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CHECKLIST FOR DUAL CITIZENSHIP APPLICANTS IN UGANDA

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1. FILL IN THE DUAL CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION FORM AND HAVE IT COMMISSIONED OR NOTARIZED BY A HIGH COURT JUDGE OR NOTARY PUBLIC.

2. A COVER LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY NATIONAL CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION BOARD.

3. A LETTER FROM THE SPONSOR WHO SHOULD BE A CITIZEN OF UGANDA BY BIRTH. (A SPONSOR MUST BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, ADVOCATE BANK OFFICER, CHAIRPERSON OF DISTRICT, TOWNSHIP AUTHORITY, JUSTICE OF PEACE, MAGISTRATE, MAYOR, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, MEMBER OF MUNICIPAL COUNCIL, MINISTER OF RELIGION, NOTARY PUBLIC, PHYSICIAN OR SURGEON).

4. A LETTER OF GOOD CONDUCT FROM THE HOME COUNTRY OR INTERPOL.

5. EVIDENCE THAT THE APPLICANT WAS FORMERLY A UGANDAN (ONLY APPLICABLE TO UGANDANS IN THE DIASPORA)

6. PROOF THAT THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN GRANTED CITIZENSHIP BY REGISTRATION (ONLY APPLICABLE TO FOREIGNERS WHO HAVE BEEN GRANTED UGANDAN CITIZENSHIP BY REGISTRATION).

7. EVIDENCE THAT ANOTHER COUNTRY OTHER THAN UGANDA ALLOWS DUAL CITIZENSHIP. (E.G A LETTER FROM THE IMMIGRATION AUTHORITY OR HIGH COMMISSION OR CONSULATE OF THAT OTHER COUNTRY OR COPY OF THE PROVISIONS OF LAWS PERMITTING DUAL CITIZENSHIP OF THAT OTHER COUNTRY).

8. 3 RECENT PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE APPLICANT.

9. EVIDENCE THAT THE APPLICANT OR HIS OR HER PARENTS OR GRANDPARENTS HAVE EVER RESIDED IN UGANDA FOR AT LEAST TEN YEARS.

10. MEDICAL REPORT OF IMMUNITY OF THE APPLICANT.

11. PROOF THAT THE APPLICANT IS ABOVE 18 YEARS OF AGE, ( E.G BIRTH CERTIFICATE OF THE APPLICANT)

12. EVIDENCE THAT THE APPLICANT HAS ADEQUATE KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH, KISWAHILI OR ANY OF THE PRESCRIBED VERNACULAR LANGUAGES.

13. PROOF THAT THE APPLICANT HAS NOT BEEN DECLARED BANKRUPT.

14. OATH OF ALLEGIANCE.