Uganda: Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Uganda, a passport valid for at least six months from the date of entry is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Entry may be refused to passengers not holding sufficient funds, return or onward tickets, and other necessary travel documents.
Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above. You can obtain visas either on arrival at the airport or in advance.
Although transit passengers do require a visa, it is possible to obtain one on entry provided you are continuing to a third country by the same or first connecting flight within 24 hours, hold confirmed tickets and travel documents and do not leave the airport.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the high commission/embassy to check visa requirements for Uganda.
Types and cost:
Single-entry visa: £25 in advance or US$50 on entry (three months); multiple-entry visa: £65 (six months). You can apply for 12-, 24- and 36-month multiple-entry visas at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Kampala.
Single-entry visas on arrival for nationals of Cyprus, Ireland and Malta are issued free of charge.
Transit visa: 24 hours; single-entry visa: three months from date of issue; multiple-entry visa: six, 12, 24 or 36 months.
On arrival at the airport or at the consulate (or consular section at high commission or embassy).
Allow 24 hours for visa processing.
Extension of stay:
If you wish to extend your stay, you must contact the Immigration Headquarters in Kampala before your current visa expires. If you overstay your visa, you will be charged US$30 per day.