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First time Motor Vehicle Registration

​This is a process where a taxpayer declares their motor vehicle details for the first time on the URA web portal. This process applies to ALL vehicles imported into Uganda.

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URA will notify you about your Motor Vehicle registration status within 2 working days after receiving all the necessary information.

Cost of the Service :.

​MOTOR VEHICLE TYPE​REGISTRATION FEES
Sedan cars,saloon cars, estate cars but excluding dual purpose (goods and passenger) vehicles.1,218,000
​Estate and station wagon vehicles with engine capacity of 3500 c.c or more​1,718,000
​Medium omnibuses and heavy omnibuses having seating accommodation for more than 28 passengers​1,218,000
​Ambulances and prisons vans ​318,000
​Motor cycles​268,000
​Hearses​818,000
​Goods vehicles with loading capacity of two tones and below​918,000
​Goods vehicles with loading capacity of more than two tones but less than seven tones​1,018,000
​Goods vehicles with loading capacity of more than seven tones but less than ten tones1,068,000
​Goods vehicles with loading capacity of more than ten tones​1,268,000
​Trailers and semi Trailers with a gross weight below seven tones​718,000
​Trailers and semi Trailers with a gross weight of seven tones or more​1,018,000
​Agricultural trailers​318,000
​Agricultural tractors​268,000
​Engineering plant and other related vehicles​1,518,000
​Prime movers or tractor heads​1,268,000
Passenger vehicles, including light omnibuses having seating accommodation not exceeding 28 passengers​1,218,000
 
Please Note:
In case one needs a Personalised number plate at first time registration, one pays the registration fees as indicated above in the table depending on the vehicle and in addition also pays the fee for the Personalised plates which is 20,000,000 for motor vehicles and 1,500,000 million for motorcycles.
 
​MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION TYPE ​REQUIREMENT​CATEGORY
First Time Registration ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​Bill of Lading or Airway Bill, RTCD​Mandatory
​Registration Book/ Cancellation Certificate; from the country of origin in case of used vehicles.​​Mandatory
​The supplier’s original invoice​Mandatory
​The certificate of origin and insurance Certificate​Mandatory
​Verification Account from ICD in case of new vehicles, or from boarder posts​Mandatory
​Translation of documents which are not written in English​Optional
​Transit documents C63, T1​Mandatory
​Identification in case of individuals, Certificate of Incorporation in case of Companies​Mandatory
​Appointment of a Clearing AgentMandatory​

 

DT Regional Service centers

Office Hours of work:

08:00am - 05:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Closed onWeekends and Public holidays

Email: services@ura.go.ug

A.   Central Region

s/n

Station

Location details

Office Contacts

1.    

CENTRAL SERVICE OFFICE

Plot 17 Hannington Road Crested Towers (Tall tower) 1st & 2Floor, Kampala

+256417443037 or +256417443222

2.    

MUKONO SERVICE OFFICE

Plot 39, Church House above Stanbic Bank Mukono, Kampala Road- Mukono town.

+256 417-445220

 

3.    

CENTRAL SERVICE DISTRICT- LIASON OFFICE

Plot 17/19, Diamond Trust Building , Opposite Cham Towers -Kampala Road

 

+256 417-443611

4.    

DOWNTOWN LIASON OFFICE

Aponye Building, Inside UBA Bank – William Street, Kampala

+256 417-443617

5.    

KAMPALA NORTH OFFICE

Plot 951/952 Makerere Kubbiri Round- about, Bombo Road

+256417-444615

6.    

RENTAL OFFICE

Plot 951/952 Makerere Kubbiri Round- about, Bombo Road

0717440690

+256772501209

7.    

ENTEBBE OFFICE

Plot 24 , Opposite Entebbe Junior School, Gower’s Road

+256 417-443636

 

8.    

HEADQUARTER SERVICE OFFICE (HSO)

Plot M193/M194, NIP building Nakawa URA Headquarters, Kinawataka Road.

+256 417-442143

9.    

KAMPALA SOUTH OFFICE

Plot 17-21, Next to Gadhafi Mosque, Old Kampala road.

+256 417-444605/40

10.  

KAMPALA EAST OFFICE

Plot 3-7 , Nakawa Business Park building , Port bell Road, Block B 1st floor

+256 417-444614

11.  

NANSANA

Block 203,Nansana-Hoima road; Building name: Katonda ya bigera House; Near  Total Petrol Station Nabweru

Bagenda Kabuye Robert

0772505770

12.  

NATETE

Plot 125,Next to new police station; Building name: Birus Mall

Mukalugwiza cissy 0717440721

13.  

KYALIWAJALA

Plot 1667, Kyaliwajjala-Namugongo-Kira Road, Martyrs Mall.

+256 32-3448001

B.   Eastern Region

1.    

MBALE OFFICE

Plot 23 Masaba Complex, Republic street Mbale municipal council

 

+256 417-444950

2.    

BUSIA OFFICE

Busia One Stop Border Post (OSBP) Building, Sofia A, Customs Road- Busia Municipality.

+256 417-443558

3.    

TORORO OFFICE

Plot 17 URA Building, Opposite Children’s Park, Busia Road

+256 417-445501

4.    

JINJA OFFICE

Plot 2A URA Building, next to Spire road primary school Jinja, Nadiope Spire / Nadiope Junction

+256 417-443840

5.    

SOROTI OFFICE

Plot 37, Harridas road, Soroti Town 

+256417-445480

6.    

IGANGA OFFICE

Plot 120 Iganga main street. Opposite iganga Police

+256 417-443800

7.    

MOROTO OFFICE

Plot M32 Independent Avenue Moroto (Moroto DLG Offices) – Moroto Uganda

+256 417-443755

+256 417-443756

C.   NORTHERN REGION

8.    

GULU OFFICE

Plot 25, Above Housing Finance Bank, Labwor road

+256 417-443751

9.    

LIRA OFFICE

Plot 2628 Tipopaco House, Olwol road 

+256417-444889

10.  

KITGUM OFFICE

Plot 197, After GAPCO Petrol Station, Uhuru Drive

+256 417-444825

11.  

ARUA OFFICE

Plot 1, Bat valley close opposite Arua  hill grounds

+256417-443501

12.  

KOBOKO OFFICE

Plot 10, Moyo Road, After Round About, Aliasi Apaga's Building.

+256-417445162.

13.  

MOYO OFFICE

Plot 18, Panarobe building, Kerelu Crecent Next to Uganda Police Moyo

+256 417-445176

14.  

NEBBI OFFICE

Plot 24, Milton Avua House Pakwach Road, Opposite Main  Mosque, Nebbi Municipal Council

+256323443814

D.   WESTERN REGION

1.    

FORTPORTAL OFFICE

Plot1, Ruhandiika Street, opposite UBA Bank Fort Portal Municipality

+256 417-443722

2.    

HOIMA OFFICE

Plot 48, Kitara Courts on Main Street Adjacent to Muganwa Centre.

+256 417-443780

3.    

KASESE OFFICE

Plot 56, Rwenzori Road

+256 417-444754

4.    

MASINDI OFFICE

Plot 17/19, Opposite Masindi High Court, Masindi Port road

+256 417-445012 or +256 417445013

5.    

MITYANA OFFICE

Plot 69, Opp Kolping Hotel, Katakala road

+256 417-445158

6.    

MBARARA OFFICE

Plot 3B,  Next to Stanbic Bank, Stanley road

+256 417-445037

7.    

KABALE OFFICE

Plot 92, Opposite NSSF office, Kabale-Mbarara Road

+256 323-443940 or  +256 323-443941

8.    

MASAKA OFFICE

Plot 27 Brovad House, Opposite  DFCU Bank, Kampala Road

+256 417-444981

9.    

BUSHENYI OFFICE

Plot 199 Abaanyu House, Ishaka Town

+256 417-443540

10.  

RUKUNGIRI OFFICE

Plot 24 Taifa Arcade, Rukungiri town

+256 417-445437

11.  

KYOTERA

Plot 316 Mutukula Road,Wotonava Building (Building with Letshego)

Happy Tumwesigye

0717442617

12.  

IBANDA

Plot 34 Ibanda Town, KazRut House

Ssemmanda joseph

0712562962

 

E.   PUBLIC SECTOR OFFICE

1.

PSO

Plot 3-7 , Nakawa Business Park building , Port bell Road, Block B 2nd  floor

+256 417 443069/77/78​


 Please Note: ​Capturing vehicles of over 5 years and equal to or less than 10 years

  • The user shall enter or capture the correct HS Code that is​​ not for used - Currently used to clear new vehicles.
  • ​The user shall then capture all the remaining particulars in the declaration correctly including capturing the motor vehicle registration form.
  • ​The user shall open the valuation note to enter the value information.
  • ​The user shall enter the AGE of the vehicle that is over 5 years and equal or less than 10 years in the box against supplementary value 1 line for AGE and YEAR OF MANUFACTURE.
  • ​Only figures greater than 5 and equal to or less than 10 shall be entered in the box above.
  • ​The user shall capture the information as required for supplementary value 2.
  • ​​Once the declaration has been properly completed, the user should expect the surcharge in this category to be calculatede and properly added on the summary of the declaration.

Disclaimer: This catalogue is only a guide and should not be substituted for the Tax Laws, Rules and Guidelines. Always refer/consult the appropriate Tax Laws

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