Exchange Control Advisory

Uganda’s exchange controls are in place to regulate capital outflows from the country which could be detrimental to the country's balance of payments, also known as its reserves.

As an authorised dealer of the Bank of Uganda (BoU), Standard Bank offers its clients comprehensive advisory and liaison services


We offer the following exchange control-related services:

  • Advice on the exchange control rulings and their implications
  • Submitting applications to the Exchange Control Department of the BoU on our clients' behalf
  • Facilitating meetings between our clients and the Exchange Control Department of the BoU, if required