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Immigration Law

CM Advocates Uganda’s Immigration Advisory team represents businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world on a wide range of immigration matters and visa needs. We regularly advise businesses on a variety of employment-related immigration issues including those related to relocation of personnel from and into Uganda and the East Africa region.

We work with our clients to address the visa and work authorization needs of Uganda and regional personnel, including professionals, managers and executives and essential workers.

We assist foreign investors looking to invest and carry-on business in Uganda to get investors permits as well as dependent and student passes for their family ‘members. We also regularly assist foreigners and expatriate employees who intend to settle or retire in Uganda get retirement permits or permanent residence permits.

Our team offers specialized, quick and seamless immigration services including:

  • application of business visas, and multiple entry visa;
  • processing of work permits and passes for investors, missionaries, expatriate employees and other foreigners wishing to work in Uganda on a long- term or short- term basis;
  • application for tax compliance certificates (TCC) for the employer and employee, as required for the processing of work permits;
  • processing of permanent residency applications;
  • processing of dependents as well as pupil/student passes;
  • application for asylum in Uganda;
  • application for dual citizenship;
  • application for Ugandan citizenship; and
  • general immigration law