Entry Visa Requirements for Foreign Nationals travelling to Rwanda
I. Nationals of all countries are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival (V1) for a stay of up to
- 30 days single-entry on payment of the prescribed fee of 50 USD
- 90 days multiple-entries on payment of the prescribed fee of 70 USD
*Visa fees paid are non-refundable.
II. Nationals of the following countries are eligible to obtain a single-entry visa (VE-1) upon arrival for a stay of up to 90 days free-of-charge:
- Central African Republic
- Cote d’Ivoire
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Sao Tome and Principe
- State of Qatar
- The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis
- The Philippines
III. Nationals of countries who are members of the following international organisations are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival and waived visa fees for a stay of 30 days.
- African Union
- The Commonwealth
- La Francophonie
There is no single affiliated Agent that is authorized to apply for visa on your behalf. Such Agents may mislead you and charge more than the visa fees.
*Latest official communication on the new Visa Regime can be found here.
Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months.
Travellers coming to Rwanda from Yellow Fever endemic countries and countries with active Yellow fever transmission outbreak must present a valid Yellow Fever vaccination certificate upon arrival.
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