This division has the following core functions:
- Register political organisations and to monitor their operations
- Register international non-governmental organisations and to monitor their operations;
- Register, grant legal personality to local non-governmental organisations and faith-based organisations and to monitor whether their operations comply with the law;
- Operational certificate for National Non-Governmental Organizations and Faith Based organizations
- Legal Personality certificate for Political Parties, National Non-Governmental Organizations and Faith Based organizations
- Publication of the details of the organizations in the official Gazette of the Republic of Rwanda.