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Business Visa  |  Rwanda


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for six months on entry

::    Two blank visa pages in passport

::    Copy of passport information page

::    Two recent passport photographs

The photographs must have a white background and both of your ears must be in view.

::    Completed and signed application form

Please fill this out using either type or your own handwriting.

::    Proof of residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

::    Proof of sufficient funds for trip

::    Business introduction letter

The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, signed document on company letterhead. It should note duration and purpose of travel, provide details of the organisation(s) to be visited in Rwanda, and accept moral and financial responsibility for your trip.

::    Letter of invitation

The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in Rwanda. It should be on official letterhead, signed by a company officer with contact details included. The letter should include your name, the purpose of your visit, and confirm source of financial responsibility.

Your host or sponsor must also provide a copy of their passport or ID and, if they are not Rwandan, a copy of their residence permit.

::    Authorisation letter

In order for us to collect your passport, please provide a notarised letter of authorisation.




Applicants from Australia, Germany, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden and the USA may be able to obtain a single-entry visa on arrival in Rwanda, valid for up to 30 days. However, a fee will still be charged and there is no guarantee of entry. We therefore strongly advise applicants to obtain a visa before travelling.



Additional Information


Citizens of Hong Kong, Philippines, Mauritius, Singapore and the Democratic Republic of Congo do not require a visa to visit Rwanda for up to 90 days. Holders of a Kenyan or Ugandan passport will be issued with a visitor’s pass, free of charge and valid for 6 months, upon arrival.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(from 3 working days)

Multiple entry visa (90 days): £40

Handling fee:  £80



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