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Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) was established under section 14 of the Insurance Statute 1996 now The Insurance Act,(Chap213) Laws of Uganda, 2000(Insurance Act)which came into effect on 4th April 1996 and commenced operations in April 1997

The main object of the Authority is to ensure the effective administration, supervision, regulation and control of the business of Insurance in Uganda.

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Our Key Functions
The Objective of the Authority is to ensure the effective administration, supervision, regulation  and control of the business of Insurance in Uganda.
  • establish standards for the conduct of insurance and reinsurance business;
  • license all persons involved in or connected with insurance business, including insurance and reinsurance companies, insurance and reinsurance intermediaries, loss adjusters and assessors, risk inspectors and valuers;
  • approve texts of policies proposal forms;
  • approve minimum rates of insurance premiums and maximum commissions in
    respect of all classes of insurance;
  • safeguard the rights of insurance policyholders and insurance beneficiaries to any insurance contract;
  • provide a bureau to which complaints may be submitted by members of the public;
  • advise the Government on adequate insurance protection and security for national
    assets and national properties;
  • promote a sound and efficient insurance market in the country;
  • supervise and control transactions between insurers and re-insurers;
  • ensure strict compliance with this Act and regulations made under it and any
    other law relating to insurance; and
  • undertake other functions as the Minister may designate.
Online Agents Licensing System launched..

Insurance Regulatory Authority Staff, Kevin Kateete (Inspection officer Life), Steven (ICT)  and Cynthia Ayero (Inspection Officer) interact with consultants from Datatrack Solutions Limited, at the launch of the Online Agents Licensing system at Silver Springs Hotel in Bugoloobi. 

The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) of Uganda has launched an online agents licensing system a move aimed at improving service delivery in the sector.

The system intends to reduce on the time that agents spend applying and getting licensed by the IRA from two-weeks to two days. Read more.

ICEA Life wins 2015 Insurance sports Gala..

ICEA staff celebrate after winning the 2015 Insurance Sports gala, which took place at Cambridge International school in Butabika.

ICEA Life insurance Company emerged the winner of the 2015 Insurance sports gala accumulating 386 points.  The sister company ICEA General was second with 354 points and defending champion UAP Insurance Company emerged 3rd with 336 points. Read more.

VAT affecting Insurance growth in Uganda..

The IRA Chief Executive Officer Alhaj Kaddunabbi Ibrahim Lubega and the Director Legal and Compliance Ms. Evelyne Nkalubo Muwemba addressing journalists.

The imposition of 18%  Value Added Tax (VAT) on insurance services and the revision of stamp duty from Shs5,000 to Shs35,000, has had a great impact on the demand for insurance, hence lowering its growth in 2014.

The Chief Executive Officer Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA), Alhaj Kaddunabbi Ibrahim Lubega said, a total premium of Shs504.8billion Read More.. 

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Our Contacts
Plot5,Kyadondo Road, Nakasero. Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor.
Kampala 22855 - Uganda
Telephone: 0312-266364/ 0414-346712 / 041-4253564
Fax: 256 414 349260
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Complaints Bureau
About the Bureau
The Authority set up a Complaints Bureau in 1998 as per Section 15(f) of the Insurance Act to handle complaits against Insurance players. The public is urged to always lodge complaints with the Bureau for prompt settlement to complaints and avoidance of lengthy and costly Court cases
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Insurance Players
Licenced Insurance Brokers
Licenced Loss Adjusters
Licenced Insurance Companies
Licenced Agents
Insurance Regulations 2002
HMOs Regulations
Investment Regulations of Paidup Capital

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