- January 2, 2018
- Posted by: CIP Journal
- Category: Visa free travel
Rwanda has opened up to international travelers with new visa entry requirements from 2018.
As of January 1, 2018, the Republic of Rwanda to offer visa on arrival countries whose citizens can obtain a 30-day entry visa immediately upon arrival in that countries, without any prior applications.
To Citizens of the World; Welcome to #Rwanda where, starting from Today (01/01/2018), you can ALL get visa upon arrival (without prior application) #NewVisaRegime https://t.co/i0eYWYKOhX #HappyNewYear2018 @FlyRwandair @RwandaCAA @TravelRwanda @IATA pic.twitter.com/Bg9XCAuLXm
— Immigration | Rwanda (@Rwandamigration) December 31, 2017
According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda
- In view of bilateral agreements, nationals of the following Countries may visit Rwanda without a visa for a period up to 90 days: Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, DRC, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Haiti, Mauritius, Philippines, Senegal, Seychelles, Sao Tome and Principe and Singapore.
- EAC Partner states citizens’ shall be issued with 6 months visitors pass (renewable) upon arrival with no fee.
- Nationals of Australia, Germany, Israel, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom, and United States of America will be issued with entry visa valid for a period up to 30 days and pay for a visa ($30) upon arrival without prior application.
As of January 1, 2018, the Republic of Rwanda will put the Russian Federation on the list of countries whose citizens can obtain a 30-day entry visa immediately upon arrival in that country at Rwandan border check-points handling international visitors. An immigration card is required to be filled out upon entry.
All visitors must have foreign passports valid for more than six months from the date of entry to the above-mentioned country. The price of a visa is $30.
In order to extend their stay in Rwanda, visitors must apply to the local immigration and emigration service.