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LIST: Restricted Items That Require Clearance Before Being Released At Entebbe Airport

Entebbe International Airport/Courtesy photo

Any arriving passenger at Entebbe International airport should know that there are a number of restricted items that require clearance by  designated Government agencies before being released by customs.

According to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), the following items are restricted and shall require clearance from the designated government agencies before releasing by customs at the airport:

All medicines

These are cleared by National Drug Authority (NDA).

Arms and ammunition and military stores

This is cleared by Ministry Of Internal Affairs (MIA).

Betting and gaming equipment

This is cleared by Lotteries And Gaming Board.

Chemicals

These are cleared by Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Drones, explosives

They are cleared by Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF).

Minerals

These are cleared by Ministry of Energy.

Live insects, birds, animals, and animal products

These are cleared by Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF).

Live plants and plant products

These are also cleared by MAAIF.

According to URA,  Passengers who come into the country with money in  excess of USD 10,000$ must report to customs and declare the money in their possession.

Taddewo William Senyonyi
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William is a seasoned business and finance journalist. He is also an agripreneur and a coffee enthusiast.

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