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Tourist East African visa
RWANDA visas take 4 working days to issue in the embassy & is valid for 3 months from the date of issue. You will be permitted to stay for 30 days with your visa
How To Make An Application
What To Include In Your Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
Original plus one full page copy of the passport ID page.
It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.
2 x passport photos. The photo. should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.
Hotel booking for Rwanda.
Full trip itinerary or flight tickets.
Letter explaining your purpose of travel.
In rare cases bank statements can be requested.
Visa Application Form
Download, Print and Fill in the form
The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.
The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:
For stays of up to 90 days to nationals of: Congo DR, Hong Kong, Philippines, Mauritius & Singapore.
A 6 month visitor pass will be issued on arrival free of charge to nationals of: Kenya & Uganda
Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to another country on the same day
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate required by all. Infants under 1 year are exempt.
Recommended immunisations: Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Meningitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus, Typhoid & Yellow Fever.
Risks: Malaria exists all year throughout the country. Rabies
Oct-Nov is a short rainy season with Feb-May being a long rainy season. Jun-Sep is the long dry season & Dec-Jan being a short dry season
Location of Rwanda: Central Africa
Local Time in Rwanda: GMT+2
Capital City of Rwanda: Kigali
Population of Rwanda: 10 million
Language(s) spoken in Rwanda: Kinyarwanda, French, English, Swahili
Dialling Code for Rwanda: 250
Emergency numbers in Rwanda: Police: 112. Fire: 86328/575244. Ambulance: 576466/99
Driving in Rwanda: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit required
Electricity in Rwanda: 220-240V AC 50Hz
Currency of Rwanda: Rwanda Franc (RWF)
Notes: RWF: 100, 500, 1,000, 5,000
Coins: RWF: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Some larger hotels accept major credit cards. Major brands of travellers cheques in USD can be exchanged at banks
Opening Hours in Rwanda:
Bank: 0830-1700 Mon-Fri, 0830-1200 Sat
Office: 0700-1530 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0800-1800 Mon-Fri, 0800-1230 & 1430-1800 Sat
Airports in Rwanda:
Kigali Kanombe (KGL)