Kampala

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Peter Okello

"I did a lot of research before moving to Kampala, but InterNations provided me with the most relevant connects among all sites. "

Heather Allard

"I connected with several other expats here in Uganda. Some of them did not only become good friends, but also customers of my own business."

Make the most of living and working in Kampala

Expat living in Kampala raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Ugandan authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhat's the VAT rate on imported goods?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend domestic help in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Kampala takes a lot of time. Our Kampala expat guide is there to make your relocation to Kampala as easy as possible. Starting with administration and finance to information about food & shopping, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Kampala.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Kampala. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Jersey City to living in London.

Top Articles in the Kampala Expat Guide

  • Moving to Kampala

    As the capital of Uganda, Kampala is the biggest city of the country, and it keeps growing. So moving to this densely populated city offers many opportunities and a multicultural environment, all situated in a beautiful natural landscape close to Victoria’s lake.
  • Living in Kampala

    Living in Kampala as an expat can be difficult until you do not get use to the mix of cultures, the different types of the transport and to know how the city works. But all can be easier with the helpful and welcoming locals generally willing to help you. Find out more in our guide!
  • Working in Kampala

    Thanks to the rich resources of Uganda, Kampala is growing due to the industry, finance and tourism. Working in Kampala for expats can be easy to find due to all the available ways to get one, mostly asking directly to the people but make sure you know what you need to do for your work permits reading our guide!

Information on the Expat Life in Kampala

Are you looking specifically for international hospitals in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Uganda? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for Kampala provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in Kampala. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our Kampala expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations Kampala and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Karibu & hello among our expats living and working in Kampala.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Kampala? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Tokyo or living in Barcelona!

Peter Okello

"I did a lot of research before moving to Kampala, but InterNations provided me with the most relevant connects among all sites. "

Heather Allard

"I connected with several other expats here in Uganda. Some of them did not only become good friends, but also customers of my own business."

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