COVID-19 Visa Information

Regarding new entry of foreign nationals into Japan, based on the New Border Measures (34) dated on September 26, 2022, New Border Measures will be implemented from October 11, 2022. For more information, please click below links.

Measures for Resuming Cross-Border Travel

Application for Visa for foreign nationals eligible for Phased Measures toward Resuming Cross-Border Travel

PCR Test related information
Valid Format of "Certificate of Negative Test Result"
Laboratories in Uganda issuing Valid Format of "Certificate of Negative Test Result"
FAQ for Confirmation of Certificate of testing for COVID-19 (August 15 2022)
Procedures and documents required to enter Japan

Immigration Services Agency of Japan

Procedure for Visa application at the Embassy of Japan in Uganda


Currently, visa application is available by appointment only.
Please call 0312-261-564 for appointment (Appointment is not accepted by email).

In order to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) especially to keep the social distancing measures, we request your co-operation.
Please come on time for your appointment. If you are not present at the designated time, you may have to reschedule your appointment at a later time.
Hours of Operation : Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. , 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


General Visa Inquiries

JAPAN VISA INFORMATION HOTLINE (24 hours/7 days a week, English only)
 TEL: +256-(0)20-6300-857
*If you are calling from Uganda, you will be charged a domestic call fee for your call.