The exercise, which has been postponed numerous times, has now been slated for late July, according to the EC chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama.
Gilbert Kadilo, the NIRA spokesperson advised people who have lost their cards to first check with the authority before applying for a replacement.
Over 18 million Ugandans above the age of 16 have been issued with National ID
The ruling followed a complaint filed by a Ugandan of an Asian origin on behalf of half-castes in Uganda
The registration body will increase officers and computers at NIRA offices to make it faster for applicants to register or collect their cards
The Prime Minister is in Boston for meetings to explore building partnerships with Havard University.
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