Tourism

United Kingdom visa requirements for Ugandans

Basic Travel Requirements for Ugandans visiting
United Kingdom

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to
apply for a Briton Visa.


  • An Ugandan passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (2x 2′) taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

United Kingdom Visa for Ugandans

Facts about United Kingdom


The United Kingdom consists of four countries which are: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
London, the capital of the United Kingdom is a great location for tourist and it’s also its largest city.
The United Kingdom is one of the largest economy based on nominal GDP and is a very popular choice destination among business people. A lot of tourists also visit the country because of the wonderful sites to visit and the rich history of the country. Tourists who visit can easily bask in the gorgeous view of many of the city’s landmarks from the Coca-cola London Eye as well as many historical sites.
London is home to a wide range of attractions: art at galleries such as the National Gallery, The National Portrait Gallery, The Tate, and the Tate Modern, amongst others. There are cultural treats in the theatres and cinema of the West End and South Bank, and the recreated home of Shakespeare in the capital, the Globe. 
The Edinburgh Castle, Stonehenge. The Georgian architecture, Roman Baths, York Minister, Canterbury Cathedral and Shakespeare’s Birthplace are some interesting landmarks to visit in the UK.
With 36.115 million people visiting in 2015, The United Kingdom is the sixth top destination for tourists. This number has steadily been on the rise since 2015.

Types of United Kingdom Visa


Types of VisaProcessing TimeDuration of Stay
Tourist visa21 days90 days
Work visa21 days1 year
Student visa21 daysmore than 90 days

General Requirements for United Kingdom Visa


  • An Ugandan passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (2x 2′) taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

United Kingdom Visa Fees


Tourist visa

93.00 (GBP)

Work visa

93.00 (GBP)

Student visa

93.00 (GBP)

United Kingdom Visa Application Centres & Embassies in
Uganda


Kampala

British High Commission 4 Windsor Loop, P. O. Box 7070 Kampala Uganda

https://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-high-commission-kampala/office/british-high-commission-kampala

+256 (0) 312 312000