UGANDA PASSPORT APPLICATIONS

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

The Consular Section is open Monday to Friday from 9.30 a.m-1.00 p.m except during public holidays of Uganda and public Holidays of South Africa.

Please note that the requirements detailed below are mandatory and the Uganda High Commission in Pretoria shall need your full co-operation because uncompleted application forms will not be accepted.  Dully filled in forms for passports may be processed within 21 days. NB: Any fees deposited is not refundable.

A. RENEWAL OF PASSPORT

1. Completed Travel Document Form A

2. Completed Citizen Verification Form B

3. Completed Consular Registration Form

4. Two (2) passport size photographs – must be coloured show all facial features and both ears. The photographs should have a clean white background.

5. The old passport to be renewed/replaced.

6. Fee: ZAR 1,000 payable to Uganda High Commission Bank Account. See the banking details here.

Please note that passports may be renewed six months before the expiry date.

B. PASSPORT FOR CHILDREN

Requirements

1. Completed Form Travel Document Form A

2. Completed Citizen Verification Form B

3. Completed Consular Registration Form

4. Two (2) recent clear colored passport photographs on white background.

5. Passport in which the applicant is endorsed (as applicable).

6. Original Birth Certificate, if child was born outside Uganda.

7. Fee: ZAR 1,000 payable to Uganda High Commission Bank Account. See the banking details here.

8. Original Passport for either parent named on the original birth certificate.

C. CHANGE OF HOLDER’S PARTICULARS ON PASSPORT

Requirements:

1. Formal (written) request for changes to be made.

2. Completed Consular Registration Form

Note: All requests for changes of holder’s particulars must be accompanied by original supporting documents. Applicants for change of name, as a result of marriage will be processed at the Mission on presentation of an original marriage Certificate.

Changes of names as a result of circumstances will have to be gazetted. The Deed Poll should be published in at least one of Uganda Newspapers.

Original copies of the Deed poll, the Gazette and the newspaper containing the change of name must be submitted to the Mission and will be retained for the record.

D. REPLACEMENT OF LOST PASSPORTS:

Requirements:

  1. Police Report.
  2. Sworn Affidavit/Statutory Declaration pertaining to citizenship and the fact surrounding loss of the passport.
  3. Complete the Lost Passport Questionnaire Form
  4. Passport Number and File Number of previously held passport and when it was issued MUST be provided. The applicant should contact the Immigration Department Passport Control Office in Kampala to get the Passport Number and File Number that are necessary to complete the application. 
  5. Fee: R2,500 payable to Uganda High Commission Bank Account. See the banking details here.

NB: Passports reported lost will be declared null and void and relevant authorities in Uganda and all countries abroad will be informed accordingly.

IMPORTANT NOTES

1. Applicants for Passports /Emergency Travel Certificates must be citizens of Uganda.

2. All application forms must be fully completed. Uncompleted application forms will not be accepted for processing.

3. Applicants are advised to verify and ensure that all requirements have been fulfilled. This will facilitate the expeditious processing of applications.

4. Applications by post must be accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed registered envelope.

5. Applicants are requested to send the exact money for all fees paid.

6. Applicants may be requested for additional supporting documentation, in addition to the above.

7. Passports and Emergency Travel Certificates are processed on first come first serve basis.

Note: If you withdraw your application for whatever reason, the fee is not refundable.

 

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