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
In order to qualify for a visa application, all intending travelers to Uganda must comply with the
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:
(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
SERVICES, PLEASE CONTACT UGANDA EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON D.C
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