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Uganda - Applying for a Diplomatic passport

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Procedure[edit]

In Person[edit]

  1. The interested party or applicant is required to obtain the passport application forms A and B from the Passport office nearest to you for example at the Directorate of Immigration office at the Internal Affairs Ministry in Kampala, or at the Passport office branches located in the different district office across the country, or even at the nearest Ugandan embassy or even consulate,
  2. The above should be followed by the applicant filling in the Passport application forms as required on the forms, take the forms to the required local council offices including the LC1, LC2, LC3, the GISO, the RDC and afterwards forward in person the filled forms to the responsible offices where the forms were collected from.
  3. Upon review and approval of the submitted documents, the responsible office will iussue a Payment BRAF which the applicant will tale to the bank and pay the required amount in addition to the bank charges.
  4. This will be followed by presenting the bank reciepts and upon verificvation of the payment, the applicant will be told when to go back for the Passport picking depending on the number of days given.

Apply Online[edit]

Download passport application forms from online at http://www.immigration.go.ug

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Your birth certificate
  • A letter from Local council authorities
  • Identity document like driver's licence, identity card
  • Proof of physical address and postal address, with contact numbers.
  • Proof of employment



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Directorate of citizenship and immigration control
Ministry of Internal Affairs,
Plot 75 Jinja Road P.o.Box 7191,
Kampala (U).
Passport Control office: +256-414-342561
Legal Department: +256-414-232573
Immigration Department: +256-414-231641
Website : http://www.immigration.go.ug



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Eligibility[edit]

Diplomats and other government officials like ministers, foreign service officers, chief justice, bank governor, chancellors and vice chancellors of state universities, recognized cultural and traditional leaders, the speaker and deputy speaker of parliament and others, for work related international travel together with others including their families like Spouses are eligible for a diplomatic passport.



Fees[edit]

Uganda Shillings 120,000.



Validity[edit]

A passport is for a period not exceeding ten years from the date of issuance



Documents to Use[edit]

Form A (application for a Uganda travel document form)
Bank payment slips



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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents which would help other people who would like to follow this procedure.    



Processing Time[edit]

Between 7 to 10 working days.



Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Instructions[edit]

  1. The interested party or applicant is required to obtain the passport application forms A and B from the Passport office nearest to you for example at the Directorate of Immigration office at the Internal Affairs Ministry in Kampala, or at the Passport office branches located in the different district office across the country, or even at the nearest Ugandan embassy or even consulate,
  2. The above should be followed by the applicant filling in the Passport application forms as required on the forms, take the forms to the required local council offices including the LC1, LC2, LC3, the GISO, the RDC and afterwards forward in person the filled forms to the responsible offices where the forms were collected from.
  3. Upon review and approval of the submitted documents, the responsible office will issue a Payment BRAF which the applicant will take to the bank and pay the required amount in addition to the bank charges.
  4. This will be followed by presenting the bank receipts and upon verification of the payment, the applicant will be told when to go back for the Passport picking depending on the number of days given.



Required Information[edit]

  • Full name
  • Place and Date of birth
  • Valid identity proof
  • Citizenship
  • Address
  • Occupation
  • Telephone number
  • Maiden names for married women
  • Husbands full name in case of married women
  • Date and place of marriage



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Need for the Document[edit]

A diplomatic passport is a passport which is issued to someone who must travel internationally on official state business. Diplomatic passports are classically given to diplomats and consuls when they are posted overseas, and they may be issued to other people within the government as well, depending on the circumstances.


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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.



External Links[edit]

United Arad Emirates
http://www.ugandaembassyuae.com/consular_services.html

U.K
http://www.vfs-uk-ug.com/additionalservice.html
www.immigration.go.ug



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