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Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for Rwanda
Yes, you might need a valid visa to enter Rwanda depending on your nationality, and the easiest and quickest way is to apply for an e-visa or an online visa whenever possible.
The price depends on the type of visa you select in your application, there are 3 types of e-visa, East African Tourist Visa which costs 129$, Holiday/Family visit Visa which costs 79$ and the Transit Visa which costs 59$.
The validity period of the e-visa for Rwanda depends on the type of visa you select in your application, we have the following types: East African Tourist Visa (90 days from date of entry), Holiday/Family visit Visa (30 days from date of entry), Transit Visa (3 days from date of entry).
No. You do not need to attach any vaccination certificate to your application.
No vaccination is required to enter Rwanda, however, we recommend it. Please contact your country’s International Vaccination Centre for further information.
Once we have your completed application, it usually takes between 3-5 working days to receive your e-visa.
You can check the status of your application at the following link.
Yes, you need to present your printed visa and present it along with your original passport.
The visa application takes no more than 5 minutes. The approval is not immediate as it usually takes between 3-5 working days.
Most foreigners travelling to Rwanda must apply for a visa to enter the country. The only citizens who are exempt from this requirement are citizens of Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, India, Israel, Morocco, Turkey and Djibouti. All other nationalities must apply for a visa.
The Rwandan eVisa is an online visa that allows you to visit the country for 30 days. You can also apply online for the East African visa, which allows you to visit, in addition to Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda with a validity of 90 days. The other visa you can apply for online is a transit visa when Rwanda is a stopover to your final destination. This visa is valid for 3 days.
Make sure your details are correct when you apply for any visa. If you have lied or omitted relevant information, which could cause harm to the country, the authorities may refuse entry, even if you have an approved visa. The government of Rwanda reserves the right of admission and has the final say.