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What is a Ugandan e Visa? 

An electronic Visa or "e Visa" is an electronically issued and stored authority for travel to Uganda, the e-Visa can be used to replace the traditional stamped visa process in most cases.

Effective July 1, 2016, Uganda visa on arrival option has officially ended.

Visitors who arrive at either Entebbe International Airport or the various land borders without having applied for and obtained an e-visa in advance will be denied boarding by your airline or entry at a land border checkpoint.

Airlines have been informed to deny boarding to any passengers traveling to Uganda unless they can show proof of having applied for a visa and obtained one in advance.

An e visa is required for travel to Uganda. Tourists, Business, Family Visits, Holiday, Students, Diplomatic, Official, Conference, East Africa Tourist Visa travel purposes. Travelers must apply for the e Visa online before traveling to Uganda. This online e visa replaces traditional visas (commonly stamped in the traveler’s passport).

The basic single entry Ugandan e Visa is valid for 90 days from the date of issue.
Uganda e Visas allow for stays up to 90 days.

What is a Uganda East Africa Tourist Visa:

Issued to a foreigner who wants to visit simultaneously Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda for tourism. An East Africa Tourist Visa allows for one visa to be issued valid for entry into all three member countries. When issued the visa is valid for multiple entries within the three countries and shall be valid for 90 days from the date of issue. The visa remains valid for the 90 days only if you remain in the region if you were to leave the region and attempt to return even within the 90 day validity period the visa will not beconsidered valid by the member country immigration officials.

A Ugandan e Visa can be obtained by Travel Document Systems for citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Australia, and most other countries (exceptions listed below).

Uganda e visa validity options and requirements:
Uganda offers 4 different visa validity and the number of entry options. Each option has different application requirements and fees.

Single Entry:
Passport copy (Bio-data page)
Recent passport size photograph
Vaccination Certificate for Yellow Fever
Recommendation letter from references in Uganda (Business/Conference Visa Only)
Copy of Return Airline Ticket or Itinerary (Business/Conference Visa Only)
Government Fee $51.50

6, 12, 24 Month Multiple Entry:
Passport copy (Bio-data page)
Recent passport size photograph
Vaccination Certificate for Yellow Fever
Police clearance from Interpol or home country
Recommendation letters from 2 references in Uganda
Cover Letter stating reasons for Multiple Entry Visa
Copy of Return Airline Ticket or Itinerary
Government Fee 6,12 Month $103, 24 Month $154.50

The Ugandan e Visa is valid for Travelers arriving at all ports of entry and land borders.

Get your Ugandan e Visa

Tourist
Family Visit

$55

  • $51.50 Government Fee
    Additional fees apply for Multiple Entries

  • $55 TDS Service Fee
  • Single or Multiple Entry
  • Valid 90 days for stays up to 90 days
  • 1-2 Business Day Processing Time
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East Africa Tourist

$55

  • $103 Government Fee

  • $55 TDS Service Fee
  • Multiple Entry
  • Valid 90 days
  • 1-2 Business Day Processing Time
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  • For entries into Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda, where Uganda is the first country you enter.

Business
Conference

$65

  • $51.50 Government Fee
    Additional fees apply for Multiple Entries

  • $65 TDS Service Fee
  • Single or Multiple Entry
  • Valid 90 days for stays up to 90 days
  • 1-2 Business Day Processing Time
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Diplomatic

$65

  • No Government Fee
  • $65 TDS Service Fee
  • Single or Multiple Entry
  • Valid 90 days for stays up to 90 days
  • 1-2 Business Day Processing Time
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  • Must carry a diplomatic passport

Official

$65

  • No Government Fee
  • $65 TDS Service Fee
  • Single or Multiple Entry
  • Valid 90 days for stays up to 90 days
  • 1-2 Business Day Processing Time
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  • Must carry an official passport

Disclaimer

  • An e visa is required prior to entry into The Republic of Uganda.
  • The e visa processing fee is nonrefundable.
  • The possession of an e Visa is not the final authority to enter The Republic of Uganda.
  • The e visa is for short visits from 1-90 days. If entering Uganda with a tourist visa, in order to work or conduct business it is necessary to apply for an appropriate permit within 15 days after signing the work contract or registering the business. A visa is required prior to entry into The Republic of Uganda.
  • The e Visa printout must be presented at the port of entry.
  • It should take at least 1-2 working days to get your e Visa.
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Travel Document Systems, Inc. (TDS) is a leading visa and passport processing agency. For over 30 years we have served travel professionals, tour operators, and cruise lines, as well as corporate and individual international travelers. TDS specializes in travel that involves visas for more than one country.