How to Obtain Nursery School Grade II License In Uganda

Obtain Nursery School Grade II License In Uganda By Online

  1. To get an Kindergarten School Grade 11 License/Permit for Uganda applicants must go to the town council/division office Education office.
  2. Choose the form to fill out and fill in every sections as directed by Town Council Authority.
  3. You must pay the fees required in the Bank before submitting.
  4. Make sure you meet all the minimum requirements that will be evaluated and comprise:
    • The applicant has to prove ownership of the land where the school is situated.
    • The applicant is also required to attach information about the financial resources that are available to the school, such as bank statements.
    • Additionally, it is necessary to determine the number of teachers who will be required to manage the nursery school as well as their education qualifications.
    • Access to facilities for recreation, including sports fields
    • The Management team or the Board of Directors in the case of private schools must be announced.
    • There are schools that do not have fields, however it is acceptable to provide proof that you are able to use facilities for recreation located within within the school vicinity.This is especially true for schools that may be located in towns or cities.
  5. If all the minimal requirements are met then the Nursery school grade 11 receives a temporary license/permit.This is granted on the condition that, within one year, the school’s owner must install all of the required requirements and then report back to the Division or Town Council offices for an operational permit or license.
  • Note A Nursery school grade 11 is different from Nursery school grade 1 in terms of Area location and required fees to be paid for the License/permit but the requirements remain the same at the Municipality level and Town/Division/trading centre level.

Required Documents For Obtain Nursery School Grade II License

  • Clearance from the Ministry of Trade Industries and Cooperatives, Ministry of Trade Non-Nationals
  • Initial Certificate of Incorporation issued by the Company for the New Business
  • Original KCCA/Municipality/Town/City receipt for the previous year indicating existing business
  • The original rent and tenancy agreement from the Landlord for the business that is now in operation
  • Initial trading License from the year prior for an already in operation

Office Locations and Contacts

Ministry of Education and sports.P.O. Box 7063 Kampala
Uganda King George VI Way, Embassy House,
Uganda, Parliamentary Avenue
Legacy Towers, Nakasero,Kyadondo Road,
Block A and Block B
Telephone 0417 893 600 (General)
Telephone 2 0417 893 615 (P.R.O)

Ministry of Local Government
Tel: +256-414-341224
Website :

Contact the Municipal Council Headquarters Offices throughout the country. You can also visit the Department of Education.

Gulu Municipal Council HQ
District , Local Government Airport road
P.O.BOX 201 Gulu
Phone: +256 751000910
Email Address:

Mbarara Municipal Council HQ
District Local Governance Plot No. 12 Galt Road
P. O. Box 290 Mbarara, Uganda
Phone: +256 485420955
Email Address:

Jinja Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Busoga Square
P.O Box , Jinja, Uganda
Email Address:

Entebbe Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Circular Road, Plot 2A Entebbe
. P.O Box 32 Entebbe, Uganda
Phone: +256 772 489 466
Email Address:

Bushenyi District Local Authorities
District Local Government Mbarara – Kasese road.
P.O Box 01 Bushenyi, Uganda
Phone: +256-485-43575
Email Address:

Lira Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Lira Gulu Road
. P.O.Box 49 Lira, Uganda
Phone: +256(0473) 420219
Email Address:

Kasase Municipal Council HQ
Kasese District Municipal Government
District Local Authorities Rukooki, Kasese
. P.O Box 250, Rukooki, Kasese, Uganda
Phone: +256 392888974
Contact Email: /

Kitgum Municipal Council HQ
The District Local Government of Achua County Kitgum
P.O Box 250, Rukooki, Kasese, Uganda
Email Address:

Mubende District Local Government
The District Local Government of Mubende Town
P.O Box 93,Mubende Uganda
Phone: +256-392080149
Email Address:

Hoima Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Hoima, Kampala Road
P.O.Box 149, Hoima, Uganda
Phone: +256 772 566776
. Email Address:

Nansana Municipal Council HQ
District Local Governance Nansana Town Wakiso
P.O Box 7218, Kampala Uganda
Phone: +256 702 459893, +256 704 308272
Mail Address:

Masaka Municipal Council HQ
District Local Government Plot 11 Elgin Street
P.O.BOX Masaka, 201 Masaka
Phone: +256 751000910
Contact Email:


Any person of 18 years carrying out business in Municipality/Division/Town/City/Kampala City Council Authority’s jurisdiction except those who are exempted under Section 8(2) of the Trade Licensing Act are eligible to obtain Trading license to operate a Nursery School Grade II


License Cost: 60, 000 Ugshs


Validity: 1 year

Examples of Documents

Application Form

Processing Time

Maximum Processing Time: 2 Days.

Requirements Information

  • Names of Applicant, Physical and Postal Address of the Applicant
  • The Legal Situation of the applicant
  • List and particulars of Shareholders( if there is any)
  • Certificate of Registration
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum of Understanding and Articles of Association
  • Deed of Partnership
  • Deed of Trust, in the manner is applicable
  • Information about whether the shareholder has been in the past convicted of a crime in Uganda or in another country.
  • The Directors’ List and the Particulars of Directors.
  • details if you’ve ever obtained a Licence. You must state the type of Licence, date of issue and the number on the Licence

Information that could be helpful

To determine the amount of fees to be paid in any municipality, city or township, the minister must through a statutory order divide the territory of any municipality, city or town into classes.

  • Grade I zones to include all industrial zones in District and Municipality. Municipality as well as District.
  • Grade II areas will encompass all areas not included in Grade I zones in the Municipality.
  • The Grade III areas are the trading centers- within District.
  • Grade IV zones that are areas outside of the trading centers in the District.

The following link comprises of Grading of the Areas in the Division/Municipality/Town/City/District.
Grading Link

External Links



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