Generally, the Uganda e-visa is valid for 90 days, however, depending on the purposes of your trip, you may need to consider the appropriate type of an e-visa and its requirements. At present, the Ugandan government provides 03 types of e-visas for Uganda for South Africans:
- Tourist e-visa: Valid for 90 days from the date of issue. This is a single-entry e-visa that allows visitors to enter Uganda for tourism, and leisure purposes.
- East Africa e-visa: This e-visa type allows multiple entries to Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda, and is valid for 90 days. This e-visa cannot be extended. Visitors can travel around the 3 countries for tourism and vacation purposes.
- Transit e-visa: Designed for travelers passing through Uganda to another destination and is valid for 07 days. However, visitors are permitted to engage in tourist activities during 07 periods.
Do note that the e-visa generally permits tourism and leisure purposes. Therefore, any form of employment activity is forbidden. For more details about tourist e-visa, please navigate to Uganda Immigration Services.