Required Documents[edit] Filled in application form. A birth certificate. A certificate of identity. Police clearance. Certificate of registration as foreigner or if he /she reside in Rwanda. A document certifying that he/ she parents were legally residing in Rwanda at the time of his/her birth.

Procedure

  • You can use a marriage certificate to a acquire a national identity card.
  • Police clearance or a certificate certifying that the applicant has never been sentenced to more than six months in prison or he / she is not subject to legal proceedings.
  • A copy of passport or a copy of registration as a foreigner
  • Birth certificates of minor children born before or after the marriage to the Rwanda spouse and establishing the lineage with the two spouses.
  • Justification of shares common marital life for at least three(3)years and above by a certificate issued by the register of civil status at the place of their marriage or he/she residence
  • Two (2) colored size photograph with white a background
  • A receipt payment to the treasury of non refundable 5000 Rwf

By adoption

  • Filled in application form
  • A birth certificate
  • A certificate of adoption issued by competent authority
  • A copy of the identity card of the adopter
  • Two (2) colored passport photograph
  • A receipt payment to the treasury of non refundable 5000Rwf

Naturalization

  • Filled in application form
  • A birth certificate

Required Documents

By birth on Rwandan territory

  • Filled in application form
  • A birth certificate
  • A certificate of identity
  • Police clearance
  • Certificate of registration as foreigner or if he /she reside in Rwanda
  • A document certifying that he/ she parents were legally residing in Rwanda at the time of his/her birth
  • A receipt of payment to the treasury of non refundable 5000 Rwf
  • Two (2) colored size photograph with white a background
  • Any other proof that the applicant was born in Rwanda

By marriage

  • Filled in application form
  • A birth certificate
  • A copy of the passport and a certificate of registration as a foreigner
  • A certificate certifying that the applicant has never been sentenced to more than six (6) month imprisonment or he /she is not subject to legal proceedings
  • A certificate of his/her occupation in the country issued by district authority where he/she operate
  • Two (2) colored passport photograph with a white background
  • A receipt payment to the treasury of non refundable 5000Rwf

By Rwandan Origin

  • Filled in application
  • A birth certificate
  • Proof in writing that they were living in a palace known as Rwanda
  • Two (2) colored passport photograph with a with background
  • A receipt payment to the treasury of non refundable 5000 Rwf

Office Locations & Contacts

Rwanda Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration
National Identity Card Agency
P.0 Box ooooo
Kigali Rwanda.
Tel: +2520255000000 / +250-788-899-971
Fax: +250-252-585-292Ads by Google

Eligibility

By birth on Rwandan territory

  • Applicant must have a minimum age of 18 years and above

By marriage

  • Applicant has not been sentenced to more than six (6) months imprisonment or he or she is not subject to legal proceedings
  • Applicant must have shared a common marital life for at least three (3 ) years and above

By adoption

  • Applicant must be able to show the evidence of adoption

Naturalization

  • Applicant has never been sentenced to more than six (6) months imprisonment or is not subject to legal proceedings
  • Applicant must have stayed in Rwanda for at least five ( 5) years and above

By Rwandan Origin

  • Applicant must be living in Rwanda
  • Applicant should be able to bring at least three Rwandan witness who know him /her as Rwandan

Fees

The application fee for Rwandan National Identity card is 500 Rwf

Validity

It is valid as long as you remain alive, in other ward its has no expiring date.

Instructions

Only the Rwanda National ID Agency at the ministry of immigration and emigration has the mandate to issued Rwanda National Identity Card so any person who wants to acquire one should go to their office or for more information follow this link info@nid.gov.rw

Required Information

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Birth certificate
  • A certificate of identity
  • Citizenship
  • Address
  • Occupation
  • Two (2) passport size photograph with a white background
  • Payment to the treasury of non refundable 5000 Rwf

Need for the Document

Possession of national identity card of Rwanda represents the link between the owner and the state. Its usually associated with the right to work and live in a country and to participate in political affairs.

Ways of acquiring Rwandan National Identity card are:

  • By birth on Rwandan territory
  • By marriage
  • By adoption
  • Naturalization and
  • By Rwandan Origin

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

  • It act as a proof of National identity
  • Helps you get a job and enable you participate in the political affairs of Rwanda

External Links

https://www.migration.gov.rw/servicses/citizenship/
E-mail: info@nid.gov.rw /info@migration.gov.rw / visa@migration.gov.rw / passport@migration.gov.rw
Feed back: http://www.migration.gov.rw/contact-us/feedback/

General Enquiries from
https://www.migration.gov.rw/contact-us/general-inguries/
Webmail https://www.migration.gov.rw/contact-us/webmail
Webmail: https://www.migartion.gov.rw/contact-us/webmailAds by Google

Others

  • Registration or application forms are available in two (2) languages, and therefore you are advised to fill the form in the language you understand best in order to avoid errors

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