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Uganda Visa for Sao Tome and Principe Citizens | East Africa Visa

Uganda Visa for Sao Tome and Principe Citizens | East Africa Visa
iVisa | Updated on Aug 02, 2019

Residents of Sao Tome and Principe who would like to see and hear the wonders of Uganda and East Africa will need to get the proper visa for your vacation. You will have to decide between a Uganda Tourist or Transit e-Visa or the really great East Africa Visa which gives you access not only to Uganda, but to Rwanda and Kenya as well.

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Unlike in the past, Sao Tome and Principe citizens will be able to obtain an e-Visa online quickly and forego waiting at the embassy or consulate.

Keep reading because the following information is what you will need to get a Uganda or East Africa e-Visa today.

Frequently Asked Questions about Uganda & East Africa e-Visa

Which e-Visa should I apply for if I am traveling to Uganda or East Africa?

It depends on your vacation plans. Without a visa, you will not be allowed to leave the airport as a citizen of Sao Tome and Principe.

The Transit e-Visa is a great option for Sao Tome and Principe citizens who are in Uganda for a longer flight connection and who desire to leave the port of entry or for those travelers who just want up to 2 days Total to explore Uganda. It is a Single Entry visa and expires within 2 days after arrival of processing.

For longer trips, the Tourist e-Visa will give you access to Uganda for 45 days Total. It is a Single Entry visa and expires within 90 days after arrival of processing.

The East Africa e-Visa is the best option for dedicated tourists. It allows you to travel between Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya for up to 90 days Total. It is a Multiple Entry visa and expires within 90 days after arrival of processing.

How long will it take to process my visa application and receive my e-Visa?

As a Sao Tome and Principe tourist, it varies based on which Uganda visa type you want and the processing time you select.

VISA TYPE Standard Rush Super Rush
Transit Visa 7 days 5 days 72 hours
Tourist Visa 6 days 4 days 48 hours
East Africa Visa 6 days 4 days 48 hours

How much does an e-Visa cost for Uganda and East Africa?

Once again, it will depend upon the type of e-Visa you choose and the processing time.

VISA TYPE Standard Rush Super Rush
Transit Visa USD 51.50 USD 51.50 USD 51.50
Tourist Visa USD 51.50 USD 51.50 USD 51.50
East Africa Visa USD 103.00 USD 103.00 USD 103.00

What information and documents to do I need to apply for and to enter Uganda?

Whether you go to Uganda or you decide to travel around East Africa, you’ll need the following data to apply for your e-Visa online and to land in Uganda:

  • A valid passport — Your Sao Tome and Principe passport will need to be current, and the expiration date needs to be at least six months away from the time you plan to leave Uganda or East Africa.
  • A recent passport photo — Go ahead and scan before you apply, so you can submit it with your application.
  • Travel plans and a return ticket — Once you arrive, the Republic of Uganda will require information about the purpose of your trip and how long you plan to stay.
  • Email address — We’ll send you your e-Visa confirmation after a quick verification process. Once you get your e-Visa, simply print it and keep with you when you leave for your trip.
  • Yellow fever vaccination — Some countries don’t require this, but Uganda does. However, it’s always recommended that you get immunized against yellow fever before visiting Africa.
  • Payment method — We accept the following payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and PayPal.

When you need a quick, secure, and simple online e-Visa application process, you can count on iVisa and our unparalleled customer satisfaction. You’ll be happy just like thousands of travelers that give us excellent ratings each day. Have a safe and fun vacation in Uganda and East Africa.

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