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In June 2016, The Republic of Uganda launched the e-Visa. It must be obtained before entering the country. All travelers transiting through Uganda for a period not exceeding 48 hours are eligible to apply for the visa. Applicants are required to have a confirmed onward booking from Uganda to a third country or other acceptable plans to depart Uganda within 48 hours of arrival.

Travelers who use the Transit e-Visa program apply, pay a fee online and receive their electronic visa online before traveling to Uganda. The e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Uganda. Applicants will receive their visas via email, after filling the application form with the necessary information and once the online credit card payment is completed.

Transit eVisa — WHAT DO YOU NEED?

  • Passport copy (bio page)
  • Recent passport-size digital photograph
  • Vaccination Certificate (Yellow Fever)
  • A letter stating reason for transit and country of destination
  • Credit/debit card or Paypal account.

Transit eVisa Requirements for Uganda


  • The Uganda Transit e-Visa is valid for two days after arrival.
  • The applicant must be outside the Republic of Uganda at the time of application.
  • The applicant must not have any other current Uganda visa.
  • The applicant’s passport must be valid for at least 6 months upon entry to Uganda.
  • This visa cannot be changed to a work visa while inside the Republic of Uganda.
  • You are required to print out and carry this travel authorization with you, as you will be required to present it at the point of entry.
  • The applicant must arrive with the same passport with which they applied for the Transit e-Visa.
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