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WARNING AGAINST UNOFFICIAL ELECTRONIC VISA (e-VISA) APPLICATION PORTALS

Wednesday, 20th February 2019

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS


PRESS RELEASE


Warning Against Unofficial Electronic Visa (e-Visa) 
Application Portals


11th February 2019


The Ministry of Internal Affairs, Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, would like to inform the general public and our esteemed clients that the official electronic visa application portal for the Republic of Uganda is, https://www.visas.immigration.go.ug; and also take this opportunity to warn our esteemed clients of the existence of Scam sites which either charge our clients exorbitantly or defraud them totally.


The Official Portal for visas to the Republic of Uganda (www.visas.immigration.go.ug) provides a range of services including issuance of all types of visas to Uganda, Work Permits, Certificates of Permanent Residence, Students Passes and Dependants passes at official fees.


The official fees for visas to Uganda are as follows:

Type of Visa                                                                        Official Fees
Diplomatic visa 
(for Diplomatic and Official Passport Holders                     USD 0.0
Uganda Ordinary/Tourist Visa                                             USD 50
East Africa Tourist Visa                                                       USD 100
Transit Visa                                                                         USD 50
Multiple-Entry Visas for 6 Months                                       USD 100
Multiple-Entry Visas for 12 Months                                     USD 100
Multiple-Entry Visas for 24 Months.                                    USD 150


The fees for other Immigration facilities for the Republic of Uganda are available on the application portal against each service or at our website https://www.immigration.go.ug/.


Visas take less than three working days to process, and the Government of Uganda does not charge any additional fees for fast tracking visas.


Our esteemed Clients are henceforth advised to desist from submitting electronic applications for Ugandan Visas through any other website other than the official e-visa Application Portal for the Republic of Uganda (https://www.visas.immigration.go.ug).


Any one who submits through any other site does so at his or her own risk.


The Government of Uganda SHALL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE for any inconvenience, loss (monetary or otherwise) or refused entry arising from using unofficial/fraudulent sites.


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