Entry may be refused to passengers not holding sufficient funds,
return or onward tickets, and other necessary travel documents.
Passport valid past the date of expected departure from Uganda required by all.
Required by all except the following:
(a) nationals of Angola, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Burundi, Comoros, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, The Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Rwanda, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe;
(b) transit passengers continuing to a third country by the same or first connecting flight within 24 hours, provided holding confirmed tickets and travel documents and not leaving the airport.
Requirements for a Business Visa:
Visas may be issued at the point entry on arrival to Uganda;
check with your local Embassy for further details.
Types of visa and cost:
Single-entry: 1700 RUB (three months).
Multiple-entry: 3400 RUB (six months)
Single-entry: Three months from the date of issue;
Multiple-entry: Six months from the date of issue.
Consular section at the Embassy (see Contact Addresses section).
(a) Passport valid past the date of your expected departure from Uganda.
(b) Copy of the foreign passport(Data page)
(ń) Completed application form (the form is available on the site).
(d) One recent passport-size photo (with full name printed on the back of one).
(e) Visa fee (cash only).
Note: Working journalists require a letter of accreditation
issued by the Secretary of the Media Council, Dept of Information,
PO Box 7142, Kampala (tel: (41) 232 734; fax: (41) 256 888 or
Working days required: Two.
Download Visaform ( 34 kb. )
FOR UGANDAN CITIZENS LIVING IN THE RUSSIAN
FEDERATION AND C.I.S STATES
UGANDA EMBASSY MOSCOW
HOW TO REGISTER
Two forms should be filled:
1. One form should be filled on line and sent via the Embassy e-mail.
2. Another form fully filled with an original (most recent) passport size photograph attached should be posted to the Embassy's postal address – addressed to the Head of Mission.
Issuance and Renewal of Uganda Passports
Requirements for Renewal of Passports
Requirements for replacement of a Lost Passport
Passport for Children Requirements
Regulations governing importation of Dogs and Cats into Uganda
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE REQUIRED FORMS “A” AND “B”, THE QUESTIONNAIRE AND CITIZEN VERIFICATION FORM FROM THE UGANDA IMMIGRATION WEBSITE www.mia.go.ug
Applicants must carefully read the instructions and also the bottom of the reverse page, before filling in the application forms!
Applicants for Passports/Travel Documents must be citizens of Uganda .
All application forms must be completed. Uncompleted application forms will not be processed.
Applicants are advised to verify and ensure that all requirements have been fulfilled. This will facilitate the expeditious processing of applications.
For Ugandans outside the Russian Federation , please enclose a prepaid DHL return envelope to enable the Embassy mail back your passport.
Applicants are requested to send the exact money for all fees paid.
Applicants may be requested for additional supporting documentation, in addition to the above.
Passports are processed on first come first serve basis.
For purposes of easing contact with you, please include your day-time telephone number on the residential address bar of your application form.
*Please note that if you withdraw your application for whatever reason, the fee is not refundable*
Completed Forms A and B
Two (2) passport size photos – must be bright, show all facial features and both ears. The photographs should have white background.
Submit the old expired passport to be renewed.
** Processing time is two to three months and please note that Passports can still be renewed six (6) months before they expire**
Applicants should provide passport numbers of previously held passport or facts about previous passport and when it was issued and file number.
Sworn affidavit Form
Registration form for Ugandans living abroad
Citizen Verification Form
Completed Forms A and B and explanation of loss of passport – Whether the passport was mislaid, burnt or stolen and how, where and when it happened.
Two (2) clear passport size photographs.
Note : Passports reported lost will be declared null and void. Relevant authorities in Uganda and all countries abroad including the Russian Federation will be informed accordingly.
** Processing time is Three to Five months and please note that passports can still be renewed six (6) months before they expire.
Completed Forms A and B
Two (2) recent passport size photos – must be bright, show all facial features and both ears. The photographs should have white background.
Copy of passport (biodata) of the parent requesting for child's passport
Original birth certificate if child was born outside Uganda .
** Processing time is Two to Three months and please not that passports can still be renewed six (6) months before they expire**
An official and authentic “Movement Permit” should be obtained from the veterinary authority of the area of origin.
A bill of health certifying that the pet is free from disease. It should be issued by a registered veterinary surgeon or official and should be properly signed and stamped within ten days of shipment.
A certificate or letter from the local veterinary authorities indicating that the area of origin of the pet is free from rabies.
Dogs require vaccination against distemper, hepatitis, Leptospirosos, Parvo-virus and rabies. It should have been done not less than 30 days prior to arrival at any point of entry into Uganda .
Cats require vaccinations against Feline Entritis and rabies. It should have been done not less than 30 days prior to arrival at any point of entry into Uganda .
While in transit, Dogs and Cats must not come into contact with other animals. To ensure this, each pet should be appropriately crated.
Certification of documents for transportation of remains of deceased persons to Uganda .
Certification is done free of charge. Processing time is 2 working days.
The following original documents are required for certification:
A Signed letter of request for certification from a responsible person e.g. A relative, an employer etc.
The Passport of the deceased
A Death certificate
A Certificate of Embalmment.
3. The transporting airline will advise the applicant on an appropriate casket.
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