Embassy of Japan in Uganda



Visa / Residing in Japan

The Embassy of Japan does not accept visa application through an agent.
Visa applicants must submit application documents directly to the Embassy by themselves.

Contact Us

Working Hours:
Monday to Friday (Excluding Holidays)
9:00am - 12:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Visa Fee:
97,000 Uganda Shillings, Payable in cash only at the time of collection (From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019)

The processing period for visa issuance is 5 working days from the date of acceptance of application as long as there are no particular problems with the content of the application. Visa applicants are encouraged to apply well in advance of their anticipated travel date.

Contact Information:
For Visa Inquiries:

Email: ryoji@kp.mofa.go.jp


Visa Application Procedures

1. Short-term Stay

(A stay of up to 90 days for tourism, business, visiting friends or relatives, etc. that does not include remunerative activities)

  - Outline of Application procedures
  - Visa Application Documents (Download)

2. Work or Long-term Stay

(A stay during which the applicant performs remunerative work in Japan or stay of over 90 days in japan, etc.)

  - Work or long-term stay

3. For Non Ugandans and those who reside in Uganda

To apply for the Visa, Non Ugandans who resides in Uganda must submit work permit or any other document as proof of legal residential status in Uganda.

For further inquiries regarding visas, about requirment and fee payment, please email us at ryoji@kp.mofa.go.jp.
Visa section
Embassy of Japan
Plot 8 Kyadondo Road, Nakasero
Tel: 031-2261-564/5/6
E-mail: ryoji@kp.mofa.go.jp