Travel Entry Requirements in Uganda after Covid-19

Ugandans returning home must have negative COVID-19 test to allow them to go straight to their homes

Covid-19 –Travel Entry Requirements in Uganda

Travel Entry Requirements in Uganda after Covid-19: Standard operating procedures were put in place at Entebbe International Airport and other ports of entry such as land boarders to adopt face mask wearing, sanitization, temperature screening and physical distancing among other SOPs to combat the wide spread of Covid-19 in Uganda.

If tested with Coronavirus symptoms, you will be isolated and taken for designation treatment area for further diagnosis.

The body that is managing to fight the Covid-19 in Uganda is known as ‘’MoH’ ’Emergency Operations Centre, you can call them through their hotline; ‘’+256’’0800 203 033 ,0800-100-066 0r 0800-303-033. On arrival, tourists and business visitors must present their negative PCR COVID -19 test noted no more than 72 hours before their arrival into Uganda to the respective authorities during immigration processes

Outbound travelers are also requested to present a PCR Covid -19 test certificate done not more than 72 hours before departure. If you don’t have one, you’re recommended to take one at hospital in Entebbe or Kampala before your flight at your cost of approximately USD 70 depending on where it was done.

Check the number of hospitals designated and authorized by the government to offer PCR COVID -19 test in Uganda and these include; Mulago National Referral, Makerere University Hospital, Nakasero Hospital ‘’0312 531400’’, Ruby Medical Centre ‘’0800 833 111’’Kampala Hospital ‘’0312 563400’’,Lancet Laboratories ‘’041 -4341621’’, MBN Laboratories ‘’0700-533-954’’, Case clinic ‘’0312 250 700’’among others. On your arrival at the Airport, your driver will have to drive you directly to your place of stay in order not to mix together with Ugandans.

There is no requirement to self-isolate sanitization all the time, physical distancing and facemask are compulsory to keep you safe and healthy while travelling in Uganda. Over 14 days self-isolated will not be allowed.

Ugandans returning home must have negative COVID-19 test to allow them to go straight to their homes.

Travelers who will arrive at the Airport late will not be affected, if they carry their documents for proof of travel. Security operatives have been informed to let visitors through within curfew hours.

N.B We recommend you to keep your ear open because these travel Entry Requirements in Uganda might change any time from now.

Uganda’s National Parks and Reserves Restrictions

All Uganda’s national parks and Reserves have been opened for tourism such as primate’s parks, Bwindi Impenetrable, Mgahinga and Kibale National parks are open to tourism with strict Uganda wildlife Authority ‘’SOPs’’ to protect the primates from catching the Coronavirus.

Note, primates like great mountain gorillas and Chimpanzees are said to have 98% human genes and can easily be susceptible to human diseases. So it’s good to keep our precious great apes free from this pandemic.

All the tourism activities within the protected areas are undertaken in manner that ensures all guidelines by the Ministry of Health and the directives by His Excellency the president as ‘’stated by UWA said’’

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