Visa to enter Rwanda
What is the visa for Rwanda?
Any foreign eligible individuals that are planning to visit Rwanda are able to complete a short and easy online visa application form for travelling to Rwanda for different purposes.
This online process for visa for Rwanda was implemented towards the end of 2017 by the Government of Rwanda, with the goal of enabling any of the future travellers to apply for a visa to Rwanda.
The visa for Rwanda is a document granted by the Government of Rwanda that is allowing the citizens of any of the eligible countries with passports that are valid for at least eight (8) months from the expected date of entry into Rwanda, to apply online for a Rwanda Visa for tourism purposes.
Eligible countries for the Rwanda Visa
All nationals are eligible to apply for a Rwanda visa online. However, the Rwandan authorities might ask some of them to provide additional documentation. Citizens of Rwanda does not need a visa.
To apply and receive a visa you need to have:
- E-mail address.
- Credit/debit card.
- Digital photocopies/scans of passport.
- Passport-sized photograph.
After you receive the approval by email:
- Your approval will be sent to your email address.
- You will be asked to present your passport along with a printed visa upon arrival.
Apply for a visa online
There are several types of visas to enter Rwanda. Specifically, the tourist visa allows you to enter the country for tourism, recreation, tourist visits, occasional visits to meet friends or relatives, etc. In addition, it is essential that foreigners wishing to travel to Rwanda possess a valid passport. The process for applying for a visa is very simple and fast. You will find the instructions below.
First step: Complete the online application form with your flight information (airport of arrival, date of arrival), and your passport-specific basic personal information (full name, passport number, date of birth and nationality).
Second step: Pay the service fee with your credit/debit card.
Third step: When you recive the approval, print the Rwandan Visa. Finally, you must present it to the authorities on the date of your trip.