Uganda Tourist Visa

Uganda  requires a visa from international travellers, unless they are citizens of select exempted countries.

Uganda eVisa

Most travellers require a visa in order to enter Uganda. If you require a visa to enter Uganda, we recommend that you apply via Uganda’s online visa  service at https://visas.immigration.go.ug/#/

Uganda Visa on Arrival

Visas may be issued at the point entry on arrival in Uganda; check with your local Embassy or Consulate of Uganda for further details.

More details at https://www.immigration.go.ug/content/visas-and-passes

Uganda Visa from Diplomatic Missions

Foreign Nationals wishing to obtain a Ugandan Visa may submit their applications to Ugandan Diplomatic Missions of their country of residence for processing.

More details at https://www.immigration.go.ug/content/visas-and-passes

List of countries exempt from Ugandan visas

The following countries do not need a visa to enter Uganda: Angola, Antigua, Bahamas, Belize, Burundi, Comoros, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Grenada, the Grenadines, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, St. Vincent-Tonga, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Typical Passport Requirements

Most countries in Africa require a passport with a minimum validity of six months from the date of travel and between 2 – 6 consecutive blank pages. Please verify the exact requirements prior to travel.

General Documents required for obtaining a Uganda tourist visa

Travelers to Uganda can submit an online visa application through the country’s government website and pick up their visa on arrival. For a single entry tourist visa, you will need these documents:

Uganda Visa requirements for US citizens

US citizens require a visa to enter Uganda. It is recommended to apply online through the eVisa portal.

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You need a visa to enter Uganda. You can either get a visa on arrival at the airport, or before you travel. You can apply for single entry and transit visas on the evisas website. You can also apply for these, and other types of visa, at the Uganda High Commission in London.

The charge for the visa on arrival is US$50 in cash while the charge for processing the E-visa application yourself via the correct Uganda government website (http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html) is US$52.53 including credit card fee.

Single Entry Visa is allowed to Indian travellers who wish to stay in Uganda for a short period. … Indians who travel to a Uganda for tourism purpose or business purpose or medical purpose. The applicant needs to mention the purpose of his visit. Uganda tourist visa and Uganda work visa are the single-entry visas.

The official processing duration for a Ugandan visa as per the official Ugandan Consulates’ site is 14 business days. However, this duration does vary between 2 and 15 days depending on the Embassy to be contacted.