Silly question on Uganda

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Jul 10th, 2010, 07:59 PM
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Silly question on Uganda

I guess I haven't paid much attention to Uganda talk - do you need a visa to get into the country when you are booked for gorilla treks there?

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Jul 11th, 2010, 04:34 AM
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Best to check the Uganda official tourism/embassy site for current info.
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Jul 11th, 2010, 06:12 AM
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Visa and trekking tickets are separate matters. Whether a visa is required is dependent on your nationality. From Timatic:

" Visa Issuance:
- On arrival: if required, visa can be issued to all nationals against a fee:
- for a single entry: USD 50.-; or
- for a multiple entry: 6 months validity: USD 100.-; or
- for one year visa: USD 200.-."
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Jul 16th, 2010, 02:21 AM
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EXCEPT for a couple of funky nationalities (Nigeria, Yemen, Iraq, Somalia) ALL nationalities can easily obtain a visa upon arrival in Uganda with a valid passport. Takes 1 minute and cosst 50 USD.

Go to the lonelyplanet travel thorne where this answer has been posted ad nauseum.
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Jul 16th, 2010, 09:07 AM
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Thanks for the replies, I took Sandi's advise and did a google search for their official embassy site. Silly me for not thinking of that sooner! I just thought of the expertise on this board I guess...

Thanks everyone for the gerat info!
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