Anyone who intend to enter Uganda should acquire a visa for lawful purposes in accordance with national immigration laws, formalities, and guidance. Foreign nationals intending to come to Uganda for the purposes of employment must comply with requirements for expatriate employment in Uganda.
All visa prone nationalities must have a Uganda visa to allow their entry into Uganda, Uganda visa can be obtained from Uganda missions abroad or on arrival at Entebbe international Airport or all border of entry in the country. All travelers coming to the Republic of Uganda MUST have a valid Yellow Fever Immunization card or you clarify online with the visas.immigration.go.ug online for any exemptions.
Visa & corresponding fees
Category/description of visa Cost
Single entry US$ 50 per individual
Multiple entry visa 6-12 months US$ 100
Multiple entry visa 24 months US$ 150
Multiple entry visa 36 months US$ 200
Students (Entry Visa for students who are not nationals of East African Cooperation.) US$ 100
East African Tourist Visa (Three months Multiple Entry for Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda) US$ 100
Ugandan list of visa exempt nationalities i.e. nationals of countries that do not pay for Uganda visas like
Countries under COMESA, like Angola, Eritrea, Malawi, Madagascar, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia, Comoros, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, and Botswana
East African countries like Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, and Burundi
Others like Antigua, Barbados, Fiji, Grenada, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, The Grenadines, Vanuatu, Ghana, Cyprus, Bahamas Belize, Gambia, Jamaica, Malta, Singapore’s. Vincent-Tonga, Ireland, and Libya