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Information for Travelers

The Office of Overseas Citizens Services (OCS) in the U.S. Department of State, and our embassies and consulates overseas, are charged with providing consular protection and services to United States citizens abroad. The safety of U.S. citizens traveling and residing abroad is the highest priority of the Department of State.

The following is U.S. Government Information Applicable Worldwide:

Warden Announcements

American Citizens with questions or concerns may telephone the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Kampala at (256) (41) 259 791, ext. 3137. In the case of an emergency outside business hours or during any suspension of public services American Citizens may reach the Embassy duty officer by calling (256) (41) 259 791.

American Citizens are urged to register and update their contact information with the U.S. Embassy in Kampala. The U.S. Embassy is located at Plot 1577 Ggaba Road. The phone number is (256) (41) 259 791, ext. 4137, fax (256) (41) 258 451, and email:

Updated information on travel and security in Uganda may be obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the United States, or, from overseas, 202-501-4444. American Citizens should consult the Department of State's Consular Information Sheet for Uganda at


Visiting Uganda? Living in Uganda? Now you can register your short or long term stay in Uganda, or anywhere else in the world, on-line.
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If you have any questions, please email:

Notices to American Citizens

For the most recent Warden Messages, please visit the U.S. Embassy Kampala website.