Consulate information


1708 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009

Consular hours: Mon to Thurs  9 am – 2 pm

Phone: (202) 319-1991 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (subject to change).  Travelers must have a negative Covid-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival also they could be subject to a Covid-19 rapid antigen test upon arrival and quarantine for 7 days at their own expense.  This does not apply to travelers younger than 6 years. For up to date information, please click this link
  • Passport must have six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Uganda.
  • TRANSIT WITHOUT VISA (TWOV) for passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 72 hours. Must have documents required for the next destination. Arrangements must be made by carrier for hotel accommodations and transportation to/from the hotel.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Recent bank statement
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Yellow fever certificate

Forms and Links

Application Form

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
10 business daysRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Business100.00Multiple3 months
Business200.00Multiple6 months
Business300.00Multiple12 months

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: August 3, 2022