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how to obtain a Certificate of residence 5 years to CR life US$ 1,000. what is the requirements? what papers are needed?
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Answer:UGANDA WORK PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
All foreign nationals intending to work in Uganda must ensure that they are in possession of the relevant work permit.
The requirements for the different categories/classes of work permits are here below listed.
1. CLASS A (GOVERNMENT & DIPLOMATIC SERVICE)
NB: Applicants should be persons contracted for service in the Government of Uganda or diplomats accredited for service in Uganda
Application requirements:
• Fill Entry /work Permit form
• Attach photocopies of the passport
• 2 passport size photos
• Covering letter from the Embassy and a supportive letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs- Note verbale




2. CLASS A2 (GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS)
NB: Applicants should be persons on Government contracts, including persons serving in Government tertiary institutions
Application Requirements:
• Fill Entry/work permit form
• Attach photocopies of the passport
• 2 passport size photos
• Covering letter from the organization
• Covering letter from the line ministry
• Interpol letter from home country
• Academic qualifications for professionals

3. CLASS B (INVESTMENT IN AGRICULTURE)
NB: Applicants should be persons intending to invest in the business of agriculture or animal husbandry.
Application Requirements:
• Fill Entry/work permit form
• 2 passport size photos
• Photocopies of passport
• Attach Covering letter from company
• Land title
• Uganda Investment Authority license
• Letter from Ministry of Agriculture regarding intended agricultural venture
• Recommendation from LCs or RDCs office
• Work plan/ Feasibility study of the project undertaken
• Security bond
• Interpol letter from home country

4. CIASS C (MINING)
NB: Applicants should be persons intending to invest in the business of prospecting for minerals or mining in Uganda
Application Requirements:
• Fill Entry/work permit form
• Photocopies of passport
• 2 passport size photos
• Attach Covering letter from company
• License issued by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
• Articles and memorandum of Association
• Supportive letter from ministry of natural resources
• Security bond
• Uganda Investment Authority license
• Interpol letter from home country

5. CLASS D (BUSSINESS AND TRADE)
NB: Applicants should be persons intending to carry on the business or trade in Uganda
Application Requirements:
• Fill work permit form
• Attach Covering letter from company
• 2 passport size photos
• Photocopies of the passport
• Company’s bank statement
• Uganda Investment Authority license (where applicable)
• Articles and memorandum of association
• Certificate of incorporation
• Income tax clearance
• Trading license
• Bank of Uganda Certificate of remittance of US$100,000
• Letter of good conduct from home country/Interpol in country of origin
• Security bond
6. CLASS E (MANUFACTURERS)
NB: Applicants should be persons intending to engage in manufacturing business in Uganda
Application Requirements:
• Fill work permit form
• 2 passport size photos
• Photocopies of passport
• Attach Covering letter from company
• Security bond
• Company documents: Articles, memorandum and certificate of incorporation
• Investment license
• Certificate of incorporation
• Bank statement
• trading license
• Income tax clearance
• Letter of good conduct from home country or Interpol in country of origin
6. CLASS F (PROFFESSIONALS)
NB: Applicants should be members of prescribed professions intending to practice such profession in Uganda
Application Requirements:
• Fill work permit form
• 2 passport size photos
• Photocopies of passport
• Attach Covering letter
• Qualifications
• Registration with the relevant professional agency e.g. Association of medical Practitioners
• Company documents
• Letter of good conduct from home country or Interpol letter from home country
• Security bond

7. CLASS G1 (VOLUNTEERS, NGO WORKERS, MISSIONARIES)
Application requirements
• Fill form
• 2 passport size photos
• Copy of passport
• Copy of NGO certificate
• Criminal record report (from home country) or Interpol letter from home country
• Attach Covering letter from institution/NGO
• Covering letter
• Appointment letter
• Qualifications

8. CLASS G 2 (EMPLOYEES)
NB: Applicants should be persons intending to work as employees whether for gain or not in Uganda.
Note: Applicants under this category can only enter Uganda after grant and payment for their work permits
Application Requirements:
• Fill EP form
• 2passport size photos
• Photocopies of passport
• Academic qualifications
• Letter of good conduct
• Appointment letter
• Attach Covering letter from company
• Proof of failure to employ a Ugandan
• Training opportunities for Ugandans
• Investment letter
• Income tax clearance
• Articles and memorandum
• trading license
• Security bond
• Company’s Bank statement
• Certificate of incorporation

WORK PERMIT RENEWAL
• Fill work permit form
• Attach Covering letter from company justifying cause for renewal
• 2 passport size photos
• Photocopies of permit in the passport and copy of bio-data page of the passport
• Bank statement
• Proof of Ugandans trained and skills transferred by applicant
• List of Ugandans employed and category of employment





CHANGE OF EMPLOYMENT
Foreign nationals seeking to Change of employment within Uganda should obtain a certificate of no objection from current employer in addition to written approval from the Director for Immigration

CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCE
• Fill CR form
• 3 passport size photos
• LC1 recommendation letter
• Covering letter from applicant
• Proof of contribution to socio-economic/intellectual development of Uganda
• Medical report
• Copy of passport
• Proof of ownership of property (if any)
CR DUE TO MARRIAGE
• Requirements as above plus:
• Marriage certificate copy (marriage should have been subsisting for at least 3yrs)
• Copy of the spouse’s Uganda passport
Class H (PENSIONERS)
Pensioners seeking to reside in Uganda shall provide the following requirements;
• Applicant should be above the age of sixty
• Applicant should fill pensioner’s application form
• Attach 2 passport size photos
• Provide proof of pension
• Attach Bank statement on which applicant draws his pension (last 3 months) and proof of sufficiency of sustenance
• Attach Letter of good conduct from home Affairs Ministry of home country
• Attach Covering letter from applicant explaining status of pensioner and reason for choice of Uganda as country of residence
• Proof of retirement i.e. certificate or equivalent documents
• Physical address of where applicant will reside in Uganda.
• Covering letter from the area Local council 1
• Acknowledgement from Embassy/High commission/Consulate

SPECIAL PASSES
Save for applicants under work permit class G category, applicants under other classes may obtain special passes pending the processing of their work permit applications. Persons hired for employment on short contract not exceeding three months may also apply for special passes provided entry is made upon approval and payment for the facility


REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL PASS
1. Applicant should complete special pass form
2. Attach Covering letter from employer
3. Attach Copy of Contract/Appointment letter
4. Qualifications
5. Copy of passport
6. Original passport
7. Confirmed return ticket
ENDORSEMENT OF IMMIGRATION FACILITIES
Upon approval and payment, the relevant immigration facility sought will be endorsed on the passport of the applicant.

DEPENDANT PASSES
Foreign nationals working in Uganda and seeking to reside with their spouses and dependants in the country should apply for Dependant passes. Dependant passes do not permit the holders to work in Uganda. A dependant seeking to engage in employment in the country must oblige with requirements for work in Uganda.


Requirements include:
1. Complete Dependant pass form
2. Attach covering letter explain the relationship with work permit/CR holder
3. In the case of spouses, attach proof of marriage /in the case of children attach birth certificates
4. 2 passport size photo for each dependant
5. Pay dependant pass fees
6. Provide original passport for endorsement of immigration facility

EMPLOYMENT OF EAC NATIONALS UNDER THE EAC COMMON MARKET PROTOCOL
Beneficiaries under EAC Common Market
Categories of workers allowed to work in Uganda by 2010 under the EAC Common Market Protocol include Chairmen of companies; Civil engineers; Aircraft and ship controllers and technicians
Requirements for Employment:
1. Applicant should fill work permit form and fulfill requirements under the specific category of work permit sought. (Refer to categories above)
2. EAC nationals who obtain work of more that 90 days should apply for work permit within 15 days from date of entry into Uganda or in the event that applicant is already in Uganda he/she should apply within 15 days from date of concluding contract of employment.
3. Special pass should be sought for Employment of not more than 90 days
4. Special passes will be issued to EAC nationals pending issuance of work permits
5. Employers should furnish immigration with Annual Return of EAC workers in establishment
6. EAC Workers who change employment should notify immigration within 15 days from date of change of employment and should apply for new work permit under auspices of new employer
7. If worker ceases employment for which work permit was issued he/she must notify immigration within 15 days of cessation and apply for pass to stay in Uganda or leave the country.
8. Dependant passes for spouses and dependants will be issued upon application and payment for the facility
9. A dependant seeking to work in Uganda must comply with requirements for work in Uganda

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