PROCEDURE OF FILMING IN UGANDA
1. Apply for accreditation
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.
Call: +256 414 352000