VISA APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS (w.e.f: 01 September 2016)


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

The Visa Section at the Uganda High Commission is open to the public for visa collections or inquiries Monday to Friday from 10:00a.m. to 1:00pm only (except on Public Holidays in Uganda and the United Kingdom). The period for processing a visa application is four working days (this may increase during peak periods e.g - Summer.)


Applicants must apply for a visa using the E-Visa portal. 


Applicants are advised to submit their application well in advance of the proposed date of departure. 

All those travelling to the Republic of Uganda must have a valid yellow fever immunization card which will be required at the port of entry. 


LIST OF COUNTRIES WHOSE NATIONALS DO NOT REQUIRE TO PAY FORA VISA TO ENTER UGANDA:

Angola, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Burundi,Botswana, Comoros, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Grenada, Ghana, Italy(Diplomatic Passport holders only), Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya,Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone,Singapore, Solomon Islands, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania,Tonga, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Nationals of these countries are issued gratis (free of charge) visas upon their arrival. You do not need to make any application to Uganda High Commission.