Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA) was established under the Tier4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders Act, 2016 to license, regulate and supervise all Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders in Uganda.
The Tier 4 Institutions include Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs), NonDeposit Taking Microfinance Institutions, Self Help Groups, and Moneylenders. The Authority hereby informs SACCOs, Moneylenders, and Non-Deposit Taking Microfinance Institutions to renew their licenses for the calendar year 2024.
The Authority further cautions the general public not to transact with unlicensed Institutions /Companies that provide financial services as stipulated in the Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders Act, 2016 and the accompanying Regulations.
Application forms and renewal forms are available on our website www.umra.go.ug. For more information, visit our offices located at Wing B Rwenzori Towers along Nakasero Road, Kampala or website www.umra.go.ug. You can also call +256417799700 or Toll – free 0800 111 449.