For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa required.

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required.


Visa is required for the holder of an emergency travel document in transit.


Citizens of the Republic of Serbia need a visa to enter Uganda. Visas can be obtained through the Ugandan Embassy in Rome, Italy (tel. 00 39 06 32 25 220, fax: 00 39 06 32 13 688, website:, e-mail: or via this website
Tourist, transit and diplomatic visas with multiple entries are approved through the website. Multiple-entry/exit visas are issued only in Uganda, regardless of the purpose of visit (private or business), and the rest are issued at the abroad diplomatic and consular missions of Uganda. For more information, please contact the Embassy of Uganda in Rome, Italy (see above). A single-entry/exit visa for Uganda costs 50 US dollars, a 6-month visa with multiple entries costs 100 US dollars, and a year visa with multiple entries costs 200 US dollars. To obtain a visa, it is necessary to have the yellow card of the World Health Organization (yellow fever vaccine). For tourist travel, the remaining validity of the passport must be at least 1 (one) month. For the purpose of regulating one’s stay (residence) in Uganda, the remaining passport validity must be at least 3 (three) months.

No social security agreement has been concluded.


HEALTH SITUATION — Before starting their trip, travellers are advised to check information about the current health situation in the country that is available on the websites of the World Health Organization: (the Regional Office for Africa), and
In addition to yellow fever, there is a risk of malaria in the lower regions of the country as well as of insect and reptile bites, jaundice, hepatitis, cholera, amoebae, water worms, etc. Travellers unaccustomed to high altitudes may experience altitude sickness.
Only bottled water is used for drinking.

SECURITY SITUATION — In the capital city of Kampala, the security situation is stable and without major risks. There is a potential danger of theft, pickpocketing, fraud, and other minor crimes. Travel to the northern part of the country is not recommended because of the activities of rebel groups.

TRANSPORT — The main international airport ‘Entebbe’ is located in the capital city of Kampala. A narrow-gauge railway connects Kampala with the Kenyan border. The road network is poorly developed, and the use of off-road vehicles is recommended. Motor traffic is on the left-hand side, and cars can be rented from larger car rental companies.

OTHER INFORMATION — Travel to Uganda through travel agencies is recommended, while individual travel should be more thoroughly prepared and informed.
In Uganda, in addition to local languages, English is the most widely used language.
The national currency of Uganda is the Ugandan Shilling (UGX). It will be possible to use international payment cards (VISA, etc.), especially in good hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, etc. Only newer US dollar bills can be exchanged.

Contact information:
For consular assistance and protection while in Uganda, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Nairobi, Kenya (address: Benin Drive 1032, Runda, Nairobi), which covers Uganda on a non-residential basis, at the following numbers: 00 254 79 45 88 515, 00 254 73 46 01 031, 00 254 73 27 55 554, or e-mail addresses:,