Here you will find important tips and useful information for Uganda.
Swiss Bankers Travel is not accepted in this country.
in US Dollar (USD)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Uganda shilling UGX
Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Use credit card with caution. Unauthorized use is widespread.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar (USD); new banknotes (new banknote series)
+ 2 h / + 1 h during our summer time
Englisch und Suaheli
00 041 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 6 months.
Travelers are advised to carry with them their passport or a photocopy thereof.
Consular district of the Embassy in Nairobi/Kenya
Kenya, Nairobi, International House, 7th floor, Mama Ngina Street
Tel.: +254 20 222 87 35
8.30 - 14.30 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 13.00 h (Sat)
International driver's license required.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Year-round risk of malaria throughout the country.
Vaccination against yellow fever mandatory.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Travelers should pay close attention to their personal security.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Special legal regulations
Photographing persons wearing an uniform, military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
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