Applying for a French visa in Uganda [fr]

Visa applications submitted in Uganda are processed by the Embassy of France in Kampala.

For general information and for preparing, submitting and tracking your application, log on to France-visas, the official website for visa application to France.


France-visas is a single portal with all the information you need process and help you every step of the way (preparing the application, entering details, submitting and tracking the application).

The main steps in applying for a visa

Do I need a visa?

France visa - Test assistant visa - PNG First, use “Visa wizard” to check, based on your situation, whether you need a visa and if so, what type. The wizard will also tell you what documents must be enclosed with your application, along with the relevant fee.

Complete your application online

France visa -demande en ligne - PNG Once you have confirmed that you need a visa, you can complete your application on our online portal. You will be asked to create a France-Visas account, which you will need for each step of the process.

Submit your application to the visa centre

France visa - Dépôt du dossier - PNG Once you have completed your online application, all you have to do is submit it to your local visa centre. France-Visas will provide you with all necessary information on how and where to submit your application.

Track your visa application

France visa - Suivi de demande - PNGOnce your application has been submitted, track its progress and see how and when you can collect your passport and how to prepare for your trip to France.


Waiting times for appointments and for processing applications will vary depending on your nationality and the time of year.

Users are therefore asked to submit their visa applications well in advance of their departure date.

Attention: Visa applicants for a family reunification are now required to book appointment separately. In this case, the visa section should be contacted by e-mail or telephone and your appointment will be made as soon as possible.

Visa application for countries other than France

The Embassy of France in Uganda also issues short-stay visas for the following countries.

  • Spain, Greece, Portugal, Sweden (from January 1st 2019) and Czech Republic
  • Togo (visa valid for up to 2 days maximum), Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Ivory Coast and the Central African Republic.

Visa office closing days (...)

Visa office closing days in 2018:

  • January 1: New Year
  • January 26: Liberation Day
  • March 8: Women’s Day
  • March 30: Good Friday
  • April 2: Easter Monday
  • May 1: Labour Day
  • June 15: Eid El Filtr
  • August 15: Assumption Day
  • October 9: Independance Day
  • December 25: Christmas Day
  • December 26: Boxing Day

Address and Contact

Embassy of France
P. O. Box 7212 / Kampala
Tel. (256) (414) 304 525
Fax. (256) (414) 304 520
E-mail :
For refugees and their families, please contact:

Dernière modification : 11/12/2018

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