Visa Requirements

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With effect from July 1, 2015, visa fees for entry into Uganda have been revised as follows:

1. Single Entry Visa              US$50
2. Multiple Entry Visa           US$100
3. East Africa Toursist Visa   US$100
4. Gov't officials                     No fee
5. Diplomatic Visa                  No fee 

Please note: All visa applications must be submitted online. Paper applications will not be processed and may result in delays.

Holders of Passports

1. Submit\r\nan ONLINE application.

2. Must\r\nsubmit original passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of travel and past the date of your expected departure from\r\nUganda;

3.  A Money Order of the correct visa fees (Single Entry = $50;\r\nMultiple entry = $100; East Africa Tourist Visa = $100);

4. A letter\r\nof invitation/introduction, if traveling on business;

5.  An\r\ninternational inoculation certificate against yellow fever must be presented at the point of entry into Uganda;

6. Enclose a prepaid, self-addressed UPS, FEDEX, DHL, USPS Priority or Express return envelope. Regular envelopes are not accepted.

Holders of Travel Documents 

Holders of travel documents (non-passports) issued by the U.S.\r\nImmigration Department to refugees are required to submit the following in\r\naddition to the above requirements:

1. An\r\ninvitation letter from the host legally residing in Uganda.

2. The host must obtain a letter from the local authorities (such as Local Council I Chairman) confirming that he/she resides in that locality.

3.  A copy of\r\na Photo ID of the host in Uganda, such as a driver's license, national ID card,\r\npassport, etc.

4. A copy of\r\nthe travel itinerary or airplane ticket clearly showing Uganda as the\r\ndestination.

Expedited services

Applicants in urgent need of the visa are charged a "expedited fee" of $30 per application. These are usually processed within 1-2 business days. Walk-ins and appointments fall under this category.