Travel Advisory: Uganda – Level 4: Do Not Travel (June 28, 2021)

Travel Advisory: June 28, 2021 Uganda – Level 4: Do Not Travel Do not travel to Uganda due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Uganda due to crime. Read the  Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) has issued a  Level 4 Travel Health Notice  for Uganda due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk …

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Health Alert– U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 22, 2021)   

Health Alert– U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 22, 2021) Location:  Uganda Event:  There have been 71,543 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 660 deaths due to COVID-19 reported in Uganda since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the Ministry of Health. Consular Operations: All visa and non-emergency U.S. citizen services remain suspended. U.S. citizens in Uganda who require emergency assistance …

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Health Alert– U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 14, 2021)   

Location:  Uganda Event:  There have been 63,071 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 434 deaths due to COVID-19 reported in Uganda since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the Ministry of Health. Consular Operations: As of June 14, U.S. Embassy Kampala temporarily suspended all visa services and non-emergency U.S. citizen services. U.S. citizens in Uganda who require assistance should contact the Embassy using …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 25, 2021)

Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 25, 2021) Location: Uganda Event: U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (May 6, 2021)

Location: Uganda, countrywide Event: The 2021 Ugandan presidential inauguration is scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at the Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala. U.S. citizens in Uganda should heighten awareness and caution during this period. The Ugandan presidential inauguration is a political activity that may attract large numbers of participants. This type of gathering may …

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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021) 

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must …

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Security Alert – Election Season in Uganda (January 08, 2021) 

Security Alert – Election Season in Uganda (January 08, 2021) Event: The 2021 Uganda general elections are scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2021. Location: Countrywide throughout Uganda. U.S. citizens in Uganda should heighten awareness and caution during the election season. Ugandan presidential campaigning and election activity continue to bring large gatherings. These types of gatherings may increase …

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Invitation for U.S. Citizens: Virtual Town Hall Meeting | December 17, 2020 

Invitation for U.S. Citizens: Virtual Town Hall Meeting, December 17, 2020  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown Cordially invites U.S. citizens in Uganda to a virtual town hall meeting via Zoom on Thursday, December 17, 2020 beginning at 2:30 p.m.  R.S.V.P. by Monday, December 14, 2020 to KampalaUSCitizen@state.gov  and we will respond with the call in-information Ambassador Natalie …

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Security Alert – Election Season in Uganda (November 19, 2020)

Security Alert – Election Season in Uganda (November 19, 2020) Location:  Countrywide throughout Uganda. Event:  Ugandan presidential campaigning and election activity continue to bring large gatherings, periodic violence, and significant traffic disruptions that impact the security of U.S. Citizens.  General elections are slated for January 14, 2021.  Clashes at large gatherings and outbreaks of violence have …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (November 2, 2020)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (November 2, 2020) Location: Kyambogo University sports grounds (Cricket Grounds), Kampala, Uganda Event: Second day of Presidential Nominations, November 3, 2020.  There is an elevated potential for civil disturbances on Tuesday, November 3 in relation to the presidential nominations.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area and to avoid travel in …

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Health Alert– U.S. Embassy Kampala (October 07, 2020)

Health Alert– U.S. Embassy Kampala (October 07, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There have been 9260 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 85 deaths due to COVID-19 reported in Uganda since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the Ministry of Health. Update for Departing U.S. Citizens: The Government of Uganda requires that departing passengers present a negative …

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

Health Alert– U.S. Embassy Kampala (September 22, 2020)     Location:  Uganda     Event:  There are 6468 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 63 deaths due to COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. COVID-19 Restrictions:  On September 20, President Museveni announced changes to the current restrictions, including opening of Entebbe International Airport and all land borders, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (August 14, 2020)   

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (August 14, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 1353 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths due to COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Upcoming Flights: The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following proposed repatriation flights out of Entebbe International Airport for foreigners wishing to depart Uganda. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (August 11, 2020)  

Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 1297 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths due to COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Upcoming Flights: The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following proposed repatriation flights out of Entebbe International Airport for foreigners wishing to depart Uganda. Flight Information: Date Destination/Transit Point Airline …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (August 6, 2020)   

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (August 6, 2020)     Location:  Uganda     Event:  There are 1213 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five deaths due to COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health.       Upcoming Flights:  The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following repatriation flights out of Entebbe International Airport for foreigners wishing to depart Uganda.   …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (July 30, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (July 30, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 1,140 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two deaths due to COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Upcoming Flights: The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following repatriation flights out of Entebbe International Airport for foreigners wishing to depart …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (July 15, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (July 15, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 1040 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Upcoming Flights: The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following repatriation flights out of Entebbe International Airport for foreigners wishing to depart Uganda. Flight Information: Date Destination/Transit Point …

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

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (July 1, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 889 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Upcoming Flights: The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of several upcoming repatriation flights out of Entebbe International Airport for foreigners wishing to depart Uganda. Flight Information:   …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 30, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 30, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 889 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Flight July 6: The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a flight out of Entebbe International Airport on Monday, July 6 for foreigners wishing to depart Uganda. Ethiopian …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 26, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 26, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 833 confirmed cases of COVID-19 currently being reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Since the closure of Entebbe International Airport on March 23, the U.S. Embassy has worked with the Government of Uganda to allow for a number of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 17, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 17, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 732 confirmed cases of COVID-19 currently being reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Flight June 24: The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a flight on June 24 from Entebbe to Amsterdam with onward connections to the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS

United States Embassy Kampala, Uganda Message for U.S. Citizens:  VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS   Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for the House and Senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 5, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (June 5, 2020)  Location:  Uganda  Event:  There are 557 confirmed cases of COVID-19 currently being reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Flight June 16: The U.S. Embassy is working with Satguru Travel to arrange a flight out of Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday, June 16. The government …

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

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 22, 2020) Location: Uganda Event: There are 160 confirmed cases of COVID-19 currently being reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health recently revised this figure, which had stood at 264, and no longer includes foreign truck drivers who tested positive at Uganda’s border crossing …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 12, 2020)  

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 12, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 122 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. UK Charter Flight: A UK Charter flight will be departing Entebbe for London on Thursday, May 21st.  While British nationals will receive priority on this flight, the British …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 8, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 8, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 101 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health.   Flight Tuesday, May 12: The U.S. Embassy is working with Satguru Travel to arrange a flight out of Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday, May 12.  The government of …

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Health Alert | U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 6, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (May 6, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 98 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. COVID-19 Restrictions: On May 4, President Museveni announced a 14-day extension of the lockdown measures, with some alterations.  Selected businesses will be allowed to operate, but the ban …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala | (April 28, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala | (April 28, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 79 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health.   Since the closure of Entebbe International Airport on March 23, the U.S. Embassy has worked with the Government of Uganda to allow for two special commercial …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 21, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 21, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 58 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Since the closure of Entebbe International Airport on March 23, the U.S. Embassy has worked with the Government of Uganda to allow for two special commercial flights through …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 14, 2020)    

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 14, 2020)     Location:  Uganda    Event:  There are 54 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health.  Of those, the ministry reports seven have fully recovered.  There are still no deaths reported in Uganda attributed to COVID-19.  Today, President Museveni confirmed that the nationwide lockdown will …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 6, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kampala (April 6, 2020) Location:  Uganda Event:  There are 52 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Uganda according to the Ministry of Health. Since the closure of Entebbe International Airport on March 23, the U.S. Embassy has worked with the Government of Uganda to allow for two special commercial flights through …

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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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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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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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COVID-19 Information

Last Updated: [9/23/2021]   *** Consular Operations:   U.S. Embassy Kampala has resumed limited routine passport and citizenship appointments. All routine nonimmigrant visa services remain suspended, with very limited exceptions. U.S. citizens in Uganda who require emergency assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information posted on the Embassy’s  U.S. Citizen Services webpage .  ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers …

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Third Party Attendance at Passport and CBRA Appointment Interviews

THIRD PARTY ATTENDANCE AT PASSPORT AND CRBA APPOINTMENT INTERVIEWS Generally, immediate family members may accompany passport or CRBA applicants to their appointment interviews at a U.S. embassy or consulate, and all minor children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Passport or CRBA applicants also have the option of being accompanied by an attorney …

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