Uganda is a storehouse of natural resources, landscapes that can steal your heart, wildlife that will stop you in your tracks and gems of nature. It is a place that has untapped resources saved in its womb and so acts as a gold mine for investors.
If you are planning to invest in Uganda, here’s everything you should learn about Uganda Investor visa
WHAT IS UGANDA INVESTOR VISA?
Uganda Investor visa is a visa especially authorized for immigrants investors that have experience in the business and investment field to invest in Uganda.
This visa is approved by the Ugandan government.
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WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS VISA?
Uganda introduced an Investor visa to promote investors to invest in Uganda. The government introduced a One-stop centre through Investment Act 2019 and helped to reduce the long process of permits.
The one-stop centre provides both service and information to investors. Also, it hosts private and public companies that are responsible for facilitating investment.
WHAT ARE THE STEPS TO INVEST IN UGANDA?
First, you are required to register your company with URSB (Uganda Registration Service Bureau). The registered companies are available at the e-biz portal.
Then you need to register for a Tax Identification Number with Uganda Revenue Authority and you can do this physically as well as online.
You can visit the URA office to register and if you wish to do it online then register at the URA website.
Your next step is getting an Investment licence. This is a compulsory requirement for all investors. Foreign nationals require 2,50,000 USD to get the investor licence. If your investor visa application fits into the criteria given by my government then your visa can be issued within 48 hours.
All the foreign nationals who wish to work in Uganda must possess the work permit
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INVESTMENT VISA REQUIREMENTS
- Permit form
- Copies of passport
- Photos of passport size
- Cover letter by the company
- Uganda Investment Authority licence
- Land ownership
- LC & RDC office recommendation letter
- Security bond
- Interpol from native country
- Work plan
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A UGANDA INVESTOR VISA?
- The Uganda Investment licence helps the investors to engage with third parties to establish their business.
- The visa helps in getting work permits more easily
- Approval of the leases
- Works as references for joint ventures.
- If you are an Investment visa holder then you can enjoy help from banks, Equity funders and development partners.
- Priority services when faced with tax or negotiation challenges.
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