Important information regarding Uganda visa

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To visit the Republic of Uganda, Visas are no longer obtainable at Entebbe International Airport. However, the Ugandan government decided to replace the visa on arrival with an electronic visa. While there are multiple ways of getting a visa for Uganda, online or at an embassy. It normally takes about 3 to 7 days for the approval.

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You need to fill an online form, make payment and then submit the same. This form will be internally reviewed and processed. The status of the application can be viewed through the online system. The applicants will receive notification regarding their visa status through email.

We request all our travellers who are looking to get an online visa to book through the official Ugandan Immigration website only and not through any other links.

The official link of the same is https://visas.immigration.go.ug/

Online visa application is a simple 4 step process:

STEP 1:

Application Type: Choose the type of application you wish to apply for. In this case please select Visa.

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Category would be Tourist visa and subcategory would be Single entry. Once you select this, it will show you all the required documents along with its size and format that needs to be uploaded.

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STEP 2:

Fill the form: This page requires you to fill in your personal details, passport details and other data.

Under other data, you will be asked to enter the Address in Uganda (person, organization, hotel, travel agency…)

Our details are:

Host Name: Godwin Mweteise Address: Yala Building, Ggaba Road Opp Barclays Bank Kansanga

STEP 3:

Add documents: As per the type of visa selected you will have to upload the requested documents. For a tourist visa, you will have to upload a photo copy of your passport, recent passport size photo and yellow fever certificate. Please note that the documents must be of PDF, JPEG, PNG, BMP format and the file size must not exceed 250KB.

STEP 4:

Submit: Preview your document and then submit.

The application will then be sent for internal review and processing. You will receive an update on your email.

You can even follow up on your application by clicking on the below link :

https://visas.immigration.go.ug/#/check

How much does the visa cost?

The visa charges are 50 USD for single entry visa and 100 USD for an East Africa Tourist visa.

What are the vaccination requirements to enter Uganda?

The vaccination requirements to enter Uganda are:

  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate.

  • A negative COVID-19 certificate. The certificate will be considered valid only if the test is done 120 hours before your scheduled departure to Uganda.

What happens when you have applied for eVisa and it does not arrive on time before you land in Uganda?

You need to produce the payment receipt for the applied eVisa at the immigration as a proof. Hence kindly carry the same along with your passport. We also request you to inform our team about the same and we shall contact immigration authorities and assist you accordingly.

Visa not required?

Not everyone is required to apply for a visa. Citizens of some countries do not require a visa to enter Uganda. The list of the countries can be found under the first question in the link below:

https://visas.immigration.go.ug/#/help

If travelling to Kenya or Tanzania from Uganda, which visa should be applied?

East African Tourist visa.

Disclaimer: Kindly note that the above information is as per the current details shared by the Kenyan Government and may tend to change. We shall keep updating the information and request you to contact us in case of any queries.


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