How To Get A Passport In Uganda

What is a passport?

A passport is an official travel document issued by a government that contains a person’s identity. A person

with a passport can travel to and from foreign countries more easily and access consular assistance. A passport certifies the personal identity and nationality of its holder.

How To Get A Passport In Uganda

Steps for Application

Step 1: Go to the Passport Portal

Step 2: Accept the terms and conditions displayed in the Disclaimer.

Step 3: Answer simple security questions

Step 4: Complete the passport application form

Step 5: Print Passport Application Payment Advice Form.

Step 6: Make payment for the selected type of passport using the selected payment method in the selected bank.

Step 7: Schedule an appointment for a date of your convenience using the scheduled appointment link on the home page.

Step 8: Print the Passport Application Appointment Form.

Step 9: Report to the selected passport Centre with the passport appointment form with the appropriate application requirements displayed on the website, for enrollment.

How many days does it take to get a passport in Uganda?

Collect your passport in Person after ten working days (normal passport applications) or two (2) working days (for Express Passport Applications)

from the point where you submitted the application unless advised otherwise by an Immigration Officer.

Where can I apply for a passport in Uganda?

The main Passport Office is situated at the Ministry of Internal Affairs Plot 75 Jinja Road (entrance is on Old Portobello Rd.

The other Passport Offices are located at the RDC Building Mbarara, The Regional Administration Block, Republic Street, Mbale, and in Gulu (soon opening).

What documents do I need to get a passport for the first time?

You’ll need all of the following:

 Your full birth certificate showing your parents’ details. 

Your father’s birth certificate. 

Your parents’ marriage certificate.