Visas and Passes

Any person intending to enter into Uganda should do so only for lawful purposes and in accordance with national immigration laws, guidelines and formalities.
Foreign nationals intending to enter Uganda for purposes of employment should comply with requirements for expatriate employment in Uganda.

  1.     All visa prone nationalities must obtain Uganda visas to facilitate their entry into the country.
  2.     Uganda visas may be obtained at Uganda missions abroad or on arrival at the ports of entry in the country.
  3.     All travellers to the Repubic of Uganda MUST have a valid Yellow Fever Immunisation card.

Visa & corresponding fees

Category/description of visa Cost
Single entry US$ 100 per individual
Multiple entry visa 6-12 months US$ 100
Multiple entry visa 24 months US$ 150
Multiple entry visa 36 months US$ 200
Students (Entry Visa for students who are not nationals of East African Cooperation.) US$ 100
East African Tourist Visa (Three months Multiple Entry for Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda) US$ 100
Residents of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda travelling to any of the three countries can now enter the alternative Partner State. without paying for visas. Fee Nil

Note: visas do not permit gainful or voluntary employment in Uganda

  1.     Entry into or exit from Uganda should be made only through gazetted ports of entry/exit
  2.     List of visa exempt nationalities i.e. nationals of countries that do not pay for Uganda visas
Comesa East Africa Others

Angola
Eritrea
Malawi
Madagascar
Seychelles
Swaziland
Zambia
Comoros
Kenya
Mauritius
Zimbabwe

 

 

 

Tanzania
Rwanda
Kenya
Burundi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antigua
Barbados
Fiji
Grenada
Lesotho
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands, The Grenadines
Vanuatu
Ghana
Cyprus
Bahamas
Belize
Gambia
Jamaica
Malta
Singapore
St. Vincent-Tonga.
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Requirements for Entry into Uganda