Dual Citizenship Requirements and forms


RE-ACQUISITION OF UGANDAN CITIZENSHIP

  1. A person who was a citizen of Uganda by birth and who on acquisition of citizenship of another country renounced his/her Ugandan citizenship, may apply to the Citizenship and Immigration Board in the prescribed manner to re-acquire his or her former Ugandan citizenship.
  2. The Board may allow a former Ugandan to reacquire his or her former citizenship if it is satisfied that the grounds for loss of his or her Ugandan citizenship are of no adverse effect to the public order and security of Uganda.
  3. A person who re-acquires Ugandan citizenship under this section shall be required to take the oath of allegiance.


RETAINING UGANDAN CITIZENSHIP UPON ACQUIRING ANOTHER

  1. A citizen of Uganda who desires to acquire citizenship of another country while retaining the citizenship of Uganda shall give notice to the Citizenship and Immigration Board of his or her application for the citizenship of another country.
  2. The notice shall be in the prescribed form and shall be accompanied by the following:
  • A statutory declaration that he or she is a citizen of Uganda only;
  • Where the person is a citizen of Uganda and another country, a declaration of renunciation of the citizenship of the third country;
  • Evidence that the applicant is of or above eighteen years of age;
  • A copy of application for citizenship of that other country;
  • Any other relevant information.


OFFICES OF STATE WHICH A PERSON HOLDING DUAL CITIZENSHIP IS NOT QUALIFIED TO HOLD 

  1. President 
  2. Vice President
  3. Prime Minister
  4. Cabinet Minister and other Ministers
  5. The Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General of Government (IGG)
  6. Technical Head of the Armed Forces
  7. Technical  Heads of Branches of the Armed Forces
  8. Commanding Officers of the Armed Forces Units of at least battalion strength
  9. Officers responsible for heading departments responsible for records, personnel and logistics in all branches of the Armed Forces
  10. Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General of Police
  11. Heads and Deputy Heads of National Security and Intelligence Organisations (ESO, ISO and CMI).
  12. Member of National Citizenship and Immigration Board

DUAL CITIZENSHIP FORMS