I.T Certification

IT Certification is a formal procedure, by which the National Information Technology Authority –Uganda (NITA-U) assesses, verifies and attests that a company/person providing information technology products or services meets minimum requirements and standards. In line with her Mandate “to coordinate, promote and monitor Information Technology (IT) developments in Uganda within the context of National Social and Economic development”, NITA-U initiated the Certification scheme with a view of enhancing the competitiveness of the Ugandan IT Industry globally. The domains for IT Certification include, Providers of IT Services and Products, Online Service providers, IT Individual Consultants and IT Training Institutions.

Rationale for IT Certification

a) Lack of Competitiveness of Local IT Service Providers

b) Low quality of IT Services and products

c) Low IT Exports

d) Low Trust in IT Services and Products

e) No clear method for verifying capacity and capability to deliver IT Services

f) Insufficient Consumer protection in regards to IT Services and Products

g) Difficulty in getting redress for sub-standard IT Services and Products

 

 Registration for Certification is done online at IT Certification Website

For further information, please contact us through the addresses below;

Website: https://itco.nita.go.ug

ITCO Address: NITA-U Headquarters
By Post: P.O. Box 33151,Kampala, Uganda
By Phone: +256417 801 053 /+256785 807 169  
Email: servicedesk@gou.go.ug