Uganda visa on arrival
Last updated: July 5, 2021
Visa on Arrival
Uganda visa on arrival is available on arrival for South African citizens. The stay is usually short with a period of and visa expires in 90 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for Uganda visa on arrival. A total of 6 documents are required for applying Uganda visa on arrival. You can also find useful tips from fellow travellers.
Uganda COVID-19 travel restrictions
Uganda has Low restrictions for travel. No quarantine is required. Find travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements to travel Uganda.
East Africa Tourist Visa
East Africa Tourist Visa is for countries of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda in Africa. An East Africa Tourist Visa has multiple entries within Kenya, Rawanda and Uganda and Applications for this visa shall be lodged at any of the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Kenya, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Uganda, at the Immigration Offices of the respective countries or online where applicable. The visa costs 100 USD and has no restrictions on citizens of any country. The visa is a non-extendable multiple-entry 90-day visa that has to be first used to enter the country that issued the visa.
Get Uganda visa on arrival from South Africa
- As a temporary measure, passengers who have not applied for an e-visa on line, will still be able to apply for their e-visa on arrival in Uganda.
- However, facilities will be very limited and passengers may experience delays.
- Electronic visas are expected to replace the visa on arrival facility.
Visa Validity: 90 days
Uganda tourist visa requirements for South African citizens
6 documents required for Uganda tourist visa
Visa Application Form: Complete application form for Uganda
Passport: Original Passport or Travel document with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
Hotel Bookings: Hotel reservation(s) for the duration of your visit.
Flight Bookings: Flight reservations(s) for the country of your visit and return ticket
Travel itinerary: Travel itinerary (travel reservation to and from the country/area in your name, not a ticket)
A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Uganda, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation.
Health Document: Proof of health requirements of the country.
Copy of International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
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- May apply online.
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Do south african citizens need a visa to go to Uganda?
No, visa is not required for South African citizens. You can get visa details, documents required, official website and other details for Uganda visa but if you still have question which are unanswered then you can discuss with the community
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South African citizens can get a visa on arrival for travelling to Uganda.
The visa is valid for a period of 90 days
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