Dual Citizenship

Summary Check List for Dual Citizenship Applicants

a)  Fill in the dual citizenship application formand have it commissioned or Notarized by a High Court Judge or Notary Public.

b)  Covering letter addressed to the secretary ofthe National citizenship and Immigration Board

c)  Letter of good conduct from the home countryor Interpol.

d)    Proof that the applicant has been granted citizenship by registration (only applicable to foreigners who have been granted Ugandan Citizenship by Registration).

e)    Evidence that other country other than Uganda allows dual citizenship (e.g. letter from immigration authority or High Commission or consulate of that other country or copy of the provisions of laws permitting dual citizenship of that other country.)

f)    Two (2) recent Passport size photos of applicant.

g)    Evidence that the applicant or his/her parents or grandparents have ever resided in Uganda for at least ten years.

h)    Medical report of sanity of the applicant.

i)    Proof that the applicant is above 18 yearsof age e.g. birth certificate.

j)    Evidence that the applicant has adequateknowledge of English, Swahili or

k)    Evidence that the applicant was formerly aUgandan (only applicable to Ugandans in the Diaspora.)

l)    Any of the prescribed vernacular languages.


Applicants for dual citizenship are also advised to contact the National Citizenship and Immigration Board directly on the following address:

The Chairperson,

National Citizenship and Immigration Board,

Ministryof Internal Affairs,

Plot 75 Jinja Road,

P. O.Box 7191,




More information including the forms can be got from the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control: