Uganda Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Uganda
Capital city: Kampala
Currency: Uganda Shilling (UGX)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 256
Bank: Closed on Saturday afternoon  and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Allowed free import by passengers of 18 years of age and over (except those returning from visits to Kenya and Tanzania): - 250 grams of tobac... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of a reasonable quantity of tobacco and/or tobacco products, alcoholic beverages and perfume is allowed. A special permit for game trop... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

The same regulations as for passengers apply. ... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health certificate issued at the point of origin not earlier than 6 days before arrival in... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Uganda. Exempt: baggage of transit passengers, which is cleared at the ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarking at the airport. ... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Foreign currencies: unlimited, if declared on a... More information

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