Uganda VISA for US Citizens

All nationals from the United States require a visa to travel to Uganda. Applicants can apply for two types of visas, single-entry or multi-entry visas; For a holiday, family visit, conference, medical, returning citizen, returning resident and other purposes. The validity of a Single-entry visa to Uganda for the U.S. nationals varies from 7 days up to 3 months. While a multi-entry visa can be issued for up to 24 months. However, applicants must take into account that even when applying for a 12 or 24 months multi-entry visa, Ugandan authorities keep the right to issue your multi-entry visa for a shorter period of time.

If you are planning to visit Uganda you must hold a valid passport valid for at least 6 months starting from the entry date. You must bear in mind that visa cannot be obtained if you wish to conduct any type of business during your travel, you can only attend business meetings or conferences, work is not permitted with Uganda eVisa. Nationals from the US can apply for their visa upon arrival, although the most convenient and fastest way is to obtain your travel document online.

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Do US Citizens need a VISA for Uganda?

It is mandatory for all American citizens planning to visit Uganda to hold a valid visa for Uganda. The U.S. nationals must hold a valid, unexpired passport to apply for a Visa to Uganda. Visa Uganda can be used to travel for holiday, family visit, conference, medical, returning citizen, returning resident and other purposes. The average estimated time to complete the online visa to Uganda application is 15-20 minutes. Visa Uganda is a single or multi-entry document allowing the U.S. nationals to visit Uganda for up to 24 months. Alongside the visa citizens from the United States traveling to Uganda must obtain a yellow fever vaccination certificate, this should be completed prior to your travel, although it is possible to get vaccinated upon your arrival at the airport as well. Please, note that if you are applying for a multi-entry visa to Uganda you must first obtain a police clearance prior to your travel.

Uganda VISA requirements for US Citizens

To apply for an Evisa to Uganda for the U.S. citizens, visitors must meet certain requirements established by the government of Uganda. For a single entry visa to Uganda travelers from the United States must hold the following documents:

  • A bio-data page of the passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • A valid yellow fever vaccination certificate or a waiver.
  • A recent passport size photograph.

Visitors applying for a multi-entry visa must also provide additional documents:

  • An invitation letter bearing telephone numbers.
  • Police clearance for multiple entry visas. These may be obtained through the Interpol or the FBI.

If applying for a multi-entry visa to Uganda U.S. nationals also need to provide Cover Letter stating reasons for Multiple Entry Visa. If applying for 12-24 months visa to Uganda, applicants also must provide 2 recommendation letters written by the inviting party (company, host family, etc.)

To finish the online application process all visitors from the U.S. must hold a valid credit or debit card to pay the visa fee and provide their email address, as the approved visa will be sent to them via email.

Uganda VISA application for US Citizens

Ugandan eVisa application process for U.S. citizens is very simple. Visitors must simply fill in the online application form. In the application form, nationals from the U.S. will need to provide their personal information according to their passport, such as their full name and surname, sex, date of birth, passport details. The U.S. citizens applying for Uganda eVisa will also need to provide their residential address as well as address in Uganda. U.S. passport holders traveling to Uganda will also need to answer questions regarding their marital status, travel purpose, additional citizenship information if applicable and other standard background questions. Once the application has been filled, you will need to attach the required supporting documents (passport scan, passport sized photo, yellow vaccination certificate, and other documents if applying for a multi-entry visa). Later on, you will be redirected to the payment page where you will need to use your credit or debit card to submit the payment. After the successful payment, you will receive your 6-digit order number to your email address. Once our team will receive your order, we will start the application process, you should receive the final result within 5 business days.

Important: We will send you your visa approval not the visa itself. The visa itself must be picked up at the entry point. Once in Uganda, you will be required to present printed visa approval, your passport, a recent passport-sized photo, and a yellow vaccination certificate.

If you believe that in your application form you have entered some information incorrectly, contact our team immediately. Once issued Uganda visa for U.S. citizens cannot be modified. After you have received your approved visa to Uganda for U.S. citizens you are good to travel, remember you must bring your passport along while traveling, the passport must be valid for at least 6 more months starting from the visa application date.

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