Uganda Visa Information
If you plan to enter Uganda either for business or as a tourist, you need to have a Uganda visa
affixed on your valid US passport. If you are a citizen of one of the
exempted countries, you do not need to have a Uganda travel visa
to enter the country. See the details below for the list of visa
You always have the option to process your Uganda visa application
by yourself of with the help of a private travel expediter. Many prefer
to have theirs processed by a private party in order to avoid delays
and inconveniences. You can either apply in person or online. For quick
service, click the link to get your Uganda Visa expedited
Uganda Visa Types
There are four (4) types of visa to Uganda. These
are tourist single, tourist multiple, business single and business
Tourist Single - This type of visa is granted by Uganda for those who
want to enter the country once during the three (3) months validity
period. The consular fee for the tourist single visa is $100 for
two-day processing or $130 for one to two days processing.
Tourist Multiple - This type of visa is granted to those who
wish to enter Uganda more than once during the period of validity. A
Uganda multiple visa can be valid for either six months or one year
upon arrival. The consular fees associated with this type of visa are
$100 (2 days processing) and $120 (1-2 days processing).
Business Single - This type of visa is granted to those who
wish to enter Uganda for business purposes. This only allows one entry
during the three (3) months validity period. The consular fees for this
visa type are either $100 (2 days processing) or $130(1-2 days
Business Multiple - This type of visa is granted to those who wish to
enter Uganda more than once during the allowed validity period. The
consular fees for this type of visa are $100 (2 days processing)
and $130 (1-2 days processing).
Uganda Visa Application Form
All Uganda visa applications must be completed and submitted online. Paper applications are no longer accepted.
Complete the Uganda visa application form
You are not mandated to bring or own a visa to visit Uganda if
you are a citizen of the following countries: Angola, Burundi, Comoros,
Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi Mauritius, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles,
Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Also exempted are citizens of
Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Fiji, Gambia,
Grenada, Jamaica, Lesotho, Malta, Sierra Leone, Singapore Solomon
Islands St Vincent & the Grenadines, Tonga, Vanuatu, Italy (Only
diplomatic passport holders) and Cyprus.
Uganda Visa Validity
Tourist and business single visas are only valid up to three (3)
months upon arrival. For all the multiple entry visas, however, you can
be granted validity for either six months or one year after arrival.
Uganda Visa Requirements
To obtain a Uganda visa, you need to complete the online
application and upload your photo. Print the confirmation page and
mail it with your valid passport and money order. Your passport needs
to have at least 6 months validity remaining. For business visa
applicants, you need a notarized letter (on company letterhead) from
your employer which contains the following information: nature of
business, duration of stay, and financial responsibility of costs in
the trip. Non-US passport holders must provide a copy of proof of legal
stay in the US upon application. Also, enclose a self-addressed express
or priority return envelope. Upon arrival in Uganda, you need to
present proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination.
Click the link to apply for your Uganda Visa online
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