Tourist & Business Visa Requirements


Travel Notes

Citizenship: USA

Please note this visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

US passport must be signed, valid for at least 6 months and with at least 2-3 blank visa pages not amendment pages in passport. If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with obtaining new passport or passport renewal for a valid US passport.

Pre-Check Documents is available. If you choose to not pre check your documents, and JIDS receives your documents with errors, you will be charged for a representative to assist you with corrections.
Concierge Service is available for this country

Entry Requirements
  • Passport and Visa are required. EVISA AVAILABLE 
  • Processing time varies 3-7 days
  • Valid Signed Passport-Must have at least 6 months validity from last day of stay and have blank pages for visa entry and exit stamps in country.
    • Applicant must submit their current signed passport. Applicant must also include a color copy of the information page of the passport.

Note: In order to obtain visas, passport must have at least two blank visa pages side by side. Pages in the passport marked “Amendment” pages are not valid for visas.

JIDS can help you  renew it if you need more validity. If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section.

Photo Requirements
  • Applicant must submit (1) color, passport style 2 x 2 photograph.
  • The photos must be recent within 6 months, and generally not the same photo as in the passport.
  • Must have at least 1 blank visa page.

See digital image requirements: Passport Photo Requirements.

Proof of Travel
  • Must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online travel site. E-confirmation from an airline or travel company showing departure from the U.S. and arrival/departure to and from your visa destination. Acceptable with a valid record locator.
APPLICATION-Questions will be emailed to you for application


    • Unless applying for East African Tourist Visa, then CALL JIDS for application.
    • For East Africa Visa – allow travel between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with the same multiple entry visa.The holder of the East Africa Tourist Visa shall enter the region from the country that issued the visa and move within the two other countries without applying for another visa or paying another visa fee. FIRST ENTRY to these countries decides which country we apply for the visa with.  CALL JIDS for application to discuss where you are entering.  Must apply to country entering first.

Justin Document Service – ORDER FORM & copies Mandatory order form, which must be included with your original documents to JIDS.

  1. ORDER FORM then PRINT to include with documents.
  2. COPIES of all documents included in your package to JIDS. If copies are not included then a $10.00 copy fee will be applied.
If Business EVISA Vary according to type of business ask JIDS
  • EVISAS /or REGULAR VISAS FOR BUSINESS ADVISE JIDS and we will verify which is needed specifically for you.

  • Multiple entry requirements

    Passport (Bio-data page) with at least 6 months validity

    Recent Passport size Photograph

    Valid Police clearance from Interpol or home country Recommendation

    letter from referee two (2) in Uganda Recommendation letter from referee one (1) in Uganda Cover Letter stating reasons for Multiple Entry Proof entries and exits into Uganda in the last one year Vaccination Certificate (Yellow Fever)

    Cover Letter from the U.S. Company

Note: Self-employed must also submit a copy of a recent bank statement.

  • For business letter please note the following:
    • Applicant must submit a Business letter of support from a U.S. based company.
    • This letter must be on your company letterhead.
    • This letter must be sign by someone other than the applicant.
    • Passport Information
    • How your expenses will be paid
  • Must be an original signed document.

See example below:
Example of Business Letter

If Tourist EVISA
  • Invitation letter or letter of introduction from the person you intend to visit.

  • Ticket Cover letter detailing the purpose of visit Support

    Document for the purpose of visit (Medical)Immigration Status of the Host Return

    Ticket Invitation

    Letter Invitation

    letter for the Conference Recent

    Passport-size Photograph Passport

    bio-data page (with validity of at least 6 months))

    Vaccination Certificate (Yellow Fever)


Register with the US Embassy in the countries you will visit.

Give yourself peace of mind!
Simply fill out this form STEP FORM and let JIDS do it for you $20.00.

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency. Read more…

NON US CITIZENS: Additional requirements
  • If you’re a United States Alien resident, a copy of your Green Card must be attached to your application.
  • If you’re a United States Visa holder, a copy of your U.S. Visa must be attached to your application.
Accompanying MINORS:
  • Application form signed by both parents or legal guardian(s).
  • Notarized letter of consent signed by both parents or legal guardian(s).
  • Original and copy of the minor’s birth certificate.
Fees and processing time:
  • $50.00 Single entry 3 months for tourism
  • $100.00 Single or multiple for Business 6 month validity
  • RUSH EXPEDITE FEE upon request 50.00/ $100.00 extra same day request (not guaranteed) PRE ARRANGE with JIDS
  • Rush Visa 5-6 business days
  • East African Tourist Visa is $100.00 
  • 5.9 % processing fee will be added
  • Applicable fee paid in U.S. Post Office Money Order, only. If you wish to include your own money order
  • DO NOT WRITE or STAMP any information on your money order.

JIDS can obtain this money order for you.
See our pricing sheet for fees associated with this.

Please NOTE: Embassy fees may change without notice. JIDS does not assume any responsibility for changes. The above fees DO NOT include JIDS service fees, or return mail fees.

If JIDS is paying government fees (consular or passport agency fees) on your behalf a 5.7% processing fee will be added.

For Just-In Document Service, Inc. service fee

please refer to our pricing page or call us (914) 592-2760.

Return Shipping fees:
  •  Federal Express starting at $29.95 for priority Weekday Delivery based on zip code. Special Deliveries of Federal Express VARY (Ex. SATURDAY DELIVERY OR 8AM DELIVERY, call for rates). RESIDENT home deliveries are an additional $3.00 to have signature required. Verify SIGNATURE OR NO SIGNATURE must be selected.
  • You can include a printed air bill to avoid additional charges. Account numbers without air bill will be charged $5.00.
tHealth Requirements-YELLOW FEVER certificate IS MANDATORY
  • You must have: An international Inoculation Certificate against Yellow Fever.
  • Check with health department for recommendations for malaria.
  • Visit the Center for Disease Control: CDC.GOV for complete health requirements.
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