Accreditation of members of foreign press

An employee of a foreign mass media\r\norganisation or working as a freelancer for that mass media who intends to\r\npractice journalism in Uganda must obtain an accreditation card issued by the Uganda Media CouncilThe procedure for obtaining an accreditation\r\ncard is as follows:

Obtaining\r\nclearance from Uganda Media Centre\r\n(visit )

1. A passport size photo;

2. A photocopy of the bio-data information page of your passport;

3. Photocopy of your passport page with Ugandan\r\nvisa;

4. An introduction letter from your employer or commissioning organization;

5. A completed copy of the Application Form which can also be filled and submitted online or sent by email.

Obtaining an accreditation card from Uganda Media Council (visit )

1.  A\r\nclearance letter from Uganda Media Centre

2.  A\r\npassport picture;

3.  Accreditation\r\nfees; 

  - US $100 for one month or less 


  - US $200 for a year (or the equivalent in Uganda shillings)