Visa Information

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:

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

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.