Open with restrictions

Uganda Travel Restrictions

33.29% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 32.27% last week
Most visitors from India, regardless of vaccination status, need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Uganda.

Uganda entry details and exceptions

All travelers whose body temperature is NOT above 37.5° C (99.5°F), do not have a persistent cough, difficulty in breathing or other flu-like symptoms shall be allowed to enter or depart Uganda, following the testing procedures.


Outgoing travel to UgandaTravelling from India to Uganda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to Uganda.

Details and exceptions
Besides the negative COVID-19 test required less than 72 hours prior to departure, all arriving passengers at Entebbe International Airport will be subjected to COVID-19 testing, regardless of country of origin or vaccination status. The only exemptions are for children six years old and below and airline crew with evidence of full COVID-19 vaccinations.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Uganda.

Details and exceptions
Do note that all travelers will be tested upon arrival and are required to self-isolate until results are in.
Documents
You can pre-book your on-arrival PCR test here, to shorten the amount of time spent in the airport.

Return travelReturning to India from Uganda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Uganda must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Uganda are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Uganda

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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