How to obtain a Uganda visa in Nigeria?

How to obtain a Uganda visa in Nigeria?

iVisa | Updated on Aug 17, 2021

The citizens of Nigeria can visit Uganda for tourism, business, and other purposes only if they have a valid visa. If you are a Nigerian national who wishes to go to Nigeria, you need to get your visa first. Otherwise, you cannot cross the border. That visa can be obtained if you go to the Uganda High Commission in Abuja. There, you can apply for your Uganda visa, and then wait 2 Business Days for the visa to arrive. Your other option is to apply online. That should save you the trip and bureaucratic hassle.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I am from Nigeria, do I need a visa for Uganda?

Yes, if you're from Nigeria, you need it. Click here to see requirements.

How many types of Uganda eVisas are there for Nigerians?

There are three types of eVisas:

  • Tourist eVisa.

  • Transit eVisa.

  • East Africa visa.

Each one of them has different benefits according to what you need to do in Uganda.

What is a Uganda Tourist eVisa?

This is the most popular electronic visa for Uganda. This document allows you to enter this country if you're from Nigerian, providing just some few requirements to apply online.

How long can visitors with Nigerian passport stay in Uganda with a Tourist eVisa?

If you have a Nigerian passport, you can stay 45 days in Total in Uganda.

What documents do you need to apply?

Now we will detail you what are the real requirements for you to apply for a Uganda eVisa.

  • Last Page of Passport (if applicable)

  • Applicant Photo

  • Passport Personal Details Scan

  • Yellow Fever Vaccination

  • Invitation Letter (if applicable)

  • Proof of Accommodation (if applicable)

  • Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction is needed to verify payment. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image is needed per order. (if applicable)

  • Airline Confirmation (if applicable)

  • Return Ticket (if applicable)

  • Travel Itinerary (if applicable)

  • Supporting document for the purpose of visit (Medical) (if applicable)

  • Immigration status of the host (Purpose of travel: Family Visit) (if applicable)

  • Cover Letter (if applicable)

What are the processing times and prices for the Uganda eVisa?

We're mentioning these two aspects at once 'cause they are related. Depending on the type of visa, the fees vary. Here's the cost of each visa:

  • Uganda Tourist e-Visa: USD 51.50.

  • Uganda Transit e-Visa: USD 51.50.

  • East Africa e-Visa: USD 103.00.

After choosing the eVisa you prefer, iVisa gives you three options according to how fast you want it. We'll show you the prices and processing times of the Uganda tourist eVisa since this is the most requested:

  • Standard – people often choose this option because it is the cheapest. Paying USD 86.50, it will take 6 Business Days for your application to be ready.

  • Rush – this option is faster than the one mentioned before and it will have your Uganda e-Visa ready within 4 Business Days. As for price, this one costs USD 116.50.

  • Super Rush – this is the fastest available option iVisa offers you. Your Uganda e-Visa will be ready within just 2 Business Days for USD 151.50.

If you want to calculate the prices for other Uganda e-Visas, then click here.

How can I apply for a Uganda visa?

If we talk about application forms, the first thing that cross your mind is that it might be something infuriating and complicated. But with iVisa you can feel safe now. iVisa has created one of the simplest forms you’ll ever complete. It has only the next three steps:

  1. First, you have to fill in general information like name, address, passport info and more. In this part you also select the processing time you want.

  2. Second, you have to do a revision, especially of the information you'll send.

  3. The last step is to make the payment. After that, we'll inform you via email if your Uganda e-Visa is approved.

How long can I stay in Uganda with these eVisas?

It depends on the visa you choose. If you get your tourist eVisa then you can stay 45 days in Total. On the contrary, with a transit e-Visa you can stay in Uganda 2 days in Total. Lastly, with the East Africa visa you can stay 90 days in Total, which is the longest time available since this visa is often used not only to travel to certain countries like Uganda, but more.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Uganda eVisa?

iVisa provides maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check the testimonials of hundreds of happy customers here.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

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