Emergency Travel Document

An Emergency Travel Document (ETD) is issued to Ugandans who have lost their passports or passports have expired but urgently need to travel to Uganda. It is a one-way travel document, and expires upon arrival at Entebbe Airport. You must be ready to apply for a new passport in Kampala before traveling outside Uganda. Applicants for ETD must prove beyond doubt that they are Ugandan citizens. The following are the requirements:

a)  Proof of citizenship (e.g. photocopy of passport or birth certificate, National ID Card, Voter Registration Card etc.)

b)      Completed Application Form for Ugandan travel document

c)      A Letter explaining why the applicant does not possess a valid Ugandan passport

d)     Two (2) colored passport-size photographs

e)      US$ 15.00 processing fee. Only bank receipts are accepted (for ETD)

f) Self-addressed priority or overnight/express return envelope/DHL (the Embassy will not send documents by regular mail)

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