Visa Information

Entry may be refused to passengers not holding sufficient funds, return or onward tickets, and other necessary travel documents.

PASSPORTS:
Passport valid past the date of expected departure from Uganda required by all.

VISAS:
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:

  • Letter of Invitation
  • Original Passport
  • Passport size photograph
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Current Bank Statement
  • Hotel booking
  • Return Air ticket
  • Should be Indian National or have residency in India or the following countries of accreditation (Singapore, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh and Nepal).
  • Visa fee US$100
Requirements for a Tourist Visa:
  • Original valid passport
  • Passport size photograph
  • Current bank statement
  • Hotel Booking
  • Return Air ticket
  • If Non-Russian then Resident visa in Russia
  • Visa fee of US$100
Note:
Visas may be issued at the point entry on arrival in Uganda; check with your local Embassy or Consulate of Uganda for further details.

Validity:
Single-entry: Three months from the date of issue;
Multiple-entry: Six months from the date of issue.

Application should be delivered to:
Consular Section, Uganda High Commission New Delhi, India (see Contact Addresses section).

Application requirements:
(a) Passport valid for at least six months.
(b) Copy of the foreign passport(Data page)
(c) 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 $100 .

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 342 259).

Working days required: Two.