Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.
Legal professions are regulated by professional bodies, which impose requirements on foreigners. A foreigner looking to practice law in Uganda must acquire a certificate (license) from the Chief Justice as well as clearance from the Uganda Law Council.
Accountancy professionals must get a certificate (license) from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Uganda. A registered engineer must be a member of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers and must have a Bachelor of Science (or higher) in engineering together with relevant engineering experience that must be documented, supported by two registered engineers, and defended by the applicant in an interview with the Engineers’ Registration Board. Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council is a professional organization created by statute and is responsible for licensing, monitoring, and regulating the practice of medicine and dentistry in the country. Architects must be registered with the Architects Registration Board.
Consultancy services in Uganda remain unregulated and do not require a license.
Uganda Law Society
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Uganda
Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers
Engineers Registration Board
Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
Architects Registration Board
List of registered Architects in Uganda
Uganda Society of Architects
Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors
Uganda National Bureau of Standards
East African Community