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Useful facts, information and hints and tips about life in Uganda.

Permits

Read about all the different permit options for immigration to Uganda.

Services

Read about our services, how we assist with all Uganda permits and visas as well as relocation issues.

Foreign Exchange

Exchanging money can be a daunting experience. Our well-informed experts can save you avoidable charges.

Travel Visas

Learn here about obtaining your travel visa for Uganda, special passes and the entry requirements.

Applying for a Uganda Work Permit

The below information pertains to applying for a Uganda Work Permit options. There are currently 7 categories of permits offered in Uganda.

Background to applying for a Uganda work permit

Please be aware that all foreign nationals intending to work in Uganda must ensure that they are in possession of the relevant work permit.

For applicants whose intention it is to work in Uganda as employees -please note this is applicable whether the employment is for financial gain or not.applying for a Uganda Work Permit

When applying for a Uganda work permit the applicant must first make sure they apply under the correct category. There are currently 7 types of work permit in Uganda that can be applied for:

1. Class A and A2 work permit  – government & diplomatic service and government contractors.
2. Class B work permit – investment in agriculture – For applicants who are investing into the agricultural industry.
3. Class C work permit – mining – For applicants who are intending to invest into the prospecting for minerals or mining in Uganda.
4. Class D work permit – business and trade – For applicants who intend to do conduct business or trade in Uganda.
5. Class E work permit – manufacturers – For applicants who intend establishing and investing in a manufacturing business in Uganda.
6. Class F work permit – professionals – For applicants that are members of prescribed professionals that will practice such profession in Uganda.
7. Class G1 and G2 work permit – volunteers, NGO workers, missionaries. For applicants who intend to carry out work in the capacity of a volunteer NGO worker or missionary.

Next step in applying for a Uganda Work Permit

Intergate Immigration is based in South Africa with a comprehensive network of representatives across Africa. We offer a free consultation and advice service to assess your eligibility and advice you on on the correct Uganda work permit. To start applying for a Uganda work permit please email us here or telephone + 27 (0) 21 424 2460.

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