Visa requirements for Uganda

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

❭❭ Single Entry Visa
❭❭ Multiple Entry Visa
❭❭ East Africa Tourist Visa
❭❭ Government Officials
❭❭ Diplomatic Visa

No fee
No fee

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

❭❭ Submit an online application here.

❭❭ Your passport must have been valid for at least 6 months from the date of travel and for 6 months after your expected departure from Uganda.

❭❭ You will need to submit a money order for the correct visa from the list above.

❭❭ You will need to submit a letter of invitation/introduction if you are travelling for business.

❭❭ You are required to present an international inoculation certificate against yellow fever at the point of entry in Uganda.

❭❭ Please enclose a prepaid, self-addressed UPS, FEDEX, DHL,USPS Priority or Express return envelope with your application. Regular envelopes are not accepted.

Holders of travel documents (not passports) issued by the U.S. Immigration Department to refugees are required to submit the following in addition to the above requirements.

❭❭ An invitation from the host legally residing in Uganda.

❭❭ A letter obtained by the host from the local authorities (e.g. Local Council Chairman) confirming he/she resides in that locality.

❭❭ A copy of the host’s photo ID such as a drivers licence, national ID card or passport.