In this section, we will provide some of the basic requirements to ensure a smooth application process for Uganda e-visa. The following requirements are:
A passport: Applicants must possess a valid passport with a minimum of 06-month validity from the date of arrival in the country.
The passport must have at least 1 blank page for visa stamping.
A digital photograph of the applicant.
A copy of the biographical information in the passport.
A valid credit/ debit card for the Uganda e-visa payment.
Proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination is REQUIRED to enter the country.
Additionally, travelers may need to verify their date of arrival & departure in the country.
Check our completed guide to applying for an Uganda online visa!
The process of applying for Uganda e-visa online is straightforward. In this section, we will demonstrate the instructions in a few simple steps. Central African citizens simply follow these steps:
On our service homepage, select the "Apply Visa" option on the navigation bar.
Provide your basic information and verify the purposes of your trip.
Fill out the online application form with your personal and travel information, including your passport and contact information.
Send in any necessary documentation, such as a copy of your passport and a passport-sized photograph.
Complete your application by submitting the e-visa fees.
The processing time for e-visas typically ranges from 24 hours to 3 business days, although it may take longer during peak travel periods. Once your e-visa is approved, it will be sent to you via email. Ensure to print a copy of the e-visa to carry with you during your trip to Uganda.
Uganda provides a variety of visas, including tourist, business, and work permits. However, the Uganda e-visa currently only permits visitors to enter the country for tourism and transit purposes. Uganda Immigration Services provides the following 3 types of Uganda tourist e-visa:
Tourist e-Visa: Applicants can travel to Uganda for tourism purposes for a 90-day duration of stay. This visa allows a single entry and it cannot be extended.
East Africa e-Visa: This e-visa grants multiple entries into Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda. Visitors can travel between 3 mentioned countries within 90 days. This visa cannot be extended.
Transit e-Visa: Visitors are allowed to remain in Uganda for 7 days during the transition to the next destination of their trip. However, visitors are permitted to engage in any tourism activity during this period.
For more details about tourist e-visa, kindly check our guide for information on Uganda eVisa and East Africa Visa here!
Central African citizens need a visa to travel to Uganda. Uganda does not have a visa exemption policy for Central African citizens, so they are required to obtain a visa before their journey.
Visitors can apply for a Uganda visa in 2 ways:
Ugandan Embassy: Apply for a paper visa at the Embassy. However, this traditional approach can be time-consuming and requires your physical presence at the appointment.
Uganda online visa (ETA): Apply for a digital visa, or online visa (ETA) through online service. For more information, Uganda Immigration Services provides tourist online visas for Uganda.
Before making travel arrangements to Uganda, it's advisable to regularly check our website for the most up-to-date visa requirements and costs. Visa regulations can change at any time.
When applying for a Uganda e-visa, Cape Verde citizens are required to pay both the Uganda government fee and the service fee.
The government fee refers to the amount that Cape Verdean applicants must pay to the Uganda Government to process their e-visa application. On the other hand, the service charge represents the upfront payment made to us for our assistance in processing the Uganda e-visa service.
Cape Verdean applicants can make the e-visa fee payment using the following methods:
Electronic payment: Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, and American Express.
Additionally, when applying for a visa through our portal, applicants can track their visa status online. Simply select "Check Status" and provide basic information along with your reference number (sent to your email after the submission of your application). The result will then be available in just a minute.
The processing time for a tourist e-visa application generally ranges from 24 working hours to 3 business days. Moreover, the Rush Visa service ensures that applications are prioritized and processed within a shorter timeframe, although additional fees may apply for expedited processing.
Standard processing: With a waiting period of 3 business days, this standardized service is the least expensive choice.
Urgent processing: Opt for this option, and applicants will receive their Uganda e-visa within a maximum of 48 business hours, guaranteed.
Super-Urgent processing: Applicants who choose the Rush visa option can expect to receive their results in around 24 business hours.
For any inquiries regarding the processing time of your visa application or to seek further assistance, please find more information on the Uganda Immigration Services website or reach out to our visa experts.
This section will provide a step-by-step guide on how to apply for a tourist e-visa to Uganda online. Please follow the instructions below:
Step 1: Begin with “Apply Visa” and select the appropriate visa type for your trip (Tourist e-visa, East Africa e-visa, Transit e-visa).
Step 2: Complete the online e-visa application form by entering your basic information, such as your passport details, nationality, date of birth, and contact information. Double-check all information before submitting the form.
Step 3: Proceed to pay the e-visa fee using the designated payment methods available on the e-visa portal. Ensure you have a valid payment method and follow the provided instructions during the payment process.
After applying, our visa specialists will review your e-visa application and submit it to the Government. The processing time generally takes 1 to 3 business days. You will receive an email notification once your visa application is approved.
Upon approval, print a copy of the e-visa approval notice and ensure you have it along with your valid passport when traveling to Uganda. For additional information or assistance with the e-visa application process, please visit our website or contact our customer service team.
Applicants must complete all the requirements to ensure a smooth application process. Please find the necessary information below:
A valid passport: Applicants must possess a valid passport with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of entry into Uganda. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa endorsement.
A digital passport-sized photograph: Travelers must provide a recent passport-sized photograph taken against a plain white background.
A copy of the biographical information in the passport.
Travel intent: Travelers should provide their travel plan, including details of their planned entry and exit dates, as well as flight reservations.
Proof of accommodation: Visitors must provide proof of accommodation arrangements for their stay in Uganda. This can include hotel bookings, guesthouse reservations, or any other valid document confirming their place of stay.
Proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination: To enter Uganda, applicants MUST acquire this Yellow Fever document. Travelers will present the certification at the Uganda Immigration checkpoint.
Once all the requirements are met, the e-visa application will be processed by our immigration officers. The processing time typically ranges within 3 business days.
As of now, the Government of Uganda does not offer visas on arrival for any nationality, including Cape Verde citizens. Therefore, Cape Verdean travelers must apply for an e-visa before their departure to Uganda.
Uganda Immigration Services provides a convenient and efficient platform for visa application, enabling travelers to complete the process online from the comfort of their homes or offices. For tourism in Uganda, applicants can apply for the following e-visas:
Tourist e-Visa: The regular tourist visa permits a single entry and a 90-day duration of stay in Uganda.
East Africa e-Visa: This visa permits multiple entries into Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda during 90 days period. This visa cannot be extended.
Transit e-Visa: This visa allows travelers to remain for a maximum of 7 days during the transition to the next destination. This visa cannot be extended
Cape Verde citizens planning a trip to Uganda need to secure a Uganda e-visa before their arrival. Uganda does not grant visas upon arrival, therefore, Cape Verdean travelers need to apply for an e-visa well in advance of their planned travel dates.
We strongly suggest that all Cape Verde citizens carefully check the Uganda e-visa requirements and other related visa services on our website or reach out to us directly for any further inquiries. Our dedicated service is always available to assist you with any visa-related concerns or services you request.