Travel Information

  • Entry / Exit Requirements:
    Passport:Your passport needs to be valid for at least six months.Visa:People from the following countries are required to apply for a visa: Australia, EU-countries (except Malta and Cyprus), Canada, USA. Other countries should contact the consulate for visa requirements. Transit passengers travelling to a third country by the same or first connecting aircraft, holding their onward ticket and not leaving the airport are able to receive a transit visa upon arrival.Costs & Validity:Single-entry visa, valid for up to three months: £25 or US$50Multiple-entry visa, valid for up to six months: £65Extensions for up to 36 months can be obtained at the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Kampala.
  • Immunisation Requirements:
    compulsory immunisation: yellow fever (when entering from bordering countries suffering from yellow fever)recommended immunisation: yellow fever (especially when going to the districts Abim, Agago, Kitgum, Lamwo, Pader, Arua, Lira, Gulu, Kotido and Kaabong and in the north of the country), tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, polio, mumps, rubeola, rubella, influenza, hepatitis Arecommended immunisation when staying a long-term: hepatitis B, meningococcal disease (ACWY), rabies, typhus
  • Additional Risks:
    health: malaria (high risk), cholera, schistosomiasis, African trypanosomiasis, hepatitis E, ebola fever, nodding diseasesafety: risk of protests, terroristic attacks and violent crimeother: dangerous snakes, spiders and scorpions
  • Tourist Information:
  • Climate:
    Uganda is situated in the tropical climate zone. It is generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August) and it is semiarid in northeast. The hottest months are from December to February.
  • Travel Time:
    during the whole year