National Civil Registration Authority


The First Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Day & Launching of Civil Registration Steering Committee

In 2012, the Government of Sierra Leone requested the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to conduct a scoping mission on the civil registration landscape in the country.

What we do

  •   Birth Registration
  •   Death Registration
  •  Civil Marriages
  •  Christian Marriage
  •   Muslim Marriage
  •  Customary Marriage

Register all vital events, and assign a unique identity to citizens and residents of Sierra Leone and create up-to-date and reliable civil registers

To become an organization of excellence by successfully issuing National identification Number through a foremost civil registration system

Integrity, Professionalism, Excellence, Transparency, Independence, Collaboration, Confidentiality

National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA)
Civil Registration is A Must!


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.

Public Notice

The Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the Human Resources Management Office has requested the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) to undertake a nationwide Biometric Verification...

Supplier Registration

The National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) is in the process of updating its Database of Suppliers (both International and Local) and hereby request eligible Suppliers, Contractors and Consultants who have the capacity to supply goods...

The Structure of NCRA

According to section 3 of Part II of the NCR Act of 2016, the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) will be governed by the Board headed by a chairperson. The governing Body of the Authority shall be a board in which shall be vested the control and supervision of the Authority. The Board shall consist of a Chairman and the following members;

In accordance to the Act, the Board, will among other things, have control and supervision of the Authority, including overseeing the sound and proper financial management of the Authority.

Meet Our Team

Mr. Mohamed Mubashir Massaquoi

Director General

John Godswill Lavilie

Deputy Director General

Our Partners & Donors

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