It is applied for upon arrival at border post, online or at any other place as may be determined by the Directorate General of immigration and emigration


A Transit Visa can be applied on-arrival to Rwanda, also you could get in touch with the embassies of Rwanda who should be able to help you with the visa request. Following link could provide you with the list of embassies of Rwanda : Rwandan Embassies Around The World

You could also apply on-line for Transit Visa using the following link : Apply On-line


  • A person transiting Rwanda for a period not exceeding 72 hours.
  • Applicants are required to have a confirmed onward booking from Rwanda to a third country or other acceptable plans to depart Rwanda within 72 hours of arrival.
  • Applicants must have an correct documentation for entry to that third country.


30 USD


72 hours


  • Transit visas only will be issued at the point of entry.

Need for the Document

This procedure provides you information about how to obtain a transit visa in Rwanda.

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