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Uganda - Get a Duplicate Stamp Duty Certificate

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Apply Online

  1. Visit the portal and on the home page click on e-services, stamp duty then select Duplicate Certificate issuance.
  2. Type in the certificate number and the barcode number obtained from URA office.
  3. Click on search to get the details, the system will generate a payment slip for you to print and pay the levy. After paying in the Bank you will visit the Portal again and on the home page click on e-services, stamp duty then select Stamp Certificate issuance.
  4. Type in the Acknowledgement number and the barcode number obtained from URA office.
  5. Click on show details, the system will display the certificate for you to print.
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Required Documents[edit]

List down the documents required for successfully completing the procedure.
1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

P. O. Box 7279 Kampala Uganda
Telephone (0417) 442054, 442055, 443150 Fax: (0414)334419
E mail:
Web portal: URA

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What documents are eligible for stamp duty?

  1. Letter of credit
  2. A mortgage deed
  3. Hire purchase agreements
  4. A sales agreement
  5. Lease agreement
  6. Transfer of instruments e.g. land transfers
  7. Adoption deed etc.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


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]

  • Immediately upon payment of the duplicate stamp duty certificate fee

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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  • If you were not able to print the stamp certificate first time, you will apply to get a Duplicate certificate.

Required Information[edit]

  1. Certificate number
  2. Barcode number
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • Stamp duty is a tax that is levied on documents such as cheques, receipts, supplies to government, marriage licenses, and land and property transactions.

Information which might help[edit]

Why do you need to legalize your documents?

  • It makes the document admissible as evidence in the courts of law hence legal and binding.
  • The stamp duty service provides security of any property document presented since your interests are protected under the stamp duty law.
  • It makes some documents honorable whenever they are presented to the public and private.
  • Stamp duty services enhance your decision making process for any transaction since declarations are processed faster

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]

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