Travel Restrictions Entering Uganda from Colombia

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Colombia to Uganda.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
13.57
Increased by-14.39
at 1/16/2022
Vaccinated
22.09%
Increased by22.09%
at 1/10/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Uganda. Please check quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Start Date
5/1/2021
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results before arrival

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Children aged 6 years and under as long as they are accompanied by parents holding a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test pre-registration form

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Description

Travelers must pre-register and pay a mandatory fee for a COVID-19 test before boarding the plane or on arrival in Uganda.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 6 years and under.
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Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form before exiting Colombia

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Description

All travelers are required to fill out a pre-registration form before they depart from Colombia. It must be filled at least 1 hour, up to 72 hours before departure.

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Travelers will be required to show confirmation of registration before boarding.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers arriving at Entebbe International Airport must take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival at their own cost.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers who test positive on their test on arrival must quarantine at designated facilities at their own expense.

Minimum Quarantine Duration
No Time Period
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 6 years and older are required to wear masks in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Uganda.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
13.57
Increased by-14.39
at 1/16/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
14.08%
Increased by-6.92%
at 1/12/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
22.09%
Increased by22.09%
at 1/10/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
10,410,479
Increased by10,410,479
at 1/10/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.82
Increased by-0.29
at 1/14/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

A nationwide curfew is in effect between the hours of 7 pm to 5:30 am and all public gatherings are prohibited. Proof of vaccination may be required to access some government buildings. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Uganda can be found at https://www.health.go.ug/...
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with social distancing rules in place. Delivery services remain available during curfew hours.

Bars

Closed
Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. Non-essential businesses must close by 7 pm.

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