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Uganda Travel Restrictions

8,15% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Uganda.

Uganda entry details and exceptions

Restriction applies for travelers who have been to India in the past 14 days before travel to Uganda.


Outgoing travel to UgandaTravelling from South Africa to Uganda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions
This does not apply to children under 3 years of age.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Uganda.

Details and exceptions
Do note that travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be tested upon arrival and are required to quarantine until results are in.

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Uganda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Uganda must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Uganda

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