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Uganda Travel Restrictions

5.05% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 4.67% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand to Uganda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand 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 New Zealand from Uganda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Uganda must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Uganda will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Uganda

Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Uganda.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Uganda with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Uganda with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Restaurants in Uganda are open with restrictions. Bars in Uganda are open with restrictions.