China Embassy in Uganda

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Sun Heping
Address: 37, Malcolm X Avenue, Kololo, Kampala
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 4106, Kampala

Office Hours for Visa Section

08:30 - 11:00 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Sections of Chinese Embassy in Uganda

Sections Information
General Office Tel: +256-414-259881
Consular Desk Tel: +256-414-236895
Ambassador Office Tel: +256-414-231181 (Ambassador)
Fax: +256-414-235087
Political Office Tel: +256-414-234058, 231095
Fax: +256-414-235087
Administrative Office Tel: +256-414-259881
Fax: +256-414-235087
Consular Office Tel: +256-414-236895, 230196 (Counselor)
Fax: +256-414-235087
Economic & Commercial Office Address: Plot 116, Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi, Kampala (P.O. Box 8858)
Tel: +256-414-220570, 220263
Fax: +256-414-235087
Email: or

 Brief Intro
The Republic of Uganda is located in eastern Africa with many plateaus and alpine lakes. It has the third highest peak in the world, Mount. Margherita and the largest freshwater lakes in Africa, Lake Victoria which has 42% of its lake area located inside Uganda. Most of the territory belongs to tropical savanna climatic zone.   
Neighboring Countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, D. R. Congo, Sudan
Land Area: about 241,000 square kilometers (93,051 square miles)
Capital: Kampala      
Time: It is 3 hours earlier than GMT and 5 hours later than Beijing Time. 
Official Language: English (Swahili and Luganda are also widely used)
Major Religions: Catholic, Christianism, primitive religions, Islam
Currency: Schilling 

 Important Holidays: Liberation Day (April 11), Independence Day (October 9)

 Notices for Chinese Going to Uganda
1. Ugandan Embassy in China only accepts applications on Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning. There are ordinary, travel and business visas. Expedited service (three working days) is available, coasting CNY700. Generally, it needs 5 working days and CNY500. 

2. Stay duration is usually 30 days and no extension is available for ordinary visas. Local immigration bureau often issue special visa with 3-month validity for those who want to work or open a business there. 

3. In certain cases, on-site visa can be applied after arriving at the port.

 Please contact Embassy of Uganda in China if Ugandans have problems there.
 Related China Embassies in Africa: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Algeria

- Last modified on Dec. 09, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Uganda
Asked by enock owera from UGANDAN | Feb. 19, 2020 01:09Reply
how can I get a visa to china
Answers (1)
Answered by Clara from UGANDA | Feb. 21, 2020 18:36

You can apply for it at the Chinese embassy in Uganda by submitting all necessary documents.
Asked by ACENG DEBORAH from UGANDA | Feb. 17, 2020 22:34Reply
Does the Chinese embassy offer internships to Ugandans
Answers (1)
Answered by Ruth from UGANDA | Feb. 21, 2020 18:35

As far as I know, no.
Asked by Genevieve from UGANDA | Feb. 17, 2020 00:12Reply
Visa Extension
Hello, I got my visa to China but due to the outbreak it is difficult to travel. My visa expires in two weeks. Is it possible to get a visa extension since the epidemic was inevitable? And if yes, what is the procedure? Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Darcy from UNITED KINGDOM | Feb. 17, 2020 19:57

Yes, you can get a visa extension at the local exit and entry administration by submitting your passport, photo, application form, and the registration form of temporary residence.
Asked by kermu from UGANDA | Feb. 14, 2020 06:05Reply
Am skeptical and naive of how i can get affiliated medical centres in kampala,and peruse me through the mode submission.
Answers (1)
Answered by Cynthia from USA | Feb. 17, 2020 19:55

So what's your question?
Asked by Brian from UGANDA | Feb. 04, 2020 06:42Reply
China government scholarship
Had all is well, i am trying to apply online for the scholarship program but there is a part the asks for an agency number want to put for the embassy in Uganda but i have failed to get it please advise what should i do.
Answers (1)
Answered by Richard from UGANDA | Feb. 05, 2020 22:27

You need to call the China embassy in Uganda to find out the agency number.
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