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Uganda travel restrictions from Ghana

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Moderate restrictions

for travel from Ghana

Uganda quarantine details

Uganda is moderate restrictions for travel. Quarantine is required on arrival to Uganda and when returining back to Ghana no quarantine is required.Most visitors from Uganda need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Ghana.Get travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements for Uganda from Ghana.
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Uganda travel restrictions from Ghana

International travel to Uganda is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Other restrictions

Passengers departing Uganda are required to present a negative PCR test certificate, taken within 72 hours before travel. All COVID-19 test certificates issued in Uganda must indicate the intended purpose of the test. Only test certificates which state 'travel' as the intended purpose will be valid for departure from Uganda.

Quarantine required

A PCR will be administered on arrival and travelers are required to self-isolate at their own residence or accommodation until a negative result is confirmed. The test costs $30 USD and is payable by cash, card, online, or mobile money.
Travelers testing positive but are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms will be allowed to isolate at a designated hotel. Other travelers will be transferred to a designated treatment facility at the government's expense. Travelers may also choose to be transferred to a private hospital but all costs incurred will be at the travelers' expense.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within 72 hours prior, must be presented before departure.

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.
For more details Foreign Travel Advice, United Kingdom

Government measures

A nationwide curfew is in effect between the hours of 7 pm to 5:30 am and all public gatherings are prohibited. Proof of vaccination may be required to access some government buildings. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Uganda can be found at

Use of masks

Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.


Restaurants are open with social distancing rules in place. Delivery services remain available during curfew hours.


Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.


Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.


Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. Non-essential businesses must close by 7 pm.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of a vaccine authorized. The list of approved vaccines can be found at

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. Travelers are advised to have tests done at certified testing providers. A list of certified testing providers can be found at
The test result must be validated via the Africa Union Trusted Travel or UNDP Global Haven systems. Travelers without an account must create an account on the Africa Union Trusted Travel platform. This will generate a digital Trusted Travel reference code which must be presented alongside the test result on arrival.
Residents of Ghana, who return within 1 week of departure from Ghana, are not required to present a negative test result but must undergo testing on arrival. - Trusted Travel Scheme

Testing on arrival

A COVID-19 test will be administered upon arrival. The test costs $50 USD for Ghanaians and ECOWAS citizens and $150 USD for the rest of the travelers. The test must be pre-paid online at
Those testing positive will undergo further medical assessment and quarantine at their own expense.
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