Firearms Permits

Applications for the clearances of firearms (Form attached as Appendix) should be submitted, under cover of a Note Verbale or emailed to Anthony.katumba@mofa.go.ug at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Full particulars of bearers (i.e. full name, nationality, date of birth), calibre of the weapons, serial numbers and rounds of ammunition should be provided as early as possible for clearance purposes. 

Passport copies of holders of the weapons should also be attached.

No automatic weapons, assault rifles or undeclared firearms will be permitted into the country.  The total number of firearms allowed into the country for the protection of a Head of State/Government will be limited to five (5). However, only two weapons will be allowed at the meeting venues.