Uganda Visa

The purpose of your intended travel and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under U.S. immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of Uganda Visa for which you are applying.

How Much Do Uganda Visas Cost?

The Uganda Visa Cost depends on how long you plan to stay in Uganda. Costs can range from $50 to $200.

Single-entry e-visas start at around $50. An East African Tourist e-visa starts at $100. If you’re planning multiple entries into Uganda with an e-visa, pricing ranges from $100 to over $200, depending on the length of the visa and similar factors.

Note – (The Ugandan government can change fee amounts at any time. Fees do not include processing, service, consular, postage or other charges.)

Information On Obtaining A Uganda Visa

GENERAL:  All visa applicants for any (type/category) must provide the following:

At least 6 (six months) a valid passport with enough blank visa pages.

Two most recent identical passport-size photos.

A duly filled Uganda visa application form is obtainable from the visa section.

Photocopies of the 1st and last pages of the applicant’s passport or renewal page.

Infants/child applications must be submitted with valid travel documents including a copy of the birth certificate and dully filled visa application forms.  Infants travelling to Uganda must be accompanied by their biological/legal parents.  Child applicants i.e. persons below 18 years must submit express written authorization by their biological/legal parents authorizing them to travel to Uganda unaccompanied.

The Mission issues, single-entry visas except for Diplomatic / Official passport holders.

Non-refundable Visa fees of USD 50

Diplomatic / Official � Gratis (Free)

Duration: Takes three (3) working days.

Specific Requirements for Categories / Types of Visas

Business Visas

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Introductory letter from the Parent Institution (Organization, Company) in Nigeria of the visa applicant.

Copy of valid certificate of Incorporation of the applicant’s Institution.

Copy of the most recent Bank Statement of the applicant.

Copy of invitation from correspondent Business Partner in Uganda and to provide Certificate of Incorporation i.e. Legal Status in Uganda.

If the business partner in Uganda is a non-Ugandan Citizen, he/she must attach copies of:

Resident permit/work permit,

Certificate of Incorporation of the foreign company in Uganda.

Religious Visas

See General requirements

A letter of introduction from the Church organization of the applicant in Nigeria is to be accompanied by a copy of the Certificate of Registration, current physical address and contacts.

A copy of the invitation letter from the host church in Uganda.

Copy of valid certificate of NGO Board Registration of the host church.

Copy of the most recent bank statement of the applicant (not church sponsoring).

Diplomatic / Official Visas

See General requirements

Introductory letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria / Mission concerned.

A letter from the parent Ministry/organization may be useful.

Multiple Entries: for up to (six) 6 months.

Free � Gratis � Free

Tourist Visas

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A copy of the most recent Bank Statement.

A copy of (Nigeria � Uganda) travel itinerary, (Nigeria � Uganda: Return).

Names of tour agent(s) arranging the visit in Nigeria and Uganda.



Student Visa Requirements

Certified copies of academic papers by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Valid and certified clearance from Interpol

Evidence of ability to pay tuition i.e in addition to other visa requirements

Letter of sponsorship with ID, Bank Statement of the sponsor

Valid admission letter

Non-refundable visa fees of USD 50

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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 e-visas website. You can also apply for these, and other types of visas, 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 ( is US$52.53 including the credit card fee.

Single Entry Visa is allowed to USA, UK and other European countries travellers who wish to stay in Uganda for a short period. … Foreigners who travel to Uganda for tourism purposes or business purposes or medical purposes. The applicant needs to mention the purpose of his visit. Uganda tourist visas and Uganda work visas are 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.