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INFORMATION FOR EAST AFRICA TOURIST VISA (UGANDA, RWANDA & KENYA ONE VISA)

ELIGIBLE PERSON:

A foreigner who wants to visit simultaneously the Republic of Kenya, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Uganda for tourism.

An East Africa Tourist Visa is multiple entries within the three countries and shall be valid for 90 days.

Applications for this visa shall be lodged at any of the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Kenya, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Uganda, at the Immigration Offices of the respective countries or online where applicable.

TRAVEL DOCUMENT:

Any genuine acceptable travel document valid not less than 6 months.

VISA FEE:

100 USD

Free of charge to Foreign residents in the three countries: Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.

VALIDITY OF VISA:

 90 days

SINGLE OR MULTIPLE ENTRY:

 Multiple entries within the Republic of Kenya, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Uganda.

VISA EXTENSION:

An East Africa Tourist Visa shall not be extended.

How to Apply:
Applications for this visa shall be lodged at any of the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Kenya, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Uganda, at the Immigration Offices of the respective countries or online where applicable.
• Rwanda
For those beginning their trip in Rwanda, you can apply through the Rwanda Online Visa Application System www.migration.gov.rw. Under “Type of Visa” select “East Africa Tourist Visa.”
• Kenya
For those beginning their trip in Kenya, you can find information on the visa application process on the consular section of your local Kenya embassy’s website www.ecitizen.go.ke

• Uganda 
For those beginning their trip in Uganda, you can find information on the visa application process on Uganda Online Visa – visas.immigration.go.ug

 

 

Travel document: Any genuine acceptable travel document valid not less than 6 months.
Visa Fees: 100 USD
Validity of Visa: 90 days
Single or Multiple Entry: Multiple entry
The holder of the East Africa Tourist Visa shall enter from the country that issued the visa and move within the two other countries without applying for another visa or paying for another visa fee.
The holder shall also be allowed to move out of the Republic of Kenya, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Uganda; and return without having to pay for another visa. This will only be applicable in the period of 90 days.
Visas issued for specific countries can only be used for that particular country
Work or No Work: Work is not permitted
Visa Extension: An East Africa Tourist Visa shall not be extended.
Typical Requirements:
1. One clear colored passport size photo with white background recently taken without glasses, caps and scurf; (the photo should be attached to the application form by use of glue stick. Stapling and clipping the photo to the application form is not advisable).
2. A complete filled application form
3. Visa application letter addressed to the issuing authority of the concerned country

Online visa application tips:

Please be sure that you have all the required information ready to upload on to the websites when prompted.

  • Please ensure that you enter your e-mail address correctly as this will be used as the primary sources of contact between immigration department and the applicant.
  • Please note that if you do not get a response from the immigration department within the stated allotted time do contact your travel agent for assistance.
  • Please always check with your countries embassy first to check if you are required to apply for a visa to enter Uganda.
  • Please note that you are still able to apply for a visa on arrival to all the above countries but this option is being phased out over the up coming months.
  • Please make sure you print off your visa, once received so that it can be handed immigration