Are you travelling to Uganda?

Uganda is a landlocked country in eastern Africa. It is surrounded by Kenya, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Tanzania. Uganda shares a portion of Lake Victoria with Kenya and Tanzania. This country’s geography is mostly plateau with a rim of mountains. Its climate is tropical equatorial.

Capital City: Kampala

Languages: Swahili and English

Population: 38 million

Currency: Ugandan shilling

Entry Requirements:

  • Tourist, Business, or Transit visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate may be required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.

Diseases to consider:

Travel Alerts

Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Uganda here.