Uganda visa requirements for Indian citizens

Uganda visa requirements for Indian citizens
iVisa | Updated on Oct 23, 2019

All Indian citizens are eligible for a Uganda eVisa from July 2016, so if you are an Indian, you can apply online and void all the bureaucratic hassle you come across at a Ugandan diplomatic mission. The process is entirely online, and the requirements are easy to meet. All you need is to have a passport, a vaccination certificate for Yellow fever, and a passport-sized photo. Once you have all that, you can apply for the Uganda eVisa using the services provided online by iVisa. You should be done in no more than 10 minutes and have your visa in as little as 2 Business Days.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

As an Indian citizen, do I need a visa to visit Uganda?

Yes, all Indian visitors need to apply online. To check requirements, you can click here.

Which Uganda visa types are there for Indians?

There are these kinds of visas for Indians visiting Uganda:

  • Tourist eVisa.

  • Transit eVisa.

  • East Africa eVisa.

NOTE: The information contained on this blog is about the Uganda Tourist eVisa. But you can always check all types of visas here.

What is a Uganda eVisa?

The Uganda eVisa is an authorization document. It allows foreign visitors to enter Uganda.

How long can Indians stay in Uganda with a Tourist eVisa?

With a Uganda Tourist eVisa you will be able to stay for a maximum of 45 days Total with a Single Entry.

What are the documents required to apply?

We require the following to submit your application:

  • Last Page of Passport (if applicable).

  • Applicant Photo.

  • Passport Personal Details Scan.

  • Yellow Fever Vaccination.

  • Invitation Letter (if applicable).

How long is the Uganda Tourist eVisa valid?

The eVisa to visit Uganda as a tourist has a validity of 90 days after arrival.

What are the processing times and prices?

For the price of your eVisa you will have three alternatives depending on the processing time you need:

  • Standard processing time – your application is processed within 6 Business Days, and the price is USD 86.50 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing time –your visa will be ready within 4 Business Days, and you need to spend USD 116.50 (service fees included).

  • Super Rush processing time – this is the quickest option you have. It costs you USD 151.50 (service fees included), and your visa application is processed within just 2 Business Days.

Click here to apply online.

How does the Uganda Tourist eVisa work?

In June 2016, The Republic of Uganda launched the eVisa. It must be obtained before entering the country. All travelers intending to come to Uganda for holiday, tourism, business, study, family visits or medical purposes are required to apply for and obtain a visa online.

Travelers who use the eVisa program apply and pay a fee online and receive their electronic visa online before traveling to Uganda. Applicants will receive their visas via email, after filling out the application form with the necessary information, and once the online credit card payment is completed.

How long does it take to apply for a Uganda Tourist eVisa?

Less than 10 minutes. After you submit your application, we send you the eVisa to your email in the timeframe chosen.

How can I apply for a Uganda Tourist eVisa?

The application process has only three easy steps:

  1. In the first step, you need to fill in your general information and choose the processing time from the options mentioned.

  2. In the second step, you will need to revise step one and make the payment.

  3. And for the last step, you need to answer a questionnaire and send photo upload. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.

Click here to start. After filling it, just submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.

What happens after I have applied?

After submitting the application form, you will receive the Uganda Tourist eVisa by email in PDF. No need to deal with the embassy.

How can I apply for my family or friends?

You just need to have all the required documents (you can see above in this article) and apply here with his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

If this is the case, then please contact immediately one of our customer service representatives to assist you to apply again.

Since your eVisa is linked to your passport number, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.

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

With iVisa services, you will have maximum safety for your personal information and confidentiality, since we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.

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

For a faster resolution click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives, they will answer all your questions. Alternatively, you can find more info and FAQs here.

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