Updates on Entry Visa to Uganda

Updates on Entry Visa to Uganda
24th September 2021

Uganda ceased issuing VISA on arrival for all nationals until further notice. All nationals that require a visa must apply and pay for an e-visa online prior to traveling to Entebbe. Entebbe immigration shall not process e-visa applications on arrival.

Important information

Entebbe International Airport has reopened to commercial travel in October 2020, with all passengers required to present a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 72 hours before boarding the aircraft to Uganda. Those without a valid test result will be denied entry. When leaving, passengers are also required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure from Uganda. Passengers travelling on flights during curfew hours will be permitted to travel to the airport on presentation of a valid ticket.

Passengers arriving from designated Category 2 countries, including the UK, USA, UAE, Turkey, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Tanzania will additionally be subject to a PCR test on arrival at their own expense (US$65 at Entebbe). Passengers arriving by air will be taken from Entebbe to a nearby testing site, and results may take up to 4 hours. Anyone who tests positive will be taken to a Ministry of Health-designated COVID-19 isolation facility. Fully vaccinated passengers from these countries are exempt from this requirement if they have evidence of vaccination and display no COVID-19 symptoms.

To help you stay up to date with developments, we have created a COVID-19 page on the Global Business Travel website to host the latest information, which can be found here: https://travelvitals.amexgbt.com/

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