Apply For Rwanda Online

Travelers visiting Rwanda require to have a valid passport along with a valid visa. As per the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration in Rwanda and the new visa policy, travelers can apply for their visa online.

At the time of the request being submitted the original passport is not required for the processing. The request can be completed online and submitted through VisaBuzz. Once the request is processed and the approval received, the applicant will receive an email confirming the same.

The electronic visa can only be applied for a short term visit. For any other reason of travel e.g work, the traveler would require to apply for the traditional visa sticker with the original passport through the Embassy or consulate nearest to them.

The Rwanda evisa is valid for visits of up to 30 days.

Required Documents

  • Scanned copy of the passport information page
  • Copy of the invitation
  • Information of address while in Rwanda

  • FAQ'S

    What is a Rwanda evisa?
    The evisa for Rwanda is the electronic authorization issued directly to travelers without having the need to send their passport to any of the official consulates. The evisa allows the traveler to enter the country for short term visits.

    How long is the Rwandan evisa valid for?
    The Rwanda entry evisa allows the traveler to enter the country for a stay of up to 30 days. If the traveler intends to travel for e.g work, then they would require to apply for a traditional visa at the nearest Rwandan Embassy or Consulate.

    What is the processing time for the Rwanda evisa?
    The processing of the evisa is approximately 3 business days.

    Would I require to apply for a visa even if I am only transiting through Rwanda?
    Yes, you are required to apply for a transit visa even if you are only transiting through Rwanda. The transit visa is valid for 3 days and can be applied for online.'

    What is an East Africa Tourist Visa?
    The East Africa Tourist visa allows travelers wanting to visit Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda concurrently for tourism.

    How does the East Africa Tourist visa work?
    Travelers applying for and issued the East Africa Tourist visa would require to make the first entry into the country that issued the visa and subsequently could travel to the other two countries without having to apply for another visa. Travelers can travel between the three countries without having to pay any additional fees, however they require to be aware that this is only applicable for a period of 90 days.

    How will I get my evisa once I submit the application online?
    Once the request is submitted online through e-VisaBuzz, it will be processed and the confirmation email sent back to the applicant via email.

    What do I do if I have questions?
    If you have questions regarding your application, contact us at an expert will be available to help you via phone or email.

    VisaBuzz is not affiliated with the Government of Rwanda. VisaBuzz provides registration services that will save you time. VisaBuzz provides help to customers to process online requests by facilitating easy to complete forms and by sending the documents directly to the email provided.


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