Information on Visa Fees

The visa fee for all visa categories is 60,00 Euro payable in Uganda Shilling and in cash only.

The visa fees are determined according to §46 AufenthV and set in Euro, but are to be paid cash in Uganda Shilling only. Please note that neither Euro in cash nor credit card payments are accepted. The Uganda Shilling value of the visa fee is determined by the current exchange rate of the German Embassy Kampala.

Visa fees for various categories are as follows:

  • Schengen Visa (stays of duration less than 90 days, category A, C): 60,00 Euro
  • Schengen Visa for minors between the age of 6 and 11: 35,00 Euro; (age of 0 until 5: free of charge)
  • National Visa (Germany, stays of duration more than 90 days, Category D): 75,00 Euro
  • National Visa for minors between the age of 0 and 17: 37,50 Euro

Fee waivers and fee reductions may apply. Please refer to the relevant information sheet provided by the Federal Foreign Office for further information or consult the visa and passport section of the German Embassy Kampala prior or upon application:

Information on Visa Fees (Exemptions and Reductions)

All documentation requirements for a successful application need to be met, despite exemption from fees (see requirement sheets). No fees will be refunded, in cases of denials/refusals. The visa fee is not a “granting“ but processing fee.

Visa Fees


Opening hours and contact details

Office Hours

Working Hours

Monday to Thursday:
07.30am – 04.00pm
07.30am – 01.00pm

Hours of the Visa and Consular Section

Monday to Friday:
08.00 - 11.00am (upon prior appointment only)

Calling Hours Visa Section:
Mon to Thu, 2-4pm

Book an online appointment

Please note: There could be waiting times for appointments, therefore we highly recommend that you book an appointment well-ahead in time.

Contact us

Please use the contact form below if you would like to send an email to the Ambassador, contact the visa section or any other of the individual sections.

Contact Form


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
15, Philip Road, Kololo
P.O. Box 7016


Calling Hours for the visa section: Mon to Thu

Emergency Contact

In an emergency, you may contact a member of the German Embassy Kampala after office hours until midnight and on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 8:00 a.m. till midnight on the following mobile number:


Kindly note that this number is not for visa and scholarship inquiries.

00256-772-763 000 (for calls and text messages from outside Uganda)
0772-763 000 (for calls and text messages within Uganda)