Border Crossing Guide

Uganda Car Rental is available to offer you car hire in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania at Self Drive. Enjoy a Self Drive Voyage during the Expedition Holiday. Wishing for Car Hire in Rwanda, Uganda car Rental is here to offer you the great Complete Guide about Border Crossing for Independent Travelers.

East African Border Crossing Essentials:

1. Passport and Visas

East African passport holders resident to Uganda do not require a visa to visit Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi. However, should you be traveling with an emergency travel document, other than your Uganda passport or National ID.
2. International Driver’s Permit or National Drivers License

Although not compulsory this is recommended for everyone driving in foreign countries however The Local English driver’s license is recognized in Uganda, Kenya , Rwanda and Tanzania .
3. COMESA Sticker

If you’re traveling from Uganda across borders vehicles should bear a Comesa sticker which designates that they are foreign vehicles . we think UAP is the reliable Source, When in Kabale Call this for the Comesa Service:+256772306224 to Talk to COMESA Officer
4. White and Red Reflective Tape

In Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania  – two small white rectangular size strips on the right and left hand side of the front bumper, as well as two small red square strips on the right and left hand side of the rear bumper is required.

5. Vehicle Registration/Vehicle License Papers  

A certified copy of vehicle registration/vehicle license papers is acceptable at the border posts. Must be accompanied with a letter from the company giving you authorization to take the vehicle across the border, and must indicate dates. Both the  letter and license papers should be signed by a Owner. If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police giving you authorization from the Company /owner to take the vehicle abroad.

6. Letter of authority

If you are traveling in a rented car or 4×4 across borders, you have to have a letter from the rental company giving you permission to take the vehicle out of the country.

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  • Passport and its photocopy
  • Driver’s License and its photocopy
  • İdentity Card and its photocopy
Stuff Not Required
  • Deposit
  • Credit Card Info
  • To sign commercial paper

Office direction

Uganda Car Rental offers Self Drive in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania

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Uganda Car Rental is managed by A Tour Company Called Active African Vacations and the head offices are  located on Entebbe Road at Najja Shopping Centre Room No 2C. In Rwanda offices are located Along Kigali Airport Road, Remera.


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