Uganda introduces online visa application

The Government of Uganda has introduced the online visa application system with effect from
July 1.

Anyone intending to come to Uganda for tourism, business, study, medical or other reasons are required to apply and obtain a visa online. Types of visas that can be applied for online include multiple-entry, diplomatic and official, ordinary, East Africa tourist visa and transit visa.

Applications should be submitted at the following link:

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. Travellers will need to print out the approval letter and present it together with a valid passport/travel document at the port of entry.