Travel Information

Dominica citizens travelling to Uganda

Citizens of Dominica that are travelling to Uganda can get a visa on arrival.

What to expect in Uganda

🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Tecno Mobile Uganda


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is UGX.

1 XOF = 6.211125 UGX

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.18 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa will be provided by Customs and Immigration at the port of entry to citizens of Uganda

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Determined at the port of entry.:May apply online.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all to reconsider any non-essential overseas travel at this time, due to the health risks from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Uganda. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Uganda.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Uganda. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.43 / 5)
Safety (2.00 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$36.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.18 USD

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