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Uganda - Apply for Passport

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Apply Online

  1. To Apply for a Passport, the applicant has to make the application online via link
  2. The applicant has to click the “Start New Application” button.
  3. The applicant has to read all the terms & conditions and tick and then click the “Accept” button.
  4. Enter all the registration details and click the “Save & Continue” button.
  5. The applicant has to enter all the details and click the “Next” button.
  6. Also, upload all the necessary documents that are mentioned in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  7. Pay the amount of fee in online mode.
  8. Review the given details and click the “Submit” button.
  9. Followed by the applicant has to get an appointment by using the followinglink
  10. The applicant has to enter the details and also select the date of the appointment.
  11. Enter the captcha code and click the “Retrieve” button.
  12. The applicant has to visit the office on the appointment date.
  13. After receiving the application, the concerned authority will check the submitted application and document set. If all are in place, the application will be accepted.
  14. Then the application will be processed further.
  15. At the passport office, you will undergo biometric enrollment, which includes capturing your fingerprints and a digital photograph.
  16. The applicant needs to complete the biometric enrollment, your passport application will undergo processing. The processing time can vary, so it is advisable to inquire about the expected processing duration.
  17. Once your passport is ready for collection, you will be notified by the passport office. Visit the passport office during the designated hours to collect your passport. You may be required to provide identification and sign for the receipt of your passport.


Required Documents[edit]

  • ID proof (Birth Certificate, national Identity card, etc)
  • Address proof – (Driving license, passbook, utility bill, etc)
  • Fee receipt
  • Passport size photographs
  • Any other documents (If required)

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration control - Head Office,
Ministry of Interior
Plot 75, Jinja Road P. O. Box 7165 / 7191, Kampala - Uganda
Telephone contact: + 256 414 595 945
Fax: +256 414 348 707
Email: [email protected]
Contact link


  • Any Individual in Uganda who intends to Apply for a Passport is eligible to make this application.


  • The applicant has to pay the prescribed fee as requested by the authority.


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

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links

Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

  • This entire process can be completed within 2 weeks or as per the timeline advised by the respective department authority.

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'.


  • Applicants must complete the application form before submitting it. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Applicants must provide genuine information while applying for this procedure.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name
  • Nationality
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Date of Birth
  • Parents details
  • Parents name
  • Email ID
  • Fax
  • Mobile No
  • Email Address
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Date
  • Signature

Need for the Document[edit]

  • A passport is an official travel document issued by the government of Uganda that certifies the identity and nationality of its holder. It serves as a form of identification and enables the holder to travel internationally, allowing them to enter foreign countries and re-enter Uganda.

Information which might help[edit]

  • A Ugandan passport enables the holder to travel internationally and provides proof of identity and citizenship. It is an essential document for Ugandan citizens who wish to travel abroad for various purposes, including tourism, business, education, or personal reasons.

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.

External Links[edit]



More information which might help people.