The applicant must provide a valid passport for at least six months.
The applicant must fill in two (2) applications in his/her own hand writing or in type.
The applicant is requested to provide two passport photographs and an accompanying letter (explaining the purpose for travelling to Rwanda). Payable by cheque to Embassy of Rwanda. (see notes below for exceptions).
The visa process takes 24 hours(48 Hours for Travel Documents) for a complete file.
The embassy is open for visa applications and collections Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A stamped, self addressed and registered envelope must be included with an application submitted by mail. (UK Residents Only- Non-UK Residents an additional £5.60 postage fees)
UK Travel Document (UN Convention of 1951) holders are requested to provide all of the above along with proofs of address in the form of a current bank statement or current Utility bill.
NOTE: Because of the increased number of applicants, people are advised to give themselves enough time between the date of travel and application. Fee – £35.00
All applicants will be required to deposit fees for visa, passport, travel documents and legalisation services to the Embassy consular account (details below) and submit their documents with proof of payment attached at the embassy. No Online submissions are allowed.
Embassy of Rwanda Consular Account A/C No. 31437933 Sort Code: 40-05-22 IBAN No. GB30MIDL40052231437933 SWIFT Code. MIDLGB22 Address: HSBC Bank 18A Curzon Street London W1J 7LA
For UK Nationals and Nationals of the following countries, there is no fee for a visa application and visas can be obtained at any major point of entry into the Republic of Rwanda at no cost: