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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."

Working and living in Uganda with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Uganda? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Kampala, Jinja or some other international Ugandan city?

The expat relocation to Uganda is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the Rwenzori Mountains, getting to know how Ugandan folks celebrate Ugandan Heroes' Day, or acquiring a taste for Uganda’s popular dishes like luwombo…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Uganda. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Portugal to living in Panama.

Top Articles in the Uganda Expat Guide

  • Moving to Uganda

    For many people, what first comes to mind when hearing Uganda is Safari, astonishing landscapes, and an amazing variety of fauna. These are not too likely to play a big part in your move to Uganda, however. InterNations tells you what you really need to know before moving to Uganda.
  • Living in Uganda

    Uganda is the Pearl of Africa, a country with amazing natural scenery and a rich mosaic of tribes and cultures. However, you may consider living in Uganda for different reasons than the charming environment. That's why InterNations provides you with all the info you need for life in Uganda.
  • Working in Uganda

    Uganda is still a developing country, with a positive perspective of growth. According to the World Bank, its economy will be characterized by an upward trajectory over the next years. Expats interested in working in Uganda can get tips on the job search, info on work permits and more in this article.

Reliable Information about living and working in Uganda

Relocating to and living in Uganda necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Ugandan expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Uganda: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Ugandan income tax law?ʺ, ʺAre there private medical services catering to expats in Kampala?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Kampala?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Ugandan residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Uganda is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Uganda is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Uganda. Various topics are covered in our Uganda Expat Guide from restaurants and nightlife, to food & shopping or administration and finance, up to travel & accommodation. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhat's the VAT rate on imported goods?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Uganda? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as working in Brazil or living in Dominican Republic!

From domestic help to international hospitals –
Advice on living and working in Uganda

In addition, our expat listings for Uganda include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like domestic help or international hospitals. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Uganda. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Karibu & hello among our InterNations members living and working in Uganda.

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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