Uganda entry visa advice

We’re excited to share our most recent tips on obtaining a Ugandan entry visa for all you lovely tourists, hardworking students, and dedicated volunteers!

We’d like to warmly welcome all British, American, and other international friends to Uganda! Just a gentle reminder that you’ll need a visa to join us in our beautiful country here we share tips on obtaining a Ugandan entry visa.

A visa is your ticket to a warm welcome in Uganda! You can obtain an entry visa from Ugandan missions and embassies abroad, or even at the country’s entry and exit points, like Entebbe International Airport. For the latest and friendliest advice on Ugandan entry visas, feel free to get in touch with the nearest Ugandan embassy.

Uganda Visa Fees – Effective June 2007

Single Uganda Entry Visa: US$50
Multiple Uganda Entry Visa (6 months): US$100
Multiple Uganda Entry Visa (1 year): US$200
Inland Transit Visa: US$15
In 1999, Uganda introduced requirements for obtaining a Ugandan entry visa for all visitors and people entering the country except nationals of a few countries, including:
Antigua, Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Comoros, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Solomon Islands, Sierra Leone, Grenada, Singapore, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Swaziland, Italy (Diplomatic Passports), Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Madagascar, Rwanda, and Tanzania

To get a Uganda entry visa, follow these steps:

1. Determine the type of visa you need: Depending on the purpose of your visit to Uganda, choose the appropriate category like tourist, business, transit, diplomatic, etc.

2. Obtain a visa application form: Download and fill out the online visa application form available on the Uganda Immigration website:

3. Prepare required documents: Gather all the necessary supporting documents, which include:
– A valid passport with at least six months validity from the date of entry
– Two recent passport-sized photographs
– A copy of your travel itinerary or a return ticket
– Proof of yellow fever vaccination
– Additional relevant documents depending on your visa category (i.e., invitation letter, proof of financial support or employment, etc.)

4. Pay the visa fee: The fees vary depending on the type of visa and duration of your stay. Find the appropriate fee for your visa category and make the payment via the online platform when submitting your application.

5. Submit your application: Upload your completed application form, supporting documents, and proof of payment on the Uganda Immigration website.

6. Receive your visa approval: If your application is approved, you will receive visa approval via email. Make sure to print it out and move with copy where necessary.

7. Obtain the visa at the point of entry: Finally, present your visa approval letter, original passport, and other required documents to the immigration authorities upon arrival in Uganda. They will stamp the visa into your passport.

Obtaining a Ugandan entry visa advice – The Immigration Office Uganda.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O.Box 7048, Kampala
2A/B Apollo Kaggwa Road
+256-41-258722 / 232874
+256-414-257525 | +256-414-257525
Uganda Ministry of foreign affairs / Visa section
You can also get a Uganda entry visa to advise by using the Travel Document service. Follow this link

Registration / Embassy locations (reproduced from the U.S. State Dept. Consular Information Sheet)
U.S. citizens are encouraged to register with the U.S. Embassy in Kampala and to obtain updated information on travel and security in Uganda. The chancery is located at Gaba Road, Kansanga, and Kampala; telephone +256-41-234-142; fax +256-41-258-451; e-mail: The U.S. Embassy website is

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