Embassy of France in Kampala

Contact   : [256] (414) 30 45 00
Fax   : [256] (414) 30 45 00
Email   : [email protected]
Website   :

Please Note:

Visits to the Embassy of France in Kampala are strictly by appointment. For specific services, visitors must visit the designated section at the embassy and book an appointment accordingly on the email addresses mentioned above. For instance, if you want to apply for consular services, you should visit the Consular Section. To book an appointment, you can directly mail the high commission or consular email section at [email protected].

Consular Services:

The Embassy of France in Kampala offers a wide range of consular services, including the processing of visas and passports and document legalization. To apply for a new passport, renew your old passport, want to change the particulars on your current passport, or need to report about a lost or damaged passport, book an appointment with the high commission's passport service

These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa Types Granted By France Are;

  • France Tourist Visa
  • France Business Visa
  • France Journalist Visa
  • France Film Visa
  • France Conference Visa
  • France Medical Visa
  • France Transit Visa
  • France Visa
  • France Missionary Visa
  • France Diplomatic/Official Visa
  • France Student Visa
  • France Entry Visa
  • France Employment Visa


France and Uganda Relations

The France and Uganda enjoy cordial bilateral relations. The high commission's diplomatic mission's mandate is to forge stronger and closer ties between the two countries. Pursuing bilateral and multilateral cooperation in diverse sectors, including culture, defense, tourism, trade and investments, science and technology, security, and other fields while safeguarding mutual benefits, is vital for their relations. The countries are cooperating to resolve global issues like climate change, piracy, terrorism, cybersecurity, etc. The France is the most important source market for tourism in Uganda.

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Albert Musinguzi

Dear Sir/Madam, I kindly request for guidance on how to apply for visa. I am scheduled for a union conference in Paris 15-18 November, 2023. Thanks

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