How to Get Rwanda tourist visa

If you arrive at Kigali international airport Rwanda, it is possible to get a tourist visa without delays.

How to Get Rwanda tourist visa

How to get Rwanda tourist visa: For promotion of tourism and facilitating entry of tourists to visit Rwanda, the Rwanda directorate general of immigration and emigration introduced visa on arrival and electronic system for visa application online for citizens of all countries of the world.

If you arrive at Kigali international airport Rwanda, it is possible to get a tourist visa without delays. You to get Rwanda visa before you travel, by applying online at or

Those who do not apply online or need to have a visa before travel; you can as well apply for Rwandan tourist visa at Rwandan diplomatic mission overseas. Contact your Rwanda foreign diplomatic mission in your home country to check for documents and fees requirements.

Rwanda tourist visas are normally issued to be valid for a period of 30 days at $30 US. After arriving in Rwanda and you want to stay for more than 30 days, visitors can seek an extension before your visa expires.

Rwanda tourist visa is given to those visiting the land of a thousand hills for the purpose of holidaying, visiting friends and relatives, or participating in tourism events such as the gorilla naming ceremony; tour de Rwanda cycling competition, meetings and conferences among others.

If you are visiting Rwanda and Uganda or Kenya at the same time, you are recommended to apply for east African single tourist visa online at the website mentioned above.

Note that, the country which you apply through must be the same country of arrival and entry.

East African tourist visa fee is $100 US valid for 90 days. It grants you multiple entry and exit into the three countries.

You need to have the following in order to get a Rwanda Tourist Visa;

Completed visa application form
A passport valid for 6 months from the date of entry into Rwanda
A yellow fever certificate
2 passport photo size

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