Apply for visa through the embassy

  • Visa application form duly completed and signed by the applicant: one copy
  • Valid passport for at least six months
  • One clear colored passport size photo with white background
  • Invitation letter

For Tourists: Valid round trip ticket and hotel reservation 
For Business: Letter from your organisation or company introducing you and stating the purpose of your visit
For Official and Diplomatic: Note Verbal
At maximum it takes two days for an applicant to obtain Rwandan visa.


A Rwanda visa costs:

  • Tourist / Business / Conference / Family: 45 Euro
  • Official / Diplomatic: Free
  • Transit: 27 Euro
  • All amounts are non refundable


Bank details for Embassy of the Republic Rwanda in the Netherlands:

IBAN: NL 57 ABNA 04 01 95 75 43

ABN AMRO Bank in The Hague


Apply for East Africa Tourist Visa through the embassy

  • One clear colored passport size photo with white background recently taken without glasses, caps and surf (the photo should be attached to the application form by use of a glue stick. Stapling and clipping the photo to the application form is not advisable).

  • A complete filled application form

  • Visa application letter addressed to the Embassy of Rwanda in The Hague

  • Hotel booking reservation for the very first country

  • payment of 90 euros (non refundable)


Download visa application forms


Apply for visa online

You can apply for a single entry visa online; click here.
(Please note that all enqueries about online visa applications should be addressed to the Directorate General of Immigration & Emigration in Kigali-Rwanda;