Mandatory Consular Registration
Essential Advice to Ugandans in SADC region
One of the duties of all Uganda’s missions abroad is to protect
citizens of Uganda in the countries of accreditation. The recent violent
xenophobia refers, with particular reference to citizens of Uganda in South
(ern) Africa, namely South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, The Royal
Kingdom of Swaziland and The Royal Kingdom of Lesotho.
that your papers are lawfully in order. i.e, visitors visas, refugee papers,
student study visas, work permits, residence permits and citizen IDs. If you
are in South (ern) Africa, without the legal papers, you are breaking the laws
of the country. You may be deported or charged for staying in the country
no. 1 is in order, you are advised to apply for new passports for your children
from the Embassy.
that you register with the Embassy of Uganda, as required by the Laws of
Uganda. On page 48 of your Ugandan passport, you are expected to register at
the nearest Ugandan mission or consulate. Download the Consular registration
form, fill it in and email it to the embassy or consulate. Simple. Down load the consular registration form from here.
one reason or another, if you are unable to legalise your stay in South (ern)
Africa, you may need to make an about turn and go back home. East West North
and South, home is best. If your passport has expired, apply for a one way
emergency travel certificate from the Embassy. For children, ensure that there
is an abridged birth certificate for us to consider giving the child an
emergency travel certificate.