US citizens are not required to secure a visa prior to traveling to Rwanda for 30 days or less of stay. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is also required for those 9 months of age or older. A valid passport is also required.
Other purpose of travel requires a visa immediately after entry. U.S. citizens planning on working in Rwanda should review the information concerning Rwandan visas before departing the United States, and should apply for a work permit at the Directorate of Immigration as soon as possible after arrival in Rwanda.
For the most current visa information, visit the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in Washington, DC at:
Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda
1714 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Telephone: (202) 232-2882
Fax: (202) 232-4544
- Completed visa application form
- Two colored passport photos with white background
- Yellow Fever Certificate
- Valid passport
- Include a return pre-paid envelope
USD$ 60.00 for a single entry, USD$ 90.00 for multiple entries and an additional USD$ 30.00 for any rush services
Please note: Cash, personal checks or any credit cards are not accepted. Payment can be made in Money Order, Banker check or a Bank draft.
Important Notice: The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Embassy or Consulate for Rwanda near you.