Uganda visa requirements for Cameroonians

Travel and visa requirements

Ugandan Visa is not required for Cameroonians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Cameroonians travelling to Uganda for a stay up to 90 days are granted visa upon arrival with an option to apply for an electronic visa for the same number of days.
  • Citizens are required to provide passports valid for the period of stay in the country.
  • Children under the age of 5 are required to have a Polio vaccination certificate.
  • A Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required from Cameroonians visiting Uganda.
  • There are no restrictions on exporting a moderate quantity of perfume, alcoholic drinks, tobacco and tobacco products, or either of them.
  • Travellers must have enough money to cover the expenses of their stay.
  • Travellers must provide return or onward tickets upon entry into Uganda.
  • The import and export of local currency (Uganda Shilling-UGX) are prohibited, but there are no restrictions on importing foreign currencies as long as declared upon arrival.
  • Cats and dogs must be accompanied by an official certificate of veterinary health that is issued in the home country not earlier than 6 days before the date of arrival in Uganda.
  • All travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  • In Uganda, the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The estimated flight time from Yaounde, Cameroon to Uganda is 3 hours, 21 minutes.
  • Uganda uses the East Africa Time zone (GMT+3) hence, Uganda is 2 hours ahead of Cameroon.
  • The official languages are English and Swahili although, Luganda, a central language, is widely spoken across the country, and several other languages are also spoken including Runyoro, Runyankole, Rukiga, Luo and Lusoga.
  • Road transportation is the most important way of transportation in Uganda and 95% of freight and passenger traffic is handled by road traffic.
  • Christians made up about 85 percent of Uganda's population, with Muslims making up nearly 14%.
  • Uganda has the tallest Mountain Range in Africa, the Rwenzori Mountains and is the Home of the Lake Victoria, the Source of Nile which is one of the seven natural wonders of Africa.
  • Uganda is also home to over half of all Mountain Gorillas in the world 480 and 19 habituated gorilla groups to be visited.
  • Tourist attractions in Uganda include national game parks, game reserves, traditional sites, and natural tropical forests.
  • Game viewing is the most popular tourist activity in Uganda. Wild animals like lions, buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, elephants are common in Uganda’s ten national parks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Uganda?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Uganda has one of the highest rates of traffic fatalities per vehicle in the world. Roads in Uganda are poorly maintained, inadequately marked, and poorly lit. Road travel outside Kampala to other cities is dangerous during the day and treacherous at night.

What is the main religion in Uganda?

Uganda's religious heritage is tripartite- indigenous religions, Islam, and Christianity. About four-fifths of the population are Christians, primarily divided between Roman Catholics and Protestants (mostly Anglicans but also including Pentecostals, Seventh-day Adventists, Baptists, and Presbyterians).

How populous is Uganda?

According to 2019 estimates, the population of Uganda is around 44.27 million, up significantly from 2013's estimate of 33,640,833, ranking the country as number 32 in the list of countries by population.

Was Uganda a British colony?

Yes, The British Protectorate of Uganda was a protectorate of the British Empire from 1894 to 1962. 

What vaccines do I need for Uganda?

The PHAC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Uganda- Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Cholera, Yellow Fever, Rabies, Meningitis, Polio, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis), Chickenpox, Shingles, Pneumonia and Influenza.

How can I get a Visa for Uganda in 24h?

1 year ago

Hi am a cameroonian how do i get Ugandan e-visa in 24hours

How much is flight tickets and how much is the evisa if i need one.?