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Uganda - Apply for Passport

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  1. Applicant 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:/
  5. Go to any prescribed bank and pay only Uganda shillings 150,000/= 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. Transactions involving middlemen are disqualified / impounded by the Passport Control Officer.

Minors should appear with parents / guardians.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • 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 time be required by the Passport Control Office.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Head Office

Plot 75 Jinja Road

P. O. Box 7165 / 7191

Kampala - Uganda

Telephone contact: + 256 414 595 945

Fax: +256 414 348 707


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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Provide eligibility criteria's for going through this procedure.


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


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Collect your passport in person after you get a message from respective authorities.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
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 "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 

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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

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

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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