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 May. 06, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Uganda
Asked by Jos | Jun. 17, 2019 06:53Reply
Can I get a a working visa
Answers (1)
Answered by Linda from USA | Jun. 17, 2019 19:18

Jos, you should get work permit in China first, and then apply for work visa.
Asked by olivia from UGANDA | Jun. 11, 2019 02:39Reply
i want to purchase items, what visa do i need and its for how long
Answers (1)
Answered by Jenny from USA | Jun. 11, 2019 22:32

Olivia, you can apply for M type and it usually takes 4 working days.
Asked by Nakawesa Sheilla from UGANDA | Jun. 06, 2019 02:44Reply
Where do I get the visa application form from??
Answers (1)
Answered by Linda from USA | Jun. 06, 2019 02:54

Dear, you can get it on the official website of China Embassy in Uganda.
Asked by Nakawesa Sheilla from UGANDA | Jun. 05, 2019 07:34Reply
In case I want to go to China to visit a friend what are the requirements needed??

Answers (1)
Answered by Justin from USA | Jun. 06, 2019 01:02

You need to provide your passport, application form and recent photo, and invitation letter.
Asked by Kalanda Abdallah from UGANDA | May. 28, 2019 06:17Reply
Job seeker
Hello sir how do I get a job at the embassy
Answers (1)
Answered by Justin from USA | May. 28, 2019 23:29

Hi, you should contact with Chinese Embassy in Uganda.
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