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Sunday, 24th October 2021
PHASING OUT OF MACHINE READABLE PASSPORTS (MRP's)
The Government of Uganda through the Directorate of Citizenship & Immigration Control started the process of Phase-out of Machine-Readable Passports (MRPs) on the 7 December 2018 with the aim of converting all the Machine-Readable Passports (MRPs) to the e-passports by 31 January 2021.

However, due to Covid-19 pandemic, it necessitated the extension of the Phase-out date of MRPs from 31 January 2021 to 4 April 2022.This is therefore to notify the general public of this new deadline 4 April 2022 and encourage eligible applicants to apply for the issuance of the new e-passports before the aforementioned deadline bearing in mind the international mandatory six (6) months Passport validity policy for international travels.
https://passports.go.ug/

To apply for the new e-passport, please visit https://passports.go.ug/ and follow the process. 



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