Get your e Visa for Rwanda

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Citizens of the United States and most other nationalities are eligible to apply for the Rwanda e-Visa. An electronic visa for Rwanda can be obtained by Travel Document Systems on your behalf.

The Rwanda e-Visas are valid for either 30 or 90 days from the date of issue. Most Rwanda e-Visas allow for stays up to either 30 or 90 days for each allowed entry.

The Rwanda e Visa is issued for the following travel purposes only

  • Tourism,
  • Conference(Business),
  • East African Tourist

Can I apply for an e visa to RWANDA?

If your nationality is listed below Traveldocs can help with your Rwandan e Visa

Getting your Rwandan e Visa is as easy as...

Step 1

Scan all of the documents you need for your application

Step 2

Complete the online application and submit payment

Step 3

Receive your e-Visa approval and related documentation via e-mail

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How It Works

The Rwandan Government issues two types of visas: An e-Visa (electronic visa) and a traditional visa stamped into your passport.

The e-Visa is valid for a single or multiple entries, good for 30 or 90 days from the date of issue for a stay up to 30 or 90 days depending on your e-Visa choice. It is very easy to apply for and does not require sending your physical passport to TravelDocs. It can be issued in as little as 7 business days (Monday - Friday) and is a cost-effective option.

Airports that will accept the e-Visa are: Kamembe and Kigali.

What is a Rwandan e Visa?

An Electronic Visa or "e-Visa" is an electronically issued and stored authority for travel to Rwanda, which replaces the traditional paper visa process in most cases.

Single entry e-Visas are valid for 30 days from date of issue while the multiple entry East African Tourist e-Visa is valid for 90 days from date of issue.

Most Rwandan e-Visas allow for stays up to 30 or 90 days depending on your e-Visa choice..

What is a Rwandan East Africa Tourist Visa:

Issued to a foreigner who wants to visit simultaneously Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya for tourism. An East Africa Tourist Visa allows for one visa to be issued valid for entry into all three member countries. When issued the visa is valid for multiple entries within the three countries and shall be valid for 90 days from the date of issue. The visa remains valid for the 90 days only if you remain in the region if you were to leave the region and attempt to return even within the 90 day validity period the visa will not be considered valid by the member country immigration officials.

Please Note: The East African Tourist visa must be applied for through the first country you enter, either Kenya, Uganda or Rwanda.

Rwandan Entry Requirements
What you should have when you arrive in Rwanda

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 Months after your arrival date and contain at least one blank visa page.
  • You must carry the E-Visa Printout from which will be sent to you by
  • You must carry your travel itinerary
  • Hotel bookings/Confirmation, the dates of your Hotel Bookings must match your travel dates into and from Rwanda, this a a Government requirement.

You need a recent passport-style photograph to accompany your Rwanda e Visa application

With no hassle, TravelDocs can process your photo so that it meets the digital photo requirements for your visa application.

Rwanda e Visa Photo Order Form

Photos take 1 business day to process.
Please do not submit this form more than once.

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Frequently Asked Questions about e Visas for Rwanda

What is the Rwanda Entry E-Visa?

The Rwandan E Visa is the official document required by travelers to enter the Republic of Rwanda.

How long is the Rwanda E Visa valid for?

The E Visa will be valid for either 30 or 90 days after you enter Rwanda depending on the type of E Visa you select.

How long can i stay in Rwanda?

You can stay up to 30 days per entry.

Can i work while in Rwanda?

No, work is prohibited.

Which countries do NOT require a Rwanda E Visa?

The following countries are not required to have a Rwanda E Visa for a visit up to 90 days: Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Haiti, Senegal, Seychelles, Sao Tome and Principe, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritius, Philippines, Singapore and countries belonging to the East African Community(EAC).

Which ports of entry can i enter Rwanda?

Traveler's who have a Tourist E Visa must enter through the following ports of entry: Kigali International Airport, Kamembe International Airport, Kagitumba, Bugarama, Bweyeye, Buziba, Gatuna, Cyanika, Kabuhanga, Kanyaru Bas, Kanyaru Haut, Nemba, Nshili Poids Lourds, Ruhwa, Rusumo, Ruzizi I and Ruzizi II.

Do I need a Covid-19 test before arrival?

Yes, all travelers must have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of your departure, you must take a second PCR test on arrival into Rwanda and quarantine for 24 hours while waiting on the results.

Do i need to quarantine when i enter Rwanda?

Yes, all travelers must have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of your departure, you must take a second PCR test on arrival into Rwanda and quarantine for 24 hours while waiting on the results. Travelers entering from India or Uganda must quarantine for 7 days at a designated hotel at their own cost.

What is the Passenger Locator Form?

This is used to verify if you have had any Covid-19 symptoms, this form will be used to contact you if you have come into contact with someone with Covid-19 symptoms while traveling to Rwanda. This form must be presented to immigration when you arrive in Rwanda. The Passenger Locator Form must be submitted within 120 hours before your departure. Children under the age of 16 traveling with a parent or guardian do not need to complete the form as long as they: Arrive and depart Rwanda together. The dependents details are added to the parents or guardians Passenger Locator Form. They stay at the same address in Rwanda.

Do i need a Yellow Fever vaccination?

If you are arriving from a country with risk of Yellow Fever transmission you will be required to get the vaccination.

Hotel Reservations/Confirmations

Your reservation/confirmation dates MUST match the dates you will be in Rwanda.

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Rwandan Government Disclaimer Information

  • The visa processing fee is nonrefundable.
  • The possession of an e-Visa is not the final Authority to enter Uganda.
  • The e-visa is for short visits of up to 30-90 days. A visa is required prior to entry into Uganda.
  • The e-Visa printout must be presented at the port of entry.
  • It should take at least 7 working days to get your e-Visa.