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Visa for Uganda

 

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

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    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
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    Qualified team of expertsA qualified team oversees the processing of every application
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    Guarantee of serviceIf an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service

Evisa Express is an independent company that offers efficient and professional assistance in obtaining visas. We are not associated with any governmental agency. See Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

 

Three easy steps to get your eVisa

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    Apply online Fill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel
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    Fill out remaining required information and make an online payment We accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
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    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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