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Uganda - Modify or Change information in Passport

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Procedure[edit]

Step One :

Applicant should obtain Forms A and B and any other information from the nearest Immigration Office or download on the Immigration website: http://www.immigration.go.ug

Step Two :

The forms should be taken personally by the applicant for endorsement by Area local council 1, 2, 3, RDC and DISO.

Step Three :

After endorsements above, applicant should visit any URA revenue collection bank such as Bank of Africa, Diamond Trust Bank, Stanbic, Crane, Barclays, Orient etc and pay passport fees. The Passport costs Uganda Shillings UGX 150,000 for normal applications or UGX 300,000 for Express applications, UGX 250,000 for Official Passports and UGX 300,000 for Diplomatic Passports. All fees are exclusive of bank charges which vary from bank to bank i.e. UGX 2200 to UGX 3000.

Step Four :

You will be issued with a bank receipt which you will attach on your application.

Step Five :

File your documents in a manila file folder and present them IN PERSON to the receiving officers at the Passport Receiving Section at the Ministry of Internal Affairs or your nearest Passport Control Office or the Regional Immigration Office. A receiving Slip will be issued to you indicating your receiving code and file number.
Warning: Avoid Middlemen or Kayungirizi. Applications submitted by Middlemen will not be accepted/received.

Step Six :

Collect your passport IN PERSON after ten working days (normal passport applications) or two (2) working days (for Express Passport Applications) from the point where you submitted the application, unless advised otherwise by an Immigration Officer. You will be required to present your Receiving Slip and identifications at the time of collecting your passport at the Passport Delivery Office.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • A letter addressed to the Passport Control Officer explaining the reason for the change of names.
  • Supportive documents i.e deed poll, marriage, certificate etc
  • Forms A and B, LCs endorsement may be omitted except where specifically required by the Passport Control Officer.
  • 3 colored passport size photos (white background)
  • Identification documents



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

Website: http://www.immigration.go.ug

Email Enquiry Form: http://www.immigration.go.ug/content/contact-us


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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Eligibility[edit]

Citizen of Uganda



Fees[edit]

The Passport costs Uganda Shillings UGX 150,000 for normal applications or UGX 300,000 for Express applications, UGX 250,000 for Official Passports and UGX 300,000 for Diplomatic Passports. All fees are exclusive of bank charges which vary from bank to bank i.e. UGX 2200 to UGX 3000.



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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever



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Instructions[edit]

Only the Government of Uganda through the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control Uganda is the one in charge of processing and issuing passports. The main Passport office can be found at the Ministry of Internal Affairs Plot 75, Jinja Road.

Passport applications may also be processed through the Immigration regional offices.



Required Information[edit]

  1. Duly endorsed forms A and B
  2. Covering letter from Employer/School/Parents/ Guardian or person well known to the applicant. The covering letter should be addressed to the Passport Control Officer; Ministry of Internal Affairs; Kampala
  3. Copy and original of applicants identifications documents e.g. National ID, Voters Card, Birth Certificates, School Certificate, Residential ID, Baptism Card or Employers Card.
  4. Recommendation from a citizen of good repute who shall provide you with a copy of his/her ID or Passport.
  5. Any other information as may from time to time be required by the passport Control Officer.



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Need for the Document[edit]

A passport is a document, issued by the national government. It certifies the identity and nationality of the holder for travel abroad. It contains information about the holder; like name, gender, date and place of birth.

It is important that the name on your passport matches you legal name. If there are any changes in your name, have the information on your passport modified as soon as possible.



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