The below information is a brief summary of customs regulations when you plan your international shipping to Uganda, Always double check with your local embassy or consulate to make sure you have all the information you need before you make your move. Contact the nearest Uganda Embassy.

When you plan your international shipping to Uganda, the following documents are required for customs clearance:

  • Work Permit (copy)
  • Immigration Permit
  • Certificate of Residence Change
  • “Attestation reservation de cale”
  • Inventory in triplicate, English, detailed, valued, signed and dated by the customer
  • Electrical powered items should be shown with serial numbers

When shipping goods overseas to Uganda, the following items customs guidelines will need to be met:

  • Used household goods may be duty-free provided they are exported upon the expiration of the customer’s temporary residence permit.

When shipping goods overseas to Uganda, The following items are dutiable and/or restricted:

  • Invoices on all new electrical items and new furniture less than 6 months old are subject to payment of Customs duties and taxes
  • Invoices required
  • Home computers are not accepted as personal effects and will be subject to Customs duties and import taxes

When shipping goods overseas to Uganda, the following items are prohibited, but not limited to, from entry into the country:

  • Alcohol and other spirits are prohibited, subject to 100% taxes and should be sent separately
  • Weapons (all kinds) and ammunition
  • Drugs
  • Hides, skins, traps, animal trophies
  • Plants and seeds
  • Precious metals and stones

When shipping Motor Vehicles overseas to Uganda, the following documents and regulations will apply:

  • New cars dutiable

If you are moving your household, commercial goods or motor vehicles to Kampala, Gulu, Lira, Jinja or to another other city, please give us a call to go over any questions on documentation.

 The regulations are subject to change without notice. Our copany is not liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.