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Uganda - How to Apply for a Diplomatic Visa

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In person application

  1. Gather all the required documents and visit the Ministry of Immigration and foreign affairs Uganda or the Uganda embassy/consultant or high commission in the country you are currently residing
  2. Approach the services desk and request for the application form, read through the instruction and fill it accurately
  3. Attach all the required document copies and submit them to the attending official, who will verify and process your application
  4. if all the information are in order you will be issued with the visa


  1. Visit the ministry of immigration and foreign affairs website portal Link Apply online scroll down and click on “Start a new application”
  2. Read through the terms and conditions then click on “Accept”, you will then be redirected to the next page, begin your application process
  3. Now select type of application; under visa or permit type drop box select “visa ” under category drop box select “visa for Diplomatic and official passport Holders”, under subcategory drop box select either “Diplomatic or official “then click on” next step”
  4. Then fill the application form read through the instruction carefully and fill it accurately, verify all the information is correct then click on “next step “
  5. upload all the scanned required documents
  6. finally step is submitting the application form and required documents
  7. Once the application is submitted it will be studied by an Immigration Officer, The decision taken on the application will be sent electronically through the email provided by the applicant.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Scanned the following document
  1. Diplomatic passport (Bio-data page and cover page) with at least 6 month validity
  2. Vaccination certificate (yellow fever)
  3. Recent passport size photograph
  4. Diplomatic Note

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Immigration and foreign affairs Uganda
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 immigration
Email Enquiry Form: contact us

Uganda embassy /consulate/high commissioner :
embassies info

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  • A diplomatic passport is a passport which is issued to someone who must travel internationally on official state business


  • Free of charge


  • Visas are usually valid based on the consulates discretion.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Diplomatic Visa: Issued for Single or Multiple entries to holders of Diplomatic passports who are on official duty.

Required Information[edit]

  1. Full name of the applicant
  2. Date of birth of the applicant
  3. Gender of the applicant
  4. Marital status of the applicant
  5. Nationality of the applicant
  6. Email/Phone number of the applicant
  7. Residential address
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Need for the Document[edit]

Diplomatic passports are issued to people holding diplomatic status or deputed by the Government of Uganda for official duty abroad

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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