Airport Name and Code: Entebbe International Airport (EBB) (38km from Kampala)

Required Documents: National passport valid for 6 months, yellow fever immunization card, negative PCR covid-19 test certificate, pre-arrival medical declaration form (can be obtained on flight or on arrival), US$50, note in excellent condition (if you have to pay for your visa on arrival), address and phone number of where you will reside, and purpose of your visit to Uganda (a letter or itinerary will do)

Visa Requirements: You’re required to apply for and obtain a visa online prior to your arrival. Visit to apply. If approval does not come before your departure, carry a printed confirmation with you.


Visa category/descriptioncost per person
Single entryUS$50
Multiple entry visa 6-12 monthsUS$100
East African Tourist Visa (Three months Multiple Entry into Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda)US$100
Residents of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda traveling to any of the three countries can now enter the alternative Partner State. without paying for visasNil

Visa Exemptions

East African: Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi

COMESA: Angola, Eritrea, Malawi, Madagascar, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia, Comoros, Kenya, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, Botswana

Others: Antigua, Barbados, Fiji, Grenada, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, The Grenadines, Vanuatu, Ghana, Cyprus, Bahamas, Belize, Gambia, Jamaica, Malta, Singapore, St. Vincent-Tonga, Ireland, Libya

The Government of the Republic of Uganda will, from time to time, issue directives on COVID-19 health measures at Entebbe International Airport (EIA). Please visit the following sites for the latest information.

Ministry of Health.

Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Download the latest guidelines here