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Uganda - Apply Minor Passport

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  1. Obtain application form G from the passport control office in your region of residence and fill it, this should be done with the parents, guardians or responsible authority of the minor.
  2. Write a consent letter as the responsible person for the minor addressed to the passport control office.
  3. Visit any URA revenue collection bank such as Bank of Africa, Diamond Trust Bank, Stanbic, Crane, Barclays, Orient etc and pay passport fees. The Passport costs Uganda Shillings UGX 250,000 for normal applications or UGX 400,000 for Express applications(UGX 250,000 for ordinary processing plus UGX 150,000 as Express Service fee), UGX 400,000 for Official Passports and UGX 500,000 for Diplomatic Passports. All fees are exclusive of bank charges which vary from bank to bank i.e. UGX 2200 to UGX 3000 and obtain the receipt of payments.
  4. Fill all the prepared documents including those mentioned in “required documents” below, in a manila file folder and visit the ministry of internal affairs or any passport control office or regional immigration office in your location.
  5. At the office present your documents in the manila file to the passport control officer at the passport section.
  6. The officer will verify the information you have presented and present you application for processing.
  7. Collect your passport in Person after ten working days (normal passport applications) or two (2) working days (for Express Passport Applications) from the point where you submitted the application, unless advised otherwise by an Immigration Officer. You will be required to present your Receiving Slip and identifications at the time of collecting your passport at the Passport Delivery Office.

Applications from Abroad

  • Applications can be done from abroad by visiting the nearest Ugandan embassy to make an application. Note the deferent embassies have deferent protocols so it’s advisable to contact them in advance before your physical visit.

Apply Online

Please follow the steps below to make the on-line Minor passport application.

  • Step 1. Navigate to the passport portal passport Portal
  • Step 2. Click the Start New Application link to start a new application.
  • Step 3. Accept the terms and conditions displayed in the Disclaimer.
  • Step 4. Answer simple security questions.
  • Step 5: Complete the passport application form.
  • Step 6: Print Passport Application Payment Advice Form.
  • Step 7: Make payments for the selected type of passport using the selected payment method.
  • Step 8: Schedule appointment for a date of your convenience using the Schedule Appointment link on the home page.Appointment link
  • Step 9: Print Passport Application Appointment Form.
  • Step 10: Report to the selected passport Centre with the passport appointment form with the following requirements/Documents:
  1. An Online pre-filled passport application form.
  2. original copy of child's birth certificate.
  3. Original copy of parent's passport and National ID.
  4. 4 colored passport size photos taken against a white background.
  5. Proof of payment receipt issued after payment from the bank.
  6. For applicants who are below the age of eighteen years, the parents or legal guardian’s written consent must be provided.
  7. For applicants who are adopted, the original adoption certificate, clearance letter from the children’s department, and or, the Court ruling or award.
  • Step 11: After lodging the application the Minor passport will be ready for collection at the Directorate of Citizenship and immigration control offices after 2 working days if express processing or 10 working days ordinary processing.
  • Step 12:You are required to bring proof of identification when collecting the passport. You can also track the application progress through your online account application ID Status You will be contacted through text and/or email when to collect your passport.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Filled application Form G.
  • Written consent letter from parents addressed to the Passport Control Officer.
  • If child is adopted, attach adoption order from High Court of Uganda.
  • Attach copy of child's birth certificate.
  • Attach copy of parent's passport and National ID.
  • Attach 4 colored passport size photos taken against a white background.
  • Attach payment receipt issued after payment from the bank.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Internal Affairs:
Plot 75, Jinja rd.
P.O. Box 7191/7165, Kampala
Tel: +256414595945
Fax: +256 424 434 088
Email: [email protected]
Website: Ministry of internal affairs

Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration
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: Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration
Regional offices: Regional offices List
All embassies and Consulates: Uganda embassy

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  • All Ugandan citizens that have legal authority and responsibility for a minor can apply for a passport on behalf of the minor.


Fees are as follows

  • Ordinary passport cost 250,000 shs
  • Express service at 150,000 shs
  • Official/service passport cost 400,000 shs
  • Diplomatic passport cost 500,000 shs
  • Certification of passports 30,000 shs
  • Courier service for applicants abroad 10,000 shs


  • 10 years

Documents to Use[edit]

  • Form G:
Passport application form
Letter of Consent
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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • 10 working days normal application
  • 2 working days for express service

Related Videos[edit]

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
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  • Applications must be made personally, applications made from middlemen will not be accepted unless its application is for a minor which will be made by the parents or responsible authority

Required Information[edit]

  • Applicant’s details
  • Residential Address
  • Details of Origin
  • Citizenship details
  • Spouse details
  • Parent’s details
  • Next of Kin Contacts
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • Passports are required when want to make international travels and applications travel visa.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • Passports can be used as prove of Identity

External Links[edit]

Mission of the Republic of Uganda in Geneva
Uganda High Commission In London
Justice Law and Oder Sector
Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration.

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