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Citizens of the following countries can visit Uganda without a visa for up to 3 months:
Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Burundi, Comoros, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Grenada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Rwanda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Island, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Citizens of all other countries may obtain a visa for Uganda on arrival for a fee of approximately $100.

  UGANDA visa service & travel information

General Information

UGANDA visas take 4 working days to issue in the embassy & is valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

Visa requirements

To see what visa application requirements are needed when applying for a visa, please download the correct visa application form (on the left) which applies to the type of journey you will be undertaking.

Application Fees

Visa type

Visa fee

Service charge

Total to pay

Tourist/busines multiple entry Uganda visa




Tourist/busines single entry Uganda visa





Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey within 24 hours to another country by the same or first connecting aircraft provided holding confirmed tickets and documents for onward travel and do not leave the airport


Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving from endemic areas.  Infants under 1 year are exempt.

Recommended immunisations: Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Meningitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus, Typhoid & Yellow Fever.

Risks: Malaria exists all year throughout the country including the main towns of Fort Portal, Jinja, Kampala, Mbale and parts of Kigezi. Rabies.


Warm throughout the year although nights and areas at higher altitudes can be cool. There are two main rainy seasons from Mar-May and Sep-Nov although this tends to merge into one long season in the north of the country. The dry seasons are between Dec-Feb and Jun-Aug with the north of the country substantially drier than the south.


Location of Uganda: East Africa
Local Time in Uganda: GMT+3
Capital City of Uganda: Kampala
Population of Uganda: 30 million
Language(s) spoken in Uganda: English, Swahili, Luganda
Dialling Code for Uganda: 256
Emergency numbers in Uganda: Police, Fire & Ambulance: 999
Driving in Uganda: Driving is on the left. National licence or International Driving Permit required
Electricity in Uganda: 240V AC 50Hz
Currency of Uganda: Uganda Shilling (UGS)
Notes: UGS: 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000
Coins: UGS: 50, 100, 200, 500
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards are accepted in commercial banks & larger hotels in Kampala & Entebbe. Travellers cheques are accepted in larger institutions & banks
Opening Hours in Uganda:
Bank: 0830-1700 Mon-Fri (commercial), 0830-1800 Mon-Fri, 0830-1200 Sat (private)
Office: 0800-1300 & 1400-1700 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0830-1800 Mon-Sat
Hints in Uganda: Business is conducted in English. On social occasions be reasonably punctual and dress as for business meetings unless otherwise indicated. The minimum drinking age is 18 years
Tipping in Uganda: Not customary
Import Allowances in Uganda: For persons of 17 years of age or older:
200 cigarettes or 225gr of tobacco
1 bottle of wine or 1 bottle of spirits
500ml of perfume
Other goods up to value USD 100 for personal use
Prohibited/Restricted in Uganda: A special permit is required for export of game trophies

Airports in Uganda:

Entebbe International (EBB)

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