PRESS ACCREDITATION

NOTE: Due to the Covid-19 Situation. Download the Civil Aviation Standard Operating Procedure For Passengers and Entebbe Airport Users From the Link below

https://mediacentre.go.ug/sites/default/files/ENTEBBE%20AIRPORT_SOPS.pdf

PROCEDURE OF FILMING IN UGANDA 

1. Apply for accreditation 

2. Get Necessary Clearances from responsible Authorities and all stake holders for the Story you are filming
 
EQUIPMENT AND FIMING GEAR
 
Crews are advised to apply for a customs Bond before Arrival or get a Clearing Agent to clear Equipment on Arrival 
 
There are two procedures that Can be followed
 
1. The Bond system, the Filming Crew Deposits the full value of the equipment with the Uganda Government for the duration of the shoot. On exit, they can apply to get this Bond money refunded.
 
2. Film crews can pay a non-refundable fee of 10% of the total value of the equipment to a freight agent at the airport who will allow you to use his Bond to clear the equipment. 
 
for More information. send email to mediacentre@mediacentre.go.ug or info@mediacentre.go.ug
 

APPLICATION FOR UGANDA VISA ONLINE                                               

The Government of Uganda has introduced the online visa application system with effect from 01 July 2016.  All persons intending to come to travel to Uganda are required to apply and obtain a visa online. Applications should be filled at the following link: https://visas.immigration.go.ug/.

DRONE LAW'S IN UGANDA

Drones are currently banned from being imported to Uganda, however work is under way on new legislation that would allow drones to come in with certain conditions. Drones already in the country must be registered with the Uganda Aviation Authority, contact information for the Aviation Authority is listed at the bottom of this page. For those who already have drones in Uganda there are several Uganda Drone Laws and regulations that need to be followed when flying in the country. Operators must ensure that they follow the following laws when flying in Uganda,

    Do not fly your drone over people or crowds of people
    Respect other peoples privacy when flying your drone
    Do not fly your drone near military installations, power plants, or any other area that could cause concern among local authorities
    Do not fly your drone near airports or in areas were aircraft are operating
    You must fly during daylight hours and only fly in good weather conditions
 
COMMERCIAL DRONE LAWS

The same ban applies to drones for commercial use in Uganda, however for drones already in the country please adhere to the above Uganda Drone Laws when flying for commercial use in Uganda.
Contact Information 

Call: +256 414 352000

Email: aviation@caa.co.ug