Visa policy of Rwanda
The Republic of Rwanda, a member of the East African Community, allows citizens of all African countries to obtain a visa on arrival. Citizens of most other countries must obtain an e-Visa online before departure. All visitors must hold a passport valid for at least six months with at least one empty page. Kenyans and Ugandans may use an ID card in lieu of a passport to enter Rwanda.
Visa policy map
Citizens of the following countries are visa exempt for the length of stay indicated:
ID — May also enter with an ID card.
Visa on arrival
Visitors from all countries have been eligible for visa on arrival since 1 January 2018. Citizens of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa countries receive visas valid for 90 days while other visitors are granted visas valid for 30 days.
Before 1 January 2018, citizens of all countries requiring a visa before arrival can obtain one online or at a Rwandan diplomatic mission. An entry visa is valid for a single entry for a period not exceeding 30 days and is processed within three working days.
- "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
- Rwanda announces global visa free regime starting January 2018