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Student Pass

this is granted to foreign nationals above the age of 4 years enrolled in a learning institution in Uganda. This can be for 3 months, 6 months & 12 months.

Where to apply: the visas are available online through the Immigration portal.

  1. Valid Student ID Card
  2. Passport Copy (Bio Data Page) with at least 6 months’ validity
  3. Recent Passport-size Photograph
  4. Support Letter from School
  5. Admission letter from school
  6. Proof of payment of fees
  7. Current immigration status (visa or previous pass)
  8. Where the child is below 18 years, immigration status and identification of the parent/guardian


USD 100 and this is payable at the point of application. This is a standard fee for any period that has been granted. East African nationals are exempted from this fee.

Steps for Application

  • Step 1: Log into the Immigration Portal and select start new application
  • Step 2: Accept the terms and conditions displayed in the Disclaimer.
  • Step 3: Select the visa or permit type, category and sub category
  • Step 4: Complete the application form
  • Step 5: Upload the required documents; a six-digit application ID eg. (234790123) is automatically generated as the reference number
  • Step 6: Make payment for applications that require prepayment.
  • Step 7: Upon approval, for application that don’t require top up payment, an approval letter will be generated and emailed to the applicant on the home page
  • Step 8: Upon approval, make a top up payment for applications that require a top up payment. After payment an approval letter is generated and emailed to the client
  • Step 9: Report to the immigration office/ border for biometric capture with all documents uploaded, payment receipts, approval letter and passport