Change of Holders particulars on passports requirements

Change of Holders particulars on passports requirements

  1. Formal (written) request for changes to be made.
  2. One (1) recent passport size photo- must be bright , show all facial features and both ears. The photograph should have white background.
  3. A copy of applicant's Identification Card e.g. Drivers License, Residence Card or Work Place ID.
  4. Changes of Surname (Last name) will require a complete replacement of the passport, in which case the requirements for renewal of passport will apply.
  5. All other changes will be entered on the observation page of the passport and the fee will be US $50 payable by money order to the Embassy of Uganda.

Note: All requests for changes of holder’s particulars must be accompanied by original supporting documents. Applications for change of name, as a result of marriage will be processed at the Mission on presentation of an original Marriage Certificate. Changes of names as a result of other circumstances will have to be gazetted in the Uganda Gazette. The Deed Poll should be published in at least one of the Ugandan newspapers. Original copies of the Deed Poll, the Gazette and the newspaper containing the change of name must be submitted to the Mission and will be retained for the record.

** Processing time is two (2) working days and please note that passports can still be renewed six (6) months before they expire.**