Visa Application

Uganda Visa Information

All Visa Applications are now submitted online at:


  1. Only Canadian passport holders can get visas on arrival only after receiving approval after applying online.
  2. All Travel Document holders who are nationals of visa exempt countries do not need visas to travel to Uganda
  3. Visa applications should be submitted and paid for individually even for infants unless the applicants share a passport.

Requirement & Application Process

Upload the Following

        1 passport Sized Photo

        Passport or  Travel Document Bio data page

        Yellow Fever Certificate, ( if you donít have a certificate upload a letter explaining why or that you will take the vaccine at the airport. Children under 10 years, pregnant mothers and persons over 65 are exempt from the vaccine)

        Letter of Invitation from your host in Uganda & ID / Immigration Status in Uganda (ALL Travel Document/ Certificate of Identity Holders Only)

        Travel Itinerary ( East Africa Visa Applications only)


After you have paid successfully $50USD by Credit card, you will be issued an Application ID (Nine Digit Number). Please write it down you will need it to login and check on the status of your application or upload any other documents requested by DCIC.

***Note the E Visa will NOT be sent to your personal EMAIL



  • If your application status is DEFFERED, read the message from DCIC and send them any other supporting documents they request through the website not email.
  • If your application is IN PROGRESS there is no action needed on your part
  • If payment fails the first time, Login to with your APPLICATION ID, PASSPORT NUMBER, DOB and resubmit the payment.
  • You can check the status of your application/ add more documents/modify/complete payment/cancel at : this link;

For Queries regarding the  E-Visa Support; Questions may be sent by email to

More information on visa applications and visa categories can be accessed on This website provides comprehensive details on all immigration services provided by the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uganda.

Download here