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Uganda visa: How to apply, fees and requirements

Uganda Visa

For anyone intending to enter into Uganda anytime soon, you ought to know that there are national immigration laws, guidelines, and formalities in place to ensure that you are formally allowed in. If you are coming from a country that requires you to obtain a visa so as to enter Uganda, there are procedures to follow to facilitate this entry.

You can obtain Uganda visas at Uganda missions in your country of origin or upon your arrival at the ports of entry in the country. Also to note is that you are required to have a valid Yellow Fever Immunization card.

In the case that you’ve failed to locate the mission, you can as well apply online by visiting the Uganda Electronic Visa/Permit Application System.

Uganda Visa application fees

For a single entry, an individual pays $50; a multiple entry visa for a 6-12 months duration calls for $100 payment; $150 for a multiple entry visa for a 24 months stay; $200 for a multiple entry visa for a 36 months duration; Students who are not nationals of East African Cooperation pay $100; while an East African Tourist Visa costs $100.

Residents of Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda traveling to any of the three countries does not need to pay for any entry visas.

Nationals that don’t need to apply for a Visa to enter Uganda

If you are from any of these countries, you do not have to pay or even apply for a visa to enter Uganda. All you need to do is to facilitate your travel to the country.

From the COMESA region: Angola, Eritrea, Malawi, Madagascar, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia, Comoros, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, and Botswana.

Within East Africa: Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, and Burundi.

From other parts of the world: Antigua, Barbados, Fiji, Grenada, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, The Solomon Islands, The Grenadines, Vanuatu, Ghana, Cyprus, Bahamas, Belize, The Gambia, Jamaica, Malta, Singapore, St. Vincent-Tonga, Ireland, and Libya.

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