Copyright@2005 Uganda Mission to the United Nations
Uganda House 336 East 45th Street New York, NY 10017 Tel: 212-949-0110 Fax: 212-687-4517
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m - 12.45 p.m : 2:00 p.m - 5.00 p.m
National Holidays: Independence Day 9th October; 
VISA AND CONSULAR
VISA AND TRAVEL INFORMATION
Who needs an entry Visa for Uganda ?
American nationals holding U.S.A passports need an entry visa for Uganda. Naturalized American
citizens of Ugandan descent need an entry visa for Uganda. Nationals of the countries listed below are
exempted from visa requirements for travel to Uganda. They do , however, need to have a current
passport issued by their respective countries.
Members of COMESA: Angola, Comoros, Eritrea, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius,
Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Others exempted are : Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Fiji, Gambia, Greneda, Jamaica, Lesotho,
Lesotho, Malta, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, St.Vincent and the Grenadines, Tonga,
Vanuatu, Italy (only diplomatic passport holders), Cyprus
CHECK LIST
In order to qualify for a visa application, all intending travelers to Uganda must comply with the
following requirements:
1. You must be in possession of a valid passport issued by your  government.  Your passport must be
valid                                                       past the date of your expected departure from Uganda.
2. You must have: An international Inoculation Certificate against Yellow Fever,Typhoid and Malaria.
3. You must obtain a Uganda Government VISA before entry into Uganda.
4.  To obtain a Uganda Government  VISA, the following are required:
   (a).  Applications forms are available online. Visa Application Form
   (b).  Submit your passport and two (2) passport - size photographs.
   (c).  Pay applicable Fees below, by money order/ cash or (cashier's cheque)
   (d).  In a secure envelope, enclose your passport, the two photographs, the money order
(orcashiercheque). Please include a self- addressed, return  pre-paid U.S Postal Express envelope
for shipping your document(s) back  to you.
   
Mail the package to the Permanent  Mission of  Uganda to the United Nations 336 East 45th 
Street,New York, N.Y 10017
   (e). * Allow three (3) working days for your visa application to be processed
Consulate Section is open Monday to Friday,(Except holidays) between the Hours of 10:00AM
to 2:00 PM and from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
NOTE:-THIS MISSION NO LONGER ISSUES OR RENEWS PASSPORTS. THE MISSION DOES NOT
ISSUE  VISAS FOR PERIODS LONGER THAN 3 MONTHS OR MULTIPLE ENTRY VISAS, FOR 
THESE
SERVICES, PLEASE CONTACT UGANDA EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON D.C                
FAX (202)726-1727
TEL.(202)726-7100
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT                            
http://www.immigration.go.ug/visa.htm
TYPE OF VISA AND FEES
TYPE OF
ENTRY
GOOD
FOR
FEE
US ($)
SINGLE
MULTIPLE
XXXXXXXXXXX
3 MONTHS
50.00
PLEASE NOTE
EXPRESS PROCESSING IS
AVAILABLE AT AN
ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF
US $ 10.00