signed Wednesday by the National Civil Registration Authority Director General, Mohamed MASSAQUOI and the Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority’s Executive Director, the Rev Smart [...]
  • NCRA Top Executives Attend First In-Person ID4Africa Summit.

    June 16, 2022 0
    Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Top executives of the National Civil Registration Authority are attending ID4Africa’s first in-person meeting in Marakesh, Morocco, following the relaxation of Covid19 travel restrictions and public gathering. NCRA Director General, Mohamed [...]


NCRA joins fight against COVID 19
NCRA joins the fight against COVID 19 in Sierra Leone