General information visa or permitThis is permission to enter Uganda. All persons intending to come to Uganda for holiday, tourism, business, study, visit, medical are required to apply and obtain a visa online.
Once the application is submitted it will be studied by an Immigration Officer. Please note that during the approval process additional information may be required. The new required information can be submitted electronically through "Manage your applications"
The decision taken on the application will be sent electronically through the email provided by the applicant.
If approved, an approval letter will be sent as an attachment to the email provided. Click on the link to download it.
This travel authorization does not guarantee entry into Uganda. Travelers will be subjected to secondary verification where necessary before personalization.
Present a valid travel document of not less than 6 months validity to the Immigration officer at the port of entry.
Uganda Ordinary/Tourist Visa Single Entry (online payment only - all the online payments may be subjected to a 3% surcharge fee) Application Fee: 50 USD
East Africa Tourist Visa (online payment only - all the online payments may be subjected to a 3% surcharge fee) Application Fee: 100 USDStart your online Visa application here visas.immigration.go.ug
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As of 1st January 2018, nationals of all countries receive a visa on arrival at Kigali International Airport and all land borders.
- A single entry tourist visa costs US $50 (exclusions apply for select countries and is valid for 30 days.
- A single entry conference visa costs US $30 and is valid for 30 days.
- A multiple entry business visa costs US $50 and is valid for one year.
- The East African Tourist Visa (EATV) covers Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda, costs US $100 and is valid for 90 days.
Visas can be applied for before departure, by submitting an application online, with the option to pay online or upon arrival. Alternatively applications can be submitted at the Rwanda Diplomatic Missions of the country of residence.
Start your application at the Rwanda Government Portal, Irembo.E-Visa Application