How to Applying for a Business Visa In Uganda

Applying for a Business Visa In Uganda By Online

The applicant should visit either the Ugandan Embassy in their country of origin and submit a an authentic, current, authentic passport.

  • It should not expire after 6 months , and it must include at the very least one unfilled visa form.
  • Submit two (2) completed, signed Uganda Visa Application forms. The form must be signed by hand with blue ink.
  • Send Two (2) recent 2×2 Passport photographs with your eyes’ whites visible, and captured by an official passport photographer. It is not necessary to submit a digital or non-passport type photograph.
  • Send a computer-generated flight schedule through your airline, travel agency or online booking agency , or the original ticket(s). The itinerary must include your name, your date of departure and arrival in Uganda as well as flight information.
  • Send the Original International Certificate of Vaccination showing vaccination against yellow fever.
  • send a formal invitation letter from the host company sponsor in Uganda
  • Send a business letter from your employer or the sponsoring company within the nation of its origin, on company letterhead, introducing the candidate and stating the applicant’s position.
  • Pay the visa fee at a bank that is designated and then submit the receipt for the issuance of an visa

Required Documents For Applying for a Business Visa

  1. One dully completed Visa Application Form J.
  2. The passport of your government that is valid for at least 6 months. It must also be valid for at least six months beyond the date of your planned return to Uganda. (Passport must be signed by the person who issued it.)
  3. One completed Uganda visa application form.
  4. Two passport-sized photographs snapped within the last six months.
  5. International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
  6. Letter from the company of applicant in case they are traveling on company (on company letterhead ) and signed by someone different from the applicant).Business letter

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

Passport Control office: +256-414-342561

Legal Department: +256-414-222573

Immigration Department: +256-414-231641

Entebbe Airport, Uganda, PO Box 23, Entebbe, Uganda
Entebbe International Airport: Tel +256 (0) 41 43530000
Entebbe Information Desk: Tel +256 (0) 41 4353000 Ext 3323/3233

All Ugandan Embassys across the world.


foreigners who are on business travel to Uganda.


  • One admission (3months )——–$50
  • Multi-entry (6months )—–$100


  • The single entry Visa is valid for three months starting from the date of entry into Uganda.
  • The multiple entry visa is valid for six month or twelve months starting from the date of entry in Uganda

Documents to Utilize

Examples of Documents

Processing Time

Between 4 and 15 business days.

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  1. Uganda visas are available through Uganda missions abroad, or upon the arrival at the country’s entry and exit points.
  2. Entry must be done through designated ports of entry/exit.
  3. Each visitor will be required to have a passport that is valid for six months.
  4. Every visitor who arrives must sign a declaration card for their arrival upon the day of arrival. Cards are available in the lounge at the airport.
  5. Visitors are not allowed to extend their visa’s validity, or else they could be subject to an amount of U30 dollars per day, plus other legal actions.
  6. If visitors wish to extend their stay beyond the time allowed upon arrival extended time must be requested by contacting Kampala’s Immigration Headquarters in Kampala before the expiration of the first visitors visa.
  7. All visitors must adhere to the laws governing immigration as well as other laws that govern Uganda during their time in Uganda.
  8. The business letter should identify who is financially accountable for the applicant, and give specific contact information for Uganda.

Requirements Information

The type of visa needed

  • Visa validity
  • Your purpose for visiting Uganda
  • How long will you the stay Uganda?
  • Dates for Travel:
  • Name
  • Occupation
  • Marital Status
  • The date, place and county of birth
  • Nationality
  • Contact Information – Previous Applications

Documentation is needed

Foreigners who are planning to visit Uganda must obtain the visa. An Ugandan tourist visa given for those who are on business trips

Information that can be useful

Other uses for the document/certificate

Business Visa is a great way to assist you with obtaining an employment permit or a special pass

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