Visa policy of Rwanda

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Visa policy of Rwanda

The Republic of Rwanda, a member of the East African Community, imposes visa restrictions on most foreigners who wish to travel to Rwanda.[1] All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Visa policy[edit]

Rwanda adopted a new visa policy on 15 October 2014 that took effect on 1 November 2014.[2]

Visa-free access up to 90 days
Visa on arrival for a fee for visits up to 30 days
Visa on arrival without a fee for visits up to 90 days under the CEPGL agreement
Visa on arrival without a fee for visits up to 6 months (renewable) for citizens of EAC countries
Online visa

Anyone can apply for a Rwandan visa online.[4]

East African Visa

East African Tourist Visa is also available, which is valid for Kenya and Uganda and vice versa if first used in a country that issued the visa.[5]

Admission refusal

Visitors who have recently been to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are refused entry due to Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa.

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