DEPARTMENT OF CONSULAR SERVICES


Strategic Objective

The  Consular Services Department provides consular services  at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters and abroad through Uganda's Embassies and Missions. 

The key functions of the Department are:
  • Strengthening the policy and regulatory framework for the provision of consular services;
  • Coordinating the establishment of Uganda Consular Missions abroad;
  • Coordinating the provision of consular services by Ugandan Embassies and Missions abroad;
  • Providing consular services at Headquarters to Ugandans, Diplomatic Missions and other foreign entities  and  nationals  resident in Uganda;
  • Managing consular relations between Uganda and other countries;
  • Establishing national and international  networks for the provision of consular services. 

Consular Services provided by the Department include:

  • General information on consular protection and assistance; 
  • Next of kin notifications  in cases of death, illness, arrest and other emergency situations involving Ugandans abroad; 
  • Repatriation guidelines in emergency situations abroad;
  • Coordination of visa application processes for Government Officials travelling abroad for official work;
  • Authentication of academic documents issued by Ugandan academic institutions; 
  • Coordination of the issuance and renewal of Uganda Diplomatic passports for Ugandans carrying out diplomatic assignments abroad;
  • Coordination of consular visits to foreign nationals detained in Uganda.

NAMEDESIGNATIONRANKEMAIL ADDRESS
Amb. Eunice KigenyiHead of DepartmentFSO Ieunice.kigenyi@mofa.go.ug 
Mr.Oundo Mukanga
FSO III
Ms. Judith Asiimwe Nyangoma
FSO 1Vjudith.asiimwe@mofa.go.ug
Mr. Stilson Muwhezi
FSO VIstilson.muwhezi@mofa.go.ug 
Ms. Paula Mugisa
FSO VIpaula.mugisa@mofa.go.ug




Highlights

UGANDA AND JAPAN STRENGTHEN BILATERAL RELATIONS , 15th-January 2019

H.E Kazuaki KAMEDA, the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of  Uganda paid a courtesy call on  Amb. Patrick MUGOYA the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 14 / 1 / 2019 at the Ministry Headquarters.

HON. SAM KUTESA MEETS WITH H.E TOLESA SHAGI MOTI, AMBASSADOR OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA TO UGANDA, 12th-January 2019

H.E. Tolesa Shagi MOTI, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia  to the Republic of  Uganda today  paid a courtesy call on Hon. Sam .K. KUTESA,  Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Ministry Headquarters.

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SIGN AN MOU ON COOPERATION ON TRAINING IN DIPLOMATIC, ETIQUETTE, PROTOCOL, AND RELATED MATTERS WITH KINGDOM OF BUGANDA. , 11th-January 2019

 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on Training in Diplomatic, Etiquette, Protocol and Related matters with Buganda Kingdom at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters   Kampala.
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