Uganda visa for Irish passport holders

Uganda visa on arrival

Ireland citizens can get visa on arrival for travelling to Uganda as tourist. COVID travel advice is country is Partially Open for travel. The stay is usually short with a period of and visa expires in 90 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for visa and a total of 6 documents are required. You can also find useful tips from fellow travellers.

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Uganda Visa requirements for Ireland

Visa on Arrival

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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 visa for Uganda from Ireland
  • 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.


Applicant required

Visa Expires: 90 days

short Stay

Documents required for Uganda tourist visa : 6
1

Visa Application Form: Complete application form for Uganda

2

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.

3

Hotel Bookings: Hotel reservation(s) for the duration of your visit.

4

Flight Bookings: Flight reservations(s) for the country of your visit and return ticket

5

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.

6

Health Document: Proof of health requirements of the country.

Copy of International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.

✨ Tips for Uganda tourist visa

  • Irish Citizens are not required to apply for an eVisa and are granted a fee-free visa on arrival.

  • An East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Kenya or Rwanda can also be used for entry.

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Travel information of Uganda

Uganda is part of Africa with main city at Kampala. Its Least Developed country with a population of 34M. The main currency is Uganda Shilling. The languages spoken are English and Swahili.

Last updated: October 18, 2020

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