Visa Requirements for Uganda

With effect from July 1, 2015, visa fees for entry into Uganda were revised as follows:

  1. Single Entry Visa                  US$50
  2. Multiple Entry Visa              US$100
  3. East Africa Tourist Visa      US$100
  4. Government officials           No fee
  5. Diplomatic Visa                    No fee

Please note: All visa applications must be submitted online. Paper applications will not be processed and may result in delays.

Holders of Passports

  1. Submit an ONLINEapplication.
  2. Must submit original passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of travel and past the date of your expected departure from Uganda;
  3. A Money Order of the correct visa fees (Single Entry = $50; Multiple entry = $100; East Africa Tourist Visa = $100);
  4. A letter of invitation/introduction, if traveling on business;
  5. An international inoculation certificate against yellow fever must be presented at the point of entry into Uganda;
  6. Enclose a prepaid, self-addressed UPS, FEDEX, DHL, USPS Priority or Express return envelope. Regular envelopes are not accepted.

Holders of Travel Documents 

Holders of travel documents (non-passports) issued by the U.S. Immigration Department to refugees are required to submit the following in addition to the above requirements:

  1. An invitation letter from the host legally residing in Uganda.
  2. The host must obtain a letter from the local authorities (such as Local Council I Chairman) confirming that he/she resides in that locality.
  3. A copy of a Photo ID of the host in Uganda, such as a driver’s license, national ID card, passport, etc.
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