Uganda Passport Online Application 2023/2024 – passports.go.ug

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Do you want to apply for a Ugandan Passport Online? Then, you have come to the right place. In this article, we provided detailed information on the Uganda Passport Online Application. Please, take your time to read the details below;

Uganda Passport Online Application

The Ugandan passport is a document issued to citizens of Uganda for international travel. Under the Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control Act 2009, Ugandan passports and other travel documents may only be issued to and held individuals that are proven to be citizens of Uganda. This is overseen by a passport control officer and a deputy passport control officer.

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They are processed and issued only by Government of Uganda through the Directorate of Immigration Control (DCIC). The Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control Act 2009 also provides for the issue or renewal of the passport and other travel documents at Uganda diplomatic missions abroad and these currently are in : Washington DC (United States of America), London (United Kingdom) and Pretoria (Republic of South Africa).

Uganda Passport Online Application

Please follow the steps below to make an online passport application.

  • Log on to the passport portal at https://passports.go.ug
  • Click the Start New Application link to start a new application.
  • Accept the terms and conditions displayed in the Disclaimer.
  • Answer simple security questions.
  • Proceed to complete the passport application form.
  • Choose the mode of payment, print out the application ID with the Payment Registration Number (PRN) and go ahead and pay using the payment mode of your choice cash (over the counter), mobile money, EFT, Pay way and all types of visa cards
  • After payment, access your account and schedule an appointment on the convenient date for your interview at the Passport Office.
  • Please go with your application ID, your National ID, your certificate to confirm your profession (If any) and a copy of the recommender’s National ID and a copy of the old passport for those renewing.

How much is Uganda passport online?

  • Ordinary Passport (48 Pages)  –  UGX 250,000;
  • Service Passport (64 Pages)  –  UGX 400,000;
  • Diplomatic Passport (64 Pages)  –  UGX 500,000;
  • Express Processing  –  UGX 150,000;
  • Courier Service for Applicants abroad  –  UGX 10,000;
  • Certification of Passport  –  UGX 30,000
  • Fine for Replacement of lost or damaged Passport costs – UGX 100,000.

Benefit of applying for Uganda Passport Online

The new e-Passport application procedure has various advantages including the following;

  • Reducing on the processing time of the Passport from seven working Days to 48 working hours (2 days). 
  • Reducing the congestion seen at the Passport office as the system enables scheduling. 
  • Eliminates chances of foreigners obtaining Ugandan Passports as it has thorough check and interaction with other government agencies relevant to applicant verification.
  • Eases payment processes because different methods can be used to pay for Passports such as cash (over the counter), mobile money, EFT, Pay way and all types of visa cards.

You do not need a middleman or an agent to access this facility. Go online, make the application, pay and finally come with your details and you will be served and if you need information or assistance on this matter and any services of the directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, go directly to the nearest offices.

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