Requirments For Particular Services

Two forms should be filled:

1. One form should be filled on line and sent via the Embassy e-mail.

2. Another form fully filled with an original (most recent) passport size photograph attached should be posted to the Embassy's postal address addressed to the Head of Mission.

Registration Form (download here)

YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE REQUIRED FORMS "A" AND "B", THE QUESTIONNAIRE AND CITIZEN VERIFICATION FORM FROM THE UGANDA IMMIGRATION WEBSITE www.mia.go.ug

Issuance and Renewal of Uganda Passports

  • Applicants must carefully read the instructions and also the bottom of the reverse page, before filling in the application forms!
  • Applicants for Passports/Travel Documents must be citizens of Uganda .
  • All application forms must be completed. Uncompleted application forms will not be processed.
  • Applicants are advised to verify and ensure that all requirements have been fulfilled. This will facilitate the expeditious processing of applications.
  • For Ugandans outside the Russian Federation , please enclose a prepaid DHL return envelope to enable the Embassy mail back your passport.
  • Applicants are requested to send the exact money for all fees paid.
  • Applicants may be requested for additional supporting documentation, in addition to the above.
  • Passports are processed on first come first serve basis.
  • For purposes of easing contact with you, please include your day-time telephone number on the residential address bar of your application form.

*Please note that if you withdraw your application for whatever reason, the fee is not refundable*

Requirements for Renewal of Passports

  • Completed Forms A and B
  • Two (2) passport size photos must be bright, show all facial features and both ears. The photographs should have white background.
  • Submit the old expired passport to be renewed.
  • Fee

** Processing time is two to three months and please note that Passports can still be renewed six (6) months before they expire**

Requirements for Replacement of a Lost Passport

  • Applicants should provide passport numbers of previously held passport or facts about previous passport and when it was issued and file number.
  • Police report
  • Sworn affidavit Form
  • Registration form for Ugandans living abroad
  • Citizen Verification Form
  • Completed Forms A and B and explanation of loss of passport Whether the passport was mislaid, burnt or stolen and how, where and when it happened.
  • Completed Questionnaire
  • Two (2) clear passport size photographs.
  • Fee

Note : Passports reported lost will be declared null and void. Relevant authorities in Uganda and all countries abroad including the Russian Federation will be informed accordingly.

** Processing time is Three to Five months and please note that passports can still be renewed six (6) months before they expire.

Passport for Children Requirements

  • Completed Forms A and B
  • Two (2) recent passport size photos must be bright, show all facial features and both ears. The photographs should have white background.
  • Copy of passport (biodata) of the parent requesting for child's passport
  • Original birth certificate if child was born outside Uganda .
  • Fee

** Processing time is Two to Three months and please not that passports can still be renewed six (6) months before they expire**

Regulations governing importation of Dogs and Cats into Uganda

Movement Permit

An official and authentic "Movement Permit" should be obtained from the veterinary authority of the area of origin.

Certificates

  • A bill of health certifying that the pet is free from disease. It should be issued by a registered veterinary surgeon or official and should be properly signed and stamped within ten days of shipment.
  • A certificate or letter from the local veterinary authorities indicating that the area of origin of the pet is free from rabies.

Vaccinations

  • Dogs require vaccination against distemper, hepatitis, Leptospirosos, Parvo-virus and rabies. It should have been done not less than 30 days prior to arrival at any point of entry into Uganda .
  • Cats require vaccinations against Feline Entritis and rabies. It should have been done not less than 30 days prior to arrival at any point of entry into Uganda .

Transportation

While in transit, Dogs and Cats must not come into contact with other animals. To ensure this, each pet should be appropriately crated.

Certification of documents for transportation of remains of deceased persons to Uganda .

  • Certification is done free of charge. Processing time is 2 working days.
  • The following original documents are required for certification:
  • A Signed letter of request for certification from a responsible person e.g. A relative, an employer etc.
  • The Passport of the deceased
  • A Death certificate
  • A Certificate of Embalmment.

The transporting airline will advise the applicant on an appropriate casket.