Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 2, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 2, 2020)  Location:  Uganda Event:  Qatar Airways Flight Availability Qatar Airways (QA) has finalized booking and securing payment from U.S. citizens who submitted their information in a timely manner.  Some individuals or families were also successful in booking and paying for their flight(s) directly on the Qatar Airways website.  The flight is on Friday, April 3 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 2, 2020)  Location:  Uganda Event:  Qatar Airways Flight Availability  Qatar Airways (QA) has finalized booking and securing payment from U.S. citizens who submitted their information in a timely manner.  Some individuals or families were also successful in booking and paying for their flight(s) directly on the Qatar Airways website.  The flight is on Friday, April 3 at 17:30.     Qatar Airways has now …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 1, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 1, 2020)  Location:  Uganda  Event:  Qatar Airways Flight Availability  Individuals who provided their information in advance of our Monday deadline have been passed on to Qatar Airways (QA) and Qatar Airways staff are in the process of finalizing bookings on its Friday, April 3 flight, including securing payments from travelers.  Some individuals or …

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Health  Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala

Location:  Uganda Event:  Qatar Airways Flight Availability Individuals who provided their information in advance of our Monday deadline have been passed on to Qatar Airways (QA) and Qatar Airways staff are in the process of finalizing bookings on its Friday, April 3 flight, including securing payments from travelers.  Some individuals or families were also successful in booking …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 31, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 31, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  Qatar Flight Available Online for U.S. Citizens The Qatar Airways flight for Friday April 3, 2020 is now available online for booking by U.S. citizens with a final destination of Washington DC Dulles International Airport (IAD) in the United States.  Please book online immediately if you hope to catch this flight.  …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 27, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 27, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  U.S. Citizens: How to Book Commercial Flight for Next Week The U.S. Embassy is liaising with the Ugandan government to allow a plane to land at and depart from Entebbe International Airport, sometime within the next week. This will not be a U.S. government …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kampala (March 26, 2020)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kampala (March 26, 2020) Location: Central Kampala, Uganda Event: On March 26, 2020 Ugandan authorities used gunfire to enforce the closures of shops selling non-food goods to comply with President Museveni’s prohibition on such sales in attempts to enforce social distancing in light of COVID-19.  Looting of pickup trucks …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 26, 2020) | Registering Interest in Future Flight

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 26, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda. Registering Interest in Future Flight The Government of Uganda announced the closure of Entebbe International Airport effective at 12:00 a.m. March 23, as well as the closure of all land borders.  No individuals are …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 25, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 25, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda. Registering Interest in Future Flight The Government of Uganda announced the closure of Entebbe International Airport effective at 12:00 a.m. March 23, as well as the closure of all land borders.  No individual will …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala(March 24, 2020) | Update on Qatar Airways Flight and Survey

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala(March 24, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda. Update on Qatar Airways Flight and Survey for Interest in Future Flight The Government of Uganda announced the closure of Entebbe International Airport effective at 12:00 a.m. March 23, as well as the closure of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 24, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 24, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda. Update on Qatar Airways Flight  The Government of Uganda has announced the closure of Entebbe International Airport effective at 12:00 a.m. March 23, as well as the closure of all land borders.  No individual will be …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (March 22, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (Updated March 23, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  The first confirmed case of COVID-19 reported in Uganda. The Government of Uganda has announced the closure of Entebbe International Airport effective at 12:00 a.m. March 23 (midnight the night of March 22), as well as the closure of all land borders.  No …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory: Do Not Travel

The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.   Global Level 4 Health Advisory  Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (March 20, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  The government of Uganda has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.  Visit the website of  Uganda’s Ministry of Health  for additional information …

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Global Level 3 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda | Updated March 17, 2020

Location:  Uganda Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. The Government of Uganda has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures in response to the global public health threat posed by COVID-19.  On …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (March 11, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. The Government of Uganda has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures in response to …

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Health Alert – COVID-19 Information – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda(March 9, 2020)

Health Alert – COVID-19 Information – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda(March 9, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. The government of Uganda has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine …

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COVID-19 Information | Information Page

COVID-19  |  Information Page | Updated April 4, 2020 Country-Specific Information: The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  The Government of Uganda closed Entebbe International Airport and all land borders on March 23. The Government of Uganda has confirmed 48 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (February 3, 2020)

Location:  Worldwide, originating in China. Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. Actions to Take: Consult the  CDC website , for the most up-to-date information regarding enhanced screening procedures. Check with the airlines regarding any flight cancellations and/or restrictions on flying. Wash your hands often with …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (January 7, 2020) 

Location: Uganda   Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions   There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.   The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.   Actions to Take:   ·         Keep a low profile. ·         Be …

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Security Alert- United States Embassy Kampala, Uganda

Location: Uganda Event: Possible attacks in areas frequented by Americans. There are rumors of impending attacks in areas frequented by expats within East Africa, including Uganda.  The Embassy has no substantiating evidence of the threat or information on the timing, but nonetheless warns citizens to take the precautions outlined below. Actions to Take: Be aware of your …

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Health Alert, U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda

Location: Western Uganda: Kasese District Bwera Event: On June 11, the Ugandan Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of Ebola in the Kasese District of Western Uganda. This is the first time that a case associated with the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which began in August 2018, has been …

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Security Alert- U. S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (April 4, 2019)

Security Alert- U. S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (April 4, 2019) Location: Ishasha, Uganda Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kampala advises U.S. citizens of an ongoing criminal event in the Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth National Park in southwestern Uganda. The Government of Uganda has sent security forces to the area.  Exercise caution when traveling to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (December 11, 2018)

Location:  Uganda, countrywide  Event:   The U.S. Embassy continues to receive reports of robberies, burglaries, and assaults. The holiday season is historically associated with an increase in criminal activity, and expatriates in particular are attractive targets for criminals.  Extremists also continue to focus on locations frequented by Westerners. Actions to Take: Keep car windows and …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (August 19, 2018)

Locations:  Precise location unknown.  The following areas are most likely: Kampala Event:  Politically motivated protests and demonstrations are likely to occur throughout Uganda and especially in Kampala beginning on the morning of August 20, 2018.  Increased traffic congestion is likely.  The possibility of politically motivated demonstrations/public gatherings in other regions of Uganda are also likely. …

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Alert: U.S. Embassy Kampala – August 16, 2018

Event: Politically motivated protests and demonstrations are likely to occur throughout Uganda and especially in the Arua region tonight and into tomorrow.  Increased traffic congestion and the possibility of politically motivated demonstrations/public gatherings in the Kampala area are also likely. Locations: While it is unknown where demonstrations may occur, the following areas are most likely: …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kampala – May 31, 2018

Location: Entebbe International Airport (EBB) Entebbe, Uganda. Event: The Ugandan Ministry of Health announced that as a public health precaution, following a reported outbreak of Ebola Virus in a remote northwestern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ugandan authorities initiated temperature and observational screening of flights and passengers which originated from hotspot areas in …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Crowds forming and Demonstrating in Kampala

U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda 21 September 2017 US Embassy Kampala informs US Citizens that there is widespread deployment of government security forces throughout the city, particularly near Parliament and Makerere University. We have received reports of tear gas being deployed as well as gunshots. The following map depicts areas where motorists may experience problems including …

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Notarial services

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are …

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Adoptions

NOTICE: Uganda Announces Effective Date of June 2 for Amendments to the Children Act As reported in the Department of State’s June 2  Adoption Alert , on May 20, 2016, the Ugandan president signed into law amendments to the Children Act. The full text of the amendments can be found on the Ministry of Gender, Labour, and …

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