Transit visa to Uganda

Travellers might indeed necessitate Transit Visa to pass through Uganda which is not their preferred destination. Transit Visa are typically needed if you have a layover of more than a few hours in Uganda.

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Transit visa to Uganda

Travellers might indeed necessitate Transit Visa to pass through Uganda which is not their preferred destination. Transit Visa are typically needed if you have a layover of more than a few hours in Uganda.

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Quick facts about Transit Visa Uganda

Uganda is generally regarded as a free, prosperous, and politically stable country within the region, with inadequate policing of its extensive and porous borders, allowing a robust influx of foreign trade and immigration. e-Visa was introduced by the Republic of Uganda. It has to be obtained before they reach the country. All travelers who fly via Uganda in Total for a duration not exceeding two days are eligible to apply for the visa. Applicants must have a verified reservation from Uganda to a third nation, or other appropriate arrangements to leave Uganda within two days of arrival. The e-Visa is an official document that allows entry to Uganda.

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The Transit Visa Uganda is a single entry visa granted for transit reasons. This type of visa is only granted to applicants who have a confirmed onward booking from Uganda to a third country or other appropriate plans to depart Uganda within the allowed stay period.

The following nationalities are eligible for the Transit Visa Uganda:

Africa

Tunisia, Togo, Sudan, South Sudan, South Africa, Somalia, Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe, Reunion, Nigeria, Niger, Namibia, Mozambique, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Libya, Liberia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Gabon, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Djibouti, Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chad, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Benin, and Algeria.

Asia

Macau, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and Japan

Central America

US Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Sint Maarten, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts, and Nevis, Puerto Rico, Panama, Nicaragua, Netherlands Antilles, Martinique, Honduras, Haiti, Guatemala, Guadeloupe, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Curacao, Cuba, Costa Rica, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Aruba, and Anguilla.

Central Asia

Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan.

Europe

United Kingdom, Ukraine, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Serbia, San Marino, Romania, Portugal, Poland, Norway, Netherlands, Montenegro, Monaco, Moldova, Macedonia, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Latvia, Italy, Iceland, Hungary, Holy See, Greece, Gibraltar, Germany, France, Finland, Estonia, Denmark, Czech Republic, Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Belarus, Austria, Andorra, and Albania.

Middle East

Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Palestinian Territory, Oman, Lebanon, Kuwait, Jordan, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Georgia, Bahrain, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.

North America

United States of America, Mexico, Canada, and Bermuda.

Oceania

Tuvalu, Samoa, Palau, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Nauru, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Guam, French Polynesia, Australia, and American Samoa.

South America

Peru, Paraguay, Guyana, French Guiana, Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay, and Suriname.

South Asia

Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Maldives, and India.

Southeast Asia

Vietnam, Timor-Leste, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, North Korea, Myanmar, Mongolia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, Cambodia, and Brunei.

The following nationalities are exempt from the Transit Visa Uganda:

Africa

Angola, Eritrea, Malawi, Madagascar, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia, Comoros, Kenya, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and The Gambia.

Central America

Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, Bahamas, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Belize, and Jamaica.

Europe

Cyprus and Malta.

Oceania

Vanuatu, Tonga, Solomon Islands, and Fiji.

Southeast Asia

Singapore

The Uganda visa Amount of Transit visa is 51.5 USD. Please use our visa widget to find out the cost of your specific nationality. There is also a $25 service fee.

The Transit Visa Uganda application may take seven days for processing. The applicant must apply once the travel plan is confirmed.

A Transit Visa Uganda is valid for two days from the date of issue. The visa can be extended for an equal period.

You can stay in Uganda for a maximum of 7 days using Transit Visa Uganda.

A passport should have at least six months’ validity at the time the application is made for the granting of the Transit Visa Uganda. The passport should have at least one blank page for stamps for the immigration officer.

For Transit Visa Uganda, the following documents are needed:

  1. Passport (Bio-data page) with at least six months Validity
  2. Recent passport photograph
  3. A letter stating the reason for transit and country of destination
  4. Vaccination Certificate (yellow-fever)

You may arrive at any of the airports in Uganda by using Transit Visa Uganda.

No. The Transit Visa Uganda must be obtained prior to your entry into Uganda.

The traveler should carry a copy of the Transit Visa Uganda with them at the time of entry into Uganda. At the point of entry, visa or permit sticker will be printed, and it will be pasted on the passport.

Yes. A child's passport must be valid for at least the next six months after the date of arrival in Uganda with one blank page.

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No. A Transit Visa to Uganda from US is not valid for employment. You must apply for a regular visa to work in Uganda.

Travelers with dual or several nationalities have to choose which nationality and passport to use on their trip for applying Transit Visa to Uganda from US

Yes. However, travelers applying for a Transit Visa to Uganda from US must apply using the passport of the eligible country.

No. You cannot apply online if you do not have a valid passport from an eligible country with at least six months' validity.

No. The applicant will receive an electronic visa, which does not require anything to be stamped prior to travel. All visas are sent via email. The applicant should print out a copy of their visa before they travel and bring it with them to the port of entry.

When using a Transit Visa to Uganda from US, you can use it for transiting through Uganda for a period of not exceeding two days.

The applicant must prove the purpose of travel by presenting the valid passport, A letter stating the reason for transit, and the country of destination.

No. Upon approval, Click2Visas will send the applicant their Transit Visa to Uganda from US via email in PDF format.

No. Only citizens from eligible countries can apply for the Transit Visa to Uganda from US. Use our visa widget to see you qualify for the Transit Visa to Uganda from US.

Yes, all travelers need to have a valid Transit Visa to Uganda from US before traveling to Uganda.

No, the validity period of the Transit Visa to Uganda from US begins from the date specified on their application. The traveler can enter Uganda on any date within this period.

No. The Transit Visa to Uganda from US is just a landing authorization. It’s up to Uganda customs authorities to allow entry to a traveler upon arrival.