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Ordinary Passport

A passport serves as a travel document issued to Ugandan citizens for the purpose of traveling abroad. Applications are done online through the DCIC Passport Portal.

Required Documents - Ordinary:

  1. National ID or National Identification Number
  2. Recommendation Letter and Recommender National ID
  3. Documents supporting your profession (if applicable)

Required Documents - Minors:

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Parents NID
  3. Parents Passports
  4. Letter of consent from Parents
  5. If child is adopted, attach adoption order from High Court of Uganda

Steps for Application

  • Step 1: Go to the Passport Portal
  • Step 2: Accept the terms and conditions displayed in the Disclaimer.
  • Step 3: Answer simple security questions
  • Step 4: Complete the passport application form
  • Step 5: Print Passport Application Payment Advice Form.
  • Step 6: Make payment for the selected type of passport using the selected payment method in the selected bank.
  • Step 7: Schedule appointment for a date of your convenience using the scheduled appointment link on the home page.
  • Step 8: Print Passport Application Appointment Form.
  • Step 9: Report to the selected passport Centre with the passport appointment form with the appropriate application requirements displayed on the website, for enrollment.


  1. Ordinary Passports cost 250,000 UGX.
  2. Express Processing Fee an extra 150,000 UGX paid separately in a bank.