Visa and Consular Services

You will require a visa if you are not a citizen of Uganda and other exempt countries as pre-requisite before entering the country. Visas can be obtained at the embassy, on arrival or by applying online on web portal After the decision that will be notified through your email, you can then proceed with a printed e-visa confirmation to personalize your application at the embassy visa office or point of entry.

Visa fees

Single entry: US $ 50

Multiple entry visa 6-12 months: US $100

Multiple entry visa 12-24 moths: US $100

Multiple entry visa 24-36 months: US $100

East Africa Tourist visa (Kenya, Rwanda & Uganda) US $ 100

Visa working hours

Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 1 pm

Processing time

Normal processing: 3 working days

Express: 24hours

Citizens of the following countries are visa exempt

Angola, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Burundi, Comoros, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Rwanda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe and holders of diplomatic or service passports issued to nationals of Italy and Namibia.

Other Consular services

Ugandans in China and the other countries of accreditation can seek consular services at the Embassy during official working hours ( Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 05:00 pm) email consular@ or call directly to a dedicated consular line +8613716139425 at all times.