How to Modify or Change information in Passport In Uganda

Modify or Change information in Passport In Uganda By Online

Step One:

The applicant should get Forms A and B along with other details from the closest Immigration Office or by downloading it from the Immigration website: Ministry of internal Affairs

Step 2 :

The form should be completed personally by the person applying for approval by Area local councils 1 2 3. RDC along with DISO.

Step Three:

After endorsements , the applicant should go to at any URA Revenue Collection Bank, such like Bank of Africa, Diamond Trust Bank, Stanbic, Crane, Barclays, Orient and so on and pay the passport fees. A Passport cost Uganda Shillings, UGX 150,000 for normal applications. It is UGX 300000 for Express applications. 250,000 for official Passports and 300000 to apply for Diplomatic Passports. The fees are inclusive of bank charges, which differ between banks i.e. UGX 2200 to UGX 3000.

Step Four:

You will receive the bank’s receipt, which you can attach to your application.

Step Five:

Place your documents in a manila folder and then present them IN PERSON to the officer who is receiving them who are located at the Passport Receiving Section at the Ministry of Internal Affairs or the nearest Passport Control Office or the Regional Immigration Office. A Receipt Slip will be given to you, indicating your receiving code as well as your the number of your file.
Beware of Middlemen and Kayungirizi. Applications made by Middlemen are not accepted or received.

Step Six:

Take your passport in PERSON within ten working days (normal applicants for passports) (or the two (2) work days (for Express Passport Applications) from the date you completed the application unless you are advised otherwise from an immigration officer. You will need to show your receipt slip and proof of identity at the time of obtaining you passport in the Passport Delivery Office.

Apply online Follow the instructions below to fill out the online passport application.

  1. Log into passport portal :Online portal
  2. You agree to the conditions and terms set out within the Disclaimer.
  3. Answer basic security questions
  4. Fill out the passport application form Then, you will need to enter your personal information, including your name, telephone number, marital status, date of birth, address of residence and origin.parent details, next of kin, residential address.
  5. You will be taken to the page for recommendations, where you can fill in the details of each recommender , including their contact information as well as their NIN numbers.
  6. Apply for Print Passport and Pay Tips Formula
  7. Pay for the exclusive change of the passport by using the payment method.All charges are inclusive of bank charges that vary between banks i.e. UGX 2200 up to UGX 3000.
  8. Set up an appointment at a time that suits you by clicking the link to schedule an appointment on the homepage. passport Link 1
  9. Then, you should print the completed application along with 3 copies of your invoice. You should then present them to the Directorate of Citizenship and the IMMIGRATION CONTROL department office.
  10. An online registration form requires applicants to fill in every detail. Once you have filled in all the required information, you will be asked to go through the form and verify that the information on the form are accurate. If all is fine, you are able to continue with your final form submission.

Visit the immigration office to complete your application

  1. After printing the application form and invoice, you will need to go to Directorate of Citizenship and immigration control office in Kampala or Regional Immigration Offices, or at the Uganda High Commission abroad for the collection of fingerprints, digital photos and signature , and to drop the necessary documents.
  2. You have to be present in person to take a digital photograph and biometric capture at the Directorate of Citizenship and immigration control offices at Kampala and Regional Immigration Offices , or at the Uganda High Commission overseas.
    • An online pre-filled passport application form as well as three invoices.
    • Written explanation for changes in names, addressed an explanation in writing addressed to Passport Control Officer.
    • Supportive documents i.e deed poll, marriage, certificate etc
    • Original duplicate of the National ID with the names clearly displayed.
    • Copy of the bank’s payment receipt for UGX 250,000 (Uganda Shillings) given after the bank has received payment. the bank.
  3. Once the application is submitted, your passport is available to be picked up from the Directorate of Citizenship and immigration control centers after two working days of processing if it is express or 10 working days for normal processing.
  4. It is mandatory to carry ID proof when you pick up the passport. You can also track the application progress through your online account You will be notified via either email or text message when it is time you have to collect your passport.

Required Documents For Modify or Change information in Passport

  • An email addressed to the Passport Control Officer explaining the reasons for the change in names.
  • Supportive documents i.e deed poll, marriage, certificate etc
  • The forms A and B LCs endorsement can be removed unless specifically requested to be done by the Passport Control Officer.
  • 3 colored passport size photos (white background)
  • Identification documents

Office Locations and Contacts

Head Office
Plot 75 Jinja Road<> P. O. Box 7165/7191
Kampala Uganda Uganda
Telephonecontact: + 256 414 595 945
Fax: +256 414 348 707
Site: Ministry of internal affairs
Request for an email: Directorate of citizenship and Immigration


  • 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: The 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 Principal Passport Office

  • American: Plot 75, Jinja Road next to British Tobbacco plant(BAT)


Citizen of Uganda


A Passport is priced at Uganda Shillings, UGX 150,000 for normal applications. 300,000 for Express application, 250,000 for official Passports and 300,000.00 for Diplomatic Passports. All fees exclude charges for banks, which vary between banks i.e. UGX 2200 or UGX 3000.

Documents to Utilize


  • It is only the Government of Uganda through the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control Uganda is the only one responsible for processing passports and issuing them. The principal Passport office is located in the ministry of internal affairs at, Plot 75. Jinja Road.
  • Passport applications are also handled by Immigration local offices.

Requirements Information

  1. The forms must be endorsed by the proper authority. B.
  2. Covering letter from Employer/School/Parents/ Guardian or person well known to the applicant. The letter of cover should address the Passport Control Officer. Ministry of Internal Affairs; Kampala
  3. Original and copy of applicant identity documents e.g. National ID or Voters Card Birth Certificates School Certificate Residence ID Baptism Card or Employer Card.
  4. Recommendation of a person with good reputation who will give you a copy of their Identification card, Passport or ID.
  5. Other information that may at any at any time, be needed by the passport control officer.

Documentation is needed

  • The passport can be described as a form of identification issued by the national government. It is a document that confirms the nationality and identity of the person who holds it for traveling abroad. It includes information regarding the holder’s name as well as gender, date of birth and birthplace.
  • It is essential that the name you have on your passport is in line with your legal name. If there is any change in your personal name, get the details on your passport changed immediately.

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