Uganda e-Visa


eVisa to Uganda: Basic Information

An eVisa is an electronic document that allows you to enter Uganda. The electronic visa system is available to citizens of visa-free countries. This means that anyone with a passport issued by one of the eligible countries can apply for an eVisa by completing an online application form. The entire process can be done online so you don’t have to visit the embassy.

The price for issuing an eVisa for Uganda is 99 Euro or 149 Euro depending on the length and purpose of your stay.

  • Types of eVisa's

    There are 3 types of eVisa's available.

    • Single Entry- is a single entry authorization that allows you to enter the country in tourism, business conference, medical or family meeting purposes.
    • Transit- allows transit through Uganda to the target destination. The maximum stay in Uganda is 7 days.
    • East Africa Visa- is a multiple entry authorization that will allow you to stay in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda for a period of 90 days.
  • List of eligible countries

    Citizens from the countries listed below have to apply for an eVisa in order to travel to Uganda:

    • Afghanistan
    • Albania
    • Algeria
    • American Samoa
    • Andorra
    • Anguilla (UK)
    • Argentina
    • Armenia
    • Aruba (NL)
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Azerbaijan
    • Bahrain
    • Bangladesh
    • Belarus
    • Belgium
    • Benin
    • Bermuda (UK)
    • Bhutan
    • Bolivia
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Brazil
    • Brunei
    • Bulgaria
    • Burkina Faso
    • Cambodia
    • Cameroon
    • Canada
    • Cape Verde
    • Cayman Islands (UK)
    • Central African Republic
    • Chad
    • Chile
    • China
    • Colombia
    • Congo
    • Cook Islands (UK)
    • Costa Rica
    • Croatia
    • Cuba
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Djibouti
    • Dominica
    • Dominican Republic
    • Ecuador
    • Egypt
    • El Salvador
    • Equatorial Guinea
    • Estonia
    • Ethiopia
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (UK)
    • Finland
    • France
    • French Guiana (FR)
    • French Polynesia (FR)
    • Gabon
    • Georgia
    • Germany
    • Gibraltar (UK)
    • Greece
    • Greenland (DK)
    • Guadeloupe (FR)
    • Guam (US)
    • Guatemala
    • Guinea
    • Guinea-Bissau
    • Guyana
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • Hong Kong (SAR)
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Jordan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kiribati
    • Kuwait
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Laos
    • Latvia
    • Lebanon
    • Liberia
    • Libya
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Macau (SAR)
    • Maldives
    • Mali
    • Marshall Islands
    • Martinique (FR)
    • Mauritania
    • Mayotte (FR)
    • Mexico
    • Micronesia
    • Moldova
    • Monaco
    • Mongolia
    • Montenegro
    • Montserrat (UK)
    • Morocco
    • Mozambique
    • Myanmar (Burma)
    • Namibia
    • Nauru
    • Nepal
    • Netherlands
    • Netherlands Antilles (NL)
    • New Caledonia
    • New Zealand
    • Nicaragua
    • Niger
    • Nigeria
    • Northern Mariana Islands
    • Norway
    • Oman
    • Pakistan
    • Palau
    • Palestinian Territories
    • Panama
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Philippines
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Puerto Rico (US)
    • Qatar
    • Reunion (FR)
    • Romania
    • Russian Federation
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
    • Saint Lucia
    • Samoa
    • San Marino
    • Sao Tome and Principe
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Senegal
    • Serbia
    • Seychelles
    • Sierra Leone
    • Singapore
    • Sint Maarten (FR/NL)
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Somalia
    • South Africa
    • South Sudan
    • Spain
    • Sri Lanka
    • Sudan
    • Suriname
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Syria
    • Taiwan
    • Tajikistan
    • Thailand
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Turkey
    • Turkmenistan
    • Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)
    • Tuvalu
    • U.S. Virgin Islands (US)
    • Ukraine
    • United Arab Emirates
    • United Kingdom
    • United States of America
    • Uruguay
    • Uzbekistan
    • Venezuela
    • Vietnam
    • Western Sahara
    • Yemen

    If the country of your citizenship is not listed, you are obliged to apply for a regular visa at the embassy to visit Uganda.

  • eVisa Uganda application form

    You are obliged to apply with at least 3 days advance.

    For completing the application, use the panel on the left. Choose one of the available purposes of stay and enter your citizenship. Click "Apply online" to fill out your application form.

    Please carefully read and comply with the important notices and guidelines stated in each step of the application form.

    We would like to inform you that the final decision and processing time are dependable on the government of Uganda.

    An approved eVisa will be sent to your email address. After you receive the email you are obliged to print the document out and show it at the airport upon arrival in Uganda.

  • eVisa validity period

    In case of a single entry eVisa you are entitled to stay in Uganda for up to 90 days. An eVisa for tourism purposes is a single entry authorization only.

    When you are planning on going to Ugadana with a transit eVisa, it will be valid up to 7 days only. It s a single entry authorization.

    If you are about to visit the entire region of East Africa an East Africa Visa will be required. This authorization is a multiple entry one and it is valid for 90 days after the issuance date. Once approved you are going to be entitled to stay within the borders of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda for 90 days. With this document, you can enter all 3 of the above-mentioned countries, however, the initial entry has to take place in Uganda or Rwanda.

    ATTENTION:To be able to apply for an eVisa, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Uganda.

  • Transit visa information

    As long as an applicant is not planning on leaving the transit zone, there is no need for any additional documentation.

    If you want to leave the permitted transit area of the airport, you are obliged to get a Transit eVisa. This document will allow you to leave the transit area for 7 days.

  • Requirements on arrival

    You are obliged to carry 2 documents with you to the airport a printed out eVisa and a valid passport. You are going to be requested to present the documents in physical form. They are going to be verified by customs officials on arrival in Uganda.

  • Ports of entry

    You are entitled to cross the border of Uganda via the enlisted ports of entry

    • Busia
    • Cyanika
    • Elegu
    • Entebbe
    • Goli
    • Gulu
    • Jinja
    • Katuna
    • Mirama
    • Malaba
    • Mbale
    • Mbarara
    • Mogadishu
    • Mpodwe
    • Vurra

    On the selected port of entry, your passport will be stamped and your fingerprints will be taken by the government customs.

Required documents

  • Single Entry eVisa

    Applicants who are eligible to apply for an eVisa are obliged to provide the following documents

    • Passport - biodata page
    • A photograph of an applicant
    • Vaccination Certificate (Yellow Fever)
  • Transit eVisa

    Applicants who are eligible to apply for an eVisa are obliged to provide the following documents

    • Passport - biodata page
    • A photograph of an applicant
    • Vaccination Certificate (Yellow Fever)
    • A flight ticket proving further travel schedule
  • East Africa Visa

    Applicants who are eligible to apply for an eVisa are obliged to provide the following documents

    • Passport - biodata page
    • A photograph of an applicant
    • Vaccination Certificate (Yellow Fever)
    • Travel itinerary
    • Return Ticket

Important information

  • You are obliged to apply with at least 3 days advance.
  • You are not obliged to obtain an eVisa if you are not planning on leaving the transit area at the airport.
  • You are bound to print the eVisa and present it with your passport at the border checkpoint of Uganda.
  • You can extend your eVisa for Uganda on the government platform you are going to be requested for.
  • An eVisa does not authorize any labor activity.
  • The validity of an eVisa starts from the date you intend to enter Uganda, not from the date of the issue.

Benefits of Evisa Express

    Easy application process There are three easy steps to get your eVisa to Uganda. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team
    Qualified team of expertsA qualified team oversees the processing of every application
    Guarantee of serviceIf an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service

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Three easy steps to get your eVisa

    Apply online Fill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel
    Fill out remaining required information and make an online payment We accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
    Check your email Once your payment is confirmed, the eVisa will be sent to the email address you provided in your application.
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