The Government of the Republic of Uganda started issuance of the International e-Passport to the citizens on 7th December 2018 and as a result stopped issuance of the Machine-Readable Passports. Government issued a notifi cation of a 2-year transition period to phase out the Machine-Readable Passports by 31st January 2021.
The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) is creating an automated register of all registered and naturalized citizens to ease identification and to improve the credibility of information captured into the e-passport system.
THE MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS
TO: ALL STAKE HOLDERS
NOTICE Following an upgrade of our e-Immigration System, services for personalisation for applicants of passes and entry permits of East African Nationals are not available until Friday 11th October 2019.
We request for your understanding and cooperation as we improve our services to serve you better. We equally apologise for all inconveniences caused.
The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) has today Thursday 25th July 2019 held a meeting with representatives from various institutions mostly dealing in short courses such as English proficiency courses. These courses and by extension the institutions are a favorite for foreign students from non-Anglophone countries in the region and beyond. Some of the Institutions present included Kampala Adult School, Institute of Advanced Leadership Uganda, Makland Institute of Business and Management, Sir Nelson School of Languages among others.