How to Apply for Certificate of Identity In Uganda

Apply for Certificate of Identity In Uganda By Online

Identity certificates can be issued to Ugandans and non-Ugandans who are unable to quickly access Travel documents in emergencies.


  1. Go to your local Ministry of Internal Affairs; Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration offices in Uganda or an embassy/high commission in Uganda close to you. You will need all the documents required and the suggested application fee
  2. Application forms for request Links the forms B and A A and A and B
  3. Be sure to follow the directions carefully, and then fill out the application forms in a correct manner and pay the application fee and attach all required documents to the officer in charge.
    NOTE The cover letter is to be addressed to Passport Control Officer. Ministry of Internal Affairs; Kampala
  4. Recommender should attach an image of their Work ID along with a countersign
  5. The officer in charge will review and review all the documents. If all the details are correct, you will receive your certificate.

Required Documents For Apply for Certificate of Identity

  • Complete forms A and B.
  • Attach two passport size photographs
  • Attach the cover letter from Lc 1 Area Lc 1
  • If a request is made by non-nationals justify the reasons why they don’t have or cannot get your passport.
  • Pay UGX 40000 Uganda Shillings
  • Expired Certificate of Identification or copy of the travel document that has expired

Office Locations and Contacts

Head OfficePlot 75 Jinja Road
P. O. Box 7165/7191
Kampala Uganda Uganda
Contact phone number: +256 414 595 945
Fax: +256 414 348 707
Email Enquiry Form:


Arua Office
  • Ministry of Justice / JLOS building: Nebbi Road Arua
Gulu Office
  • Ministry of Justice / JLOS building: Gulu Municipality
Mbale Office
  • RDC Building for Administration: Masaba Road
Masindi Passport Center
  • Masindi Town
Hoima Passport Center
  • Kampaya House Old Fort-portal Road Hoima town
Mbarara Regional Office
  • Mbarara Adminisration block: Mbarara-Kabale Road
Masaka Regional Office
  • Administration Building block: Masaka Municipality
Jinja Regional Office
  • Administration block: Busoga Square
Mubende Regional Office
  • RDC building
Fortportal Regional Office
  • Administration Block: Boma Road
Lira Regional Office
  • District Chambers Building Dr. Obote Avenue
Mityana Regional Office
  • RDC building
Kampala Central Passport Office
  • American: Plot 75, Jinja Road next to British Tobbacco plant(BAT)

Uganda’s Embassy and Consulate Uganda all over the world


  • Ugandans as well as non-Ugandans who are unable to easily access travel documents in times of emergency.


  • The application fee is 30000(USD) (Uganda Shillings) in Uganda
  • Contact the high commission/embassy if you are applying from outside Uganda Embassy

Documents to Utilize

Formula 20A
Form 20B


  • Fill out the application forms A and B.
  • Complete the form and attach the letter of introduction from the Local Council 1.
  • For non-nationals , you’ll need to prove why you are unable to get a travel permit.
  • Additionally, you will need to attach two passport size photographs to your application.
  • The application fees must be paid.

Requirements Information

  • Names of the person applying
  • Birth date of the applicant
  • Birthplace of the applicant
  • Professionals of the candidate
  • Address of residence of the applicant
  • Email address and telephone number of the applicant
  • Husband full name
  • Date and place of wedding

Documentation is needed

  • Certificates of identification are that are issued to Ugandans as well as non Ugandans who are unable to access travel documents in emergency circumstances.

Other uses for the Document/Certificate

  • The certificate can serve to prove identity.

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