July 22, 2024
The Rwanda Tourist Visa can be got on arrival without prior application. Valid for a period of 30days for single entry or 90days for multiple entries. The permit cost $50

Citizens of all countries are allowed to get visa upon arrival without prior application.

Citizens of country members to the African Union, Commonwealth and La Francophonie can get free visas upon arrival in Rwanda for a visit of 30 days.

A citizen of East African Community Member States can receive a pass/entry visa free of charge upon arrival for a six-month stay in Rwanda.

Visitors from the following countries can be granted 90-day visas at no cost upon arrival in Rwanda: Angola, Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Haiti, Mauritius, Philippines, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Singapore and the State of Qatar.

Citizens of countries that are not visa exempt have an option of applying online or at the Rwanda Diplomatic Mission of the country of residence before departure. Those applying online have the option to pay online or upon arrival. There is no single affiliated agent that is authorised to apply for a visa on your behalf.

Source: Visit Rwanda

Tourist Visa Requirements and Application

Tourist Visa Application Steps (Holiday Visa)

You can apply for the Visa Here: Rwanda Visa Application

Depending on you home country, you might not need an Entry Visa. For nationals who will need the Entry Visa, you can apply from the link above.

Rwanda Tourist Visa Requirements (Holiday Visa)

  • Photo with white background
  • Copy of passport biodata page
  • Application letter
  • Tour Itinerary: Ex 7 Days Best of Rwanda
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

Single Entry Visa Cost: USD 50

East African Tourist Visa

Incase you have tours in other East African countries, Kenya and Uganda in combination with Rwanda, you can apply for this Visa. This enables you to move between these countries freely with no restrictions. The Visa is valid for 90 days and its not renewable after expiry or after exiting these Countries.

Please Note that this Visa is got on Arrival in Kigali. No prior application is required.

You can choose this Visa (V11 EAST AFRICA VISA) from the Visa Type selection Block.

East Africa Tourist Visa Cost: USD 100

Please Note that the issuing country should be your first entry point.

Visa Requirements

  • Photo with white background
  • Copy of passport biodata page
  • Application letter
  • Tour Itinerary: Ex 10 Days Uganda-Rwanda Safari Itinerary
  • Vaccination Certificate (Yellow Fever) for Uganda
  • Return Ticket
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

Passport photo must be a jpeg or jpg file and not exceed 200kb. Other attachments must be pdf files and not exceed 500kb.

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