Entry Visa Requirements for Foreign Nationals travelling to Rwanda
Nationals of all countries are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival (Entry Visa) for a stay of up to 30 days (on payment of the prescribed fee of 30 USD).
*The Rwanda Directorate General on Immigration and Emigration communiqué on the new Visa regime can be read here.
Nationals of the following countries are eligible to obtain a visa upon arrival for a stay of up to 90 days free-of-charge:
- Central African Republic
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Sao Tome and Principe
- South Sudan
- The Philippines
Nationals of the following countries are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival for a stay of up to 90 days (on payment of the prescribed fee):
- COMESA Member States:
- the Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Sudan, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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
Please click here for Ebola-outbreak information.