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 Sep. 06, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Uganda
Asked by Winnie Josephine from NAMUTEBIWYAHOO.COM | Oct. 20, 2020 07:53Reply
When does the embassy hope to start issuing student visas our jws are expiring soon.
No one is picking the calls someone help issue a detailed report
Asked by Uganda from KATSFOURBROTHERSGMAIL.COM | Oct. 20, 2020 06:10Reply
Is the Chinese embassy in Uganda open now?
I wanted to pick my passport from the Chinese embassy in Uganda. So wanted to know if it resumed work since it had closed due to Covid-19 break. And my passport was already at the embassy.
Asked by shamim from UGANDA | Oct. 14, 2020 09:19Reply
when is the embassy in Uganda resuming work?
Answers (1)
Answered by Greta | Oct. 15, 2020 23:38

Sorry, it is still unknown.
Asked by alfred from UGANDA | Oct. 14, 2020 01:23Reply
how can i apply for legalisation at the moment?
Answers (1)
Answered by Zack | Oct. 15, 2020 23:38

Alfred, it's not very clear now. You should contact the embassy to ask.
Asked by Nantongo Josephine | Sep. 30, 2020 20:09Reply
Visa applications
Hey me Mugalu ;
I got the PU Later last months
But i tried to call no body picks up my call so what should i do ?
Answers (2)
Answered by Ruth | Oct. 12, 2020 01:00

You should prepare your documents and then submit them to the Chinese embassy to apply for your visa.
Answered by Nantongo Josephine | Oct. 12, 2020 11:08

But no one can talk to me
Top of that they don’t answer my calls and they don’t reply my email so am stuck
Because my family is in Shanghai
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