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Uganda e-Visa Requirements for New Zealanders

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Citizens of New Zealand traveling to Uganda can apply for a visa online. This digital system avoids the traditional method of going all the way to a diplomatic mission to apply in person.

The Uganda e-Visa for New Zealanders is quick and simple to obtain. It allows the holder to visit the African state on holiday and for various other purposes.

Simply enter your details into a short online form and you will receive your Ugandan e-Visa by email.

New Zealanders applying for an e-Visa for Uganda must meet some basic requirements to obtain authorization to travel.

Do New Zealanders Need a Visa to Visit Uganda?

Yes, travelers holding a passport issued by New Zealand must show a valid visa on arrival to enter Uganda.

The quickest and most convenient way that citizens of New Zealand can get authorization to visit the country is to apply online for a Uganda electronic visa (e-Visa).

New Zealanders who plan to live and/or work in Uganda must apply in person at a Ugandan embassy or consulate instead. Here they can obtain the relevant long-term visas and permits.

What Is the Uganda e-Visa for Citizens of New Zealand and What Does It Do?

The Uganda e-Visa for New Zealand citizens is a digital entry permit that is obtained by applying online. Nationals of most foreign countries are eligible to apply for the e-Visa, including New Zealanders.

The user-friendly online application system makes it quick and easy for travelers from New Zealand to get a Uganda e-Visa.

New Zealanders with an e-Visa for Uganda can use it to visit the African nation for the following reasons:

  • Holidays and tourism
  • Conferences
  • Staying with family
  • Receiving medical treatment

The Uganda e-Visa for nationals of New Zealand must be applied for prior to the trip. This means that no time is wasted at immigration filling out visa forms — the e-Visa allows travelers to pass through border control with the least amount of waiting possible.

Different types of Uganda e-Visa for visitors from New Zealand

Travelers from New Zealand can choose between 2 different types of Uganda e-Visa:

  • Tourist (also covers medical treatment, family visits, and conferences)
  • Transit

New Zealanders can stay in Uganda for up to 90 days with the Uganda tourist e-Visa.

Uganda e-Visa Application for New Zealanders

Visitors from New Zealand must apply online for their Uganda e-Visa. This is a quick and easy process that eliminates the need to apply at an embassy or consulate.

The entire process takes just a few minutes and involves completing a short application form online. New Zealanders must enter the required information into the relevant fields and attach the necessary supporting documents.

First, applicants from New Zealand have to provide their basic personal information, including:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Country/place of birth
  • Marital status

They are then required to enter the following details from a valid New Zealand passport:

  • Passport number
  • Dates of issue and expiry
  • Issuing country

All applicants, including New Zealanders, must give their contact details, such as:

  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Residential address

In accordance with the visa policy of Uganda, New Zealanders must answer a few quick questions about their health and travel history for security reasons.

They must also give some information about their trip to Uganda, including:

  • Purpose of visiting Uganda
  • Address of accommodation
  • Date of arrival
  • Length of visit

Documents Required for the Uganda e-Visa for New Zealand Citizens

Applicants must comply with Uganda’s visa requirements for citizens of New Zealand.

When applying for any type of Uganda e-Visa, New Zealanders must attach the following documents as digital copies (scans):

  • New Zealand passport (with a minimum validity of 6 months)
  • Passport-style photo of the New Zealander
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate

It is only necessary to scan the main page of the New Zealand passport (the page with the traveler’s image and information).

Besides these required documents, New Zealanders must also provide the following items to ensure that their application is processed correctly:

  • Current email address (to receive the electronic visa)
  • Method of payment (a credit or debit card)

Uganda transit e-Visa requirements for New Zealand nationals

New Zealanders planning to stop over in Uganda en route to another country must have a transit e-Visa.

To complete an application for one of these visas, travelers from New Zealand must submit a letter containing the following details:

  • The final destination
  • The reason the traveler must stop over in Uganda

How Will I Receive My e-Visa for Uganda from New Zealand?

The Uganda e-Visa is delivered by email to the account submitted in the original application.

New Zealanders will receive their approved e-Visa very quickly — within 7 business days of applying.

Once the email arrives, travelers must print a copy and bring it to Uganda. They must present it at immigration along with the New Zealand passport registered in the application. Then, they will be allowed to enter the country.

Application Steps

Complete online application
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e-Visa Uganda Processing time
1 - 5 days
Uganda government fee
50 usd
Our service fee
59 usd
109 usd
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Covid Update for Uganda

Last update: 17/11/2022

Visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended, so travelers should obtain their Uganda visa online in advance. All passengers over the age of 5 must have a negative coronavirus PCR test result, issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure or a vaccination certificate (fully vaccinated). Travelers must also complete an online health declaration. This generates a QR code, which must be presented on arrival. Passengers may be subject to a test upon arrival.

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