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Uganda - Apply for Passport

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Introduction

This page contains information on how to apply for a passport in Uganda.

Eligibility

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Instructions

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e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information

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e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Procedure

  1. Application should obtain Forms A and B and any other information from the nearest Immigration Office
  2. The forms should be taken personally by the applicant for endorsement by Area Local Council 1,2,3 RDC and DISO
  3. After endorsement above, applicant should present passport application forms and supportive documents to cash office for assessment and Bank payment Advise forms.
  4. Applicant may also download the bank payment Advise form from URA web portal http:/ura.go.ug
  5. Go to any prescribed bank and pay only Uganda shillings 82,000/= for your passport. You will be issued with a bank return which you will present to the Immigration cash office for verification.
  6. Attach your verified bank return onto your passport application documents and present them to the person receiving officer at the Passport Receiving Section or your nearest Immigration Office.
  7. You will be required to present your identification at the time of collecting your passport.

Note: Avoid Middlemen or Kayungirizi. Middlemen will be prosecuted and applications resulting from such transactions disqualified / impounded by the Passport Control Officer.

Minors should appear with parents / guardians.

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Required Documents

  • Duly endorsed forms A and B
  • Covering letter from Employer / School / Parents / Guardian or person well known to applicant. The covering letter should be addressed to the Passport Control Officer; Ministry of Internal Affairs; Kampala
  • Copy and original applicant's identification documents e.g Voters card, birth certificates, school certificate, residential ID, baptism card, employer's card.
  • 4 coloured passport size photos taken against a white background.
  • Recommendation from citizen of good repute
  • Proof of profession
  • Any other information as may from time to timebe required by the Passport Control Office.

Fees

There is a fee payable only by Uganda shillings of 82,000/= for your passport.

Validity

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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

Collect your passport in person after ten working days.

Office Locations & Contacts

Head Office

Plot 75 Jinja Road

P. O. Box 7165 / 7191

Kampala - Uganda

Telephone contact: + 256 414 595 945

Fax: +256 414 348 707

Website: www.immigration.go.ug


Regional Offices

Arua Office

Ministry of Justice / JLOS building: Nebbi Road Arua


Gulu Office

Ministry of Justice / JLOS building: Gulu Municipality


Mbale Office

RDC / Administration building: Masaba Road


Masindi Passport Center

Masindi Town


Hoima Passport Center

Kampaya House: Old Fort-portal Road, Hoima town


Mbarara Regional Office

Mbarara Adminisration block: Mbarara-Kabale Road


Masaka Regional Office

Administration Building block: Masaka Municipality


Jinja Regional Office

Administration block: Busoga Square


Mubende Regional Office

RDC building


Fortportal Regional Office

Administration Block: Boma Road


Lira Regional Office

District Chambers Building: Dr. Obote Avenue


Mityana Regional Office

RDC building


Kampala Main Passport Office

American: Plot 75, Jinja Road next to British Tobbacco plant(BAT)


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Video

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 
	

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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