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

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,; 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  ( 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 six Months

USD 100

Multiple-Entry Visas for twelve Months

USD 100

Multiple-Entry Visas for 24 Months.

USD 150


The fees for other Immigration facilities for the Republic of Uganda are available in the application portal against each service or at our website Visas take less than three working days and the Government of Uganda does not charge any additional fees for fast tracking visas.

The unofficial websites are designed to confuse clients and appear as though legitimate. While the unofficial site has three steps and has No official logo, the genuine official application site has the DCIC Logo and Uganda Court of Arms and is done in four Steps which are: Selecting the Application type; Fill the form; Add documents and Submit your application.

Our esteemed Clients are henceforth advised to desist from submitting electronic applications for Ugandan Visas through any other site other than the official e-visa Application Portal for the Republic of Uganda ( Anyone who submits through any other site does so at his 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.