Uganda Visa for Switzerland Citizens | East Africa Visa

Uganda Visa for Switzerland Citizens | East Africa Visa
iVisa | Updated on Aug 02, 2019

If you're a citizen of Switzerland and want to experience the wonders of Uganda and East Africa, then you will have to get the right visa for your trip. You can choose one of the following: Uganda Tourist or Transit e-Visa or the East Africa Visa that gives you access to not just Uganda, but also to Rwanda and Kenya.

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Now, residents of Switzerland can obtain an e-Visa online quickly and skip the embassy or consulate.

Read the following information you 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 varies depending on your travel plans. Without a visa, you will not be permitted to leave the airport as a resident of Switzerland.

The Transit e-Visa is a great option for residents of Switzerland 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 visitor from Switzerland, 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?

That 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 make the decision to travel around East Africa, you'll have to have the following information to apply for your e-Visa electronically and to land in Uganda:

  • A valid passport — Your passport will have to be current, and the expiration date needs to be at least six months away from the time you intend 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 traveling to Africa.
  • Payment method — We accept the following methods of payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and PayPal.

Use iVisa when you need a secure and simple online e-Visa application process. You'll be delighted like people across the world who give us excellent ratings every year. We hope you have a wonderful stay in Uganda and East Africa.

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