Uganda entry visa advice

Here is our latest Uganda entry visa advice for tourists, students, volunteers.

All British, American and other nationals need a visa to enter Uganda

A visa is a clearance permitting an individual to visit Uganda. Uganda entry visa is issued at foreign missions/embassies abroad and also at the entry and exit points of each specific country (i.e. Entebbe International Airport for Uganda). You can contact the Uganda embassy nearest to you for up to date Uganda entry visa advice

Uganda Visa Fees – Effective June 2007

Single Uganda Entry Visa: US$50
Multiple Uganda Entry Visa (6 months): US$100
Multiple Uganda Entry Visa (1 year): US$200
Inland Transit Visa: US$15
In 1999, Uganda introduced Uganda entry visa requirements for all visitors and people entering the country except nationals of a few countries, including:
Antigua, Angola, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Comoros, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Solomon Islands, Sierra Leone, Grenada, Singapore, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Swaziland, Italy (Diplomatic Passports), Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Madagascar, Rwanda, and Tanzania

Uganda entry visa advice – Check List:

There are different types of visas needed depending on what you are going to Uganda for student visas, single Uganda entry visa, multiple entry 6 months visas, multiple entry 1-year visas, or inland transit visas.
If you arrive or enter Uganda without a valid travel visa, you may be fined and immediately deported at your own expense.
1. A passport valid for at least six months (passport must be signed)
2. One completed visa application form.
3. Two passport-size photos taken within the past six months.
4. International certificate of vaccination for yellow fever.
5. Letter from applicant’s company if travelling for business (on company letterhead and signed by someone other than the applicant).
Requirements for visas and entry differ from country to country, are subject to change, and each visa application is treated as an individual case. Always make visa inquiries before travelling.

Uganda entry visa advice – The Immigration Office Uganda

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O.Box 7048, Kampala
2A/B Apollo Kaggwa Road
Uganda Ministry of foreign affairs/Visa section
You can also get Uganda entry visa to advise by using the Travel Document service. Follow this link

Kenya Visa information:

The Director of Immigration Services
Nyayo House
P. O. Box 30191 – 00100
Telephone: +254 2 222022,
Fax No. +254 2 220731
You can also use this link to locate commonwealth advice on Visas to Uganda

Registration/Embassy locations (reproduced from the U.S. State Dept. Consular Information Sheet)
U.S. citizens are encouraged to register with the U.S. Embassy in Kampala and to obtain updated information on travel and security in Uganda. The chancery is located at Gaba Road, Kansanga, and Kampala; telephone 256-41-234-142; fax 256-41-258-451; e-mail: The U.S. Embassy website is

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