Uganda: Government to roll out dual citizenship registration in Diaspora

Published: 18/Sep/2017
Source: Independent (Kampala)

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | 

The government through the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Foreign Affairs will roll out the registration of Ugandans living in the diaspora for dual citizenship.

This was revealed by the Rt. Hon Speaker Rebecca Kadaga following complaints by Ugandans living in the United Kingdom that they are facing challenges in gettting registered for dual citizenship. The Ugandans also raised concern that they have to travel all the way to Uganda to have the registration done.

Kadaga, who was attending the Uganda UK Convention in London, Saturday, 16th September 2017 said that following the passing of the Dual Citizenship Act, there is need to implement it by having citizens registered.

“There will be operation centers; one in the Nordic countries, in Washington and one in the United Kingdom starting April 2018 so that you can get the services from here,” she said.

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Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: Uganda
Year: 2018