Uganda Tourists Visa

Uganda is a country that has seen very many tourists come time and again to enjoy the scenic wildlife and landscape that the country has to offer. Uganda is the country where East and West Africa meet and it features lush forests inhabited by primates and arid savannahs which are home to a wide array of plains game. Lakes, tea plantations, mountains and waterfalls are some of the landmarks that made an impression on Winston Churchill when he travelled here and still make an impact up to today proving Uganda is “The Pearl of Africa” just as it was declared years back. To enjoy this and more with the most amazing and warm people you will ever find in the world as you munch on a variety of mouth watering Ugandan indigenous local meals, you will require a tourist visa.

The good news is that the tourists’ visas were reduced in price with effect from July 22nd 2016 from 100 USD to 50 USD as a way of urging the tourism community both private and government and the better part of the story is that you can apply for it in the comfort of your home using the online application. The Uganda E-immigration is live and it will take a maximum of only 48 hours to approve your visa and you will be able to receive an email with a bar code that will be scanned upon your arrival in Uganda and the visa will be inserted into your passport thereafter. This visa can be used in all the East African countries.
One should note that these will be required of them to obtain the tourist visa;

A well signed visa application form, an original signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity, 2 passport type photographs, the itinerary of your tour; that is to say a detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip or a copy of round trip tickets and the applicants name should appear, Yellow Fever Vaccination; that is a copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever, hotel reservations and the applicant’s name should appear on the copy of the reservations and just in case it is a personal invitation you will require a copy of the host’s ID (a driver’s licence or Ugandan passport), a letter of invitation from the host in Uganda (the letter ought to be addressed to “Consulate of Uganda, Visa section” and the letter should detail the personal information of the applicant, details of the visit and the details of the inviting party).

The maximum stay for a tourist visa in Uganda is 90 days. Don’t be left behind, come and enjoy a wide variety of things in Uganda, the highlight being tracking the world’s most endangered animals in the world that are only found in East Africa. In Uganda you find these in Bwindi Impenetrable forest and this is one of the most captivating escapades you can ever enjoy while here.