International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Uganda From Qatar is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers who have not been in India in the past 14 days before travel are allowed to enter Uganda. Please check quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Relevant Travel History
India
in the last 14 days
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US Embassy for Uganda
Start Date
5/2/2021
Changed

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Vaccinated travelers must have a valid vaccination certificate.

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Government Of Uganda
Start Date
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Mandatory

Proof of negative 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.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Government Of Uganda
Start Date
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Temperature screening on arrival

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Description

Travelers must pass through health screenings including temperature checks on arrival.

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US Embassy for Uganda
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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.

Enforcement Conditions

Test Positive

Minimum Quarantine Duration
No Time Period
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US Embassy for Uganda
Start Date
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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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US Embassy for Uganda
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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
2.09
Increased by-0.71
at 9/20/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.30%
Decreased by0.10%
at 9/18/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
2.19%
Increased by2.19%
at 9/1/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,030,447
Increased by1,030,447
at 9/1/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.33
Decreased by0.06
at 9/14/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

A nationwide curfew is in effect between the hours of 7 pm to 5:30 am. All public gatherings are prohibiteded. 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/...
Last Checked
9/19/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transport.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating at 50% capacity, and inter-district travel in a private car is permitted when carrying a maximum of 3 people, including the driver.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with social distancing rules in place.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Closed
Severity
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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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