How to get Rwanda and East africa tourists Visa General InformationFrom 1st Jan 2018, Nationals of all countries receive visa on arrival at Kigali International Airport and all land borders.Citizens of countries members to the following international organizations; African Union, Commonwealth and La Francophonie get visa upon arrival and are waived visa fees for a visit of 30 days.A citizen of East African Community Member States shall be issued a pass/entry visa free of charge upon arrival to stay for the period of six months.The following countries to be granted 90 days valid visa free of charge upon arrival: Angola, Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Haiti, Mauritius, Philippines, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Singapore and the state Qatar.Please click here to view the communiqué on new visa regimeCitizens of all countries that are not visa exempt, have also option to submit application online (Click here) or at the Rwanda Diplomatic Missions of the country of residence before departure. Those applying online have option to pay online or upon arrival.Application for visa extension is submitted at Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration offices. Detailed requirements are set out in the Information for applicants for each class of visa. Extension of a visa should be applied for whilst initial visas remain valid.Visitors who wish to visit simultaneously the three countries (Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda) for tourism may apply for the East Africa Tourist Visa (EATV) online at https://irembo.gov.rw/rolportal/web/dgie/east-africa-tourist-visa, upon arrival or from Rwanda Diplomatic missions abroad. If acquiring the EATV visa before travel, your first entry point must be the country through which you applied for the visa. The East Africa Tourist Visa costs US$100, is valid for 90 days and is multiple entry (if staying within the three countries).NoteThere is no single affiliated Agent that is authorized to apply for visa on your behalf. Such Agents may mislead you and charge more than the visa fees.The visitor’s and East Africa Tourist Visa should not be used for employment. GENERAL INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS SEEKING TO VISIT RWANDA ON A TOURIST VISATravel DocumentAn applicant should hold any genuine acceptable travel document valid not less than 6 months.Health RequirementsA vaccination certificate may be required at the border post. In the event of a major disease outbreak, specific requirements could be set and put to the knowledge of the public.Visa FeesThese are fees for processing of applications. If applications are denied, or withdrawn by the applicant, refunds of fees will not be made.Validity Of A VisaThe maximum and minimum period of validity of a visa is set out in the Information for Applicants for each visa class.Single Or Multiple EntriesWhether a visa is issued for single or multiple entries is set out in the Information for Applicants for each visa class.Financial RequirementsAn applicant must have sufficient funds to cover the costs of their stay in Rwanda. Evidence for such funds may be requested online, at the Rwandan foreign mission or at the entry point.Extension Of A Visa For Some ClassesSome visa classes may be extended. Details are set out in the Information for applicants for each class.Extension of a visa should be applied for whilst initial visas remain valid.A grace period of 5 days after a visa has expired is allowed for a person to either depart or renew their visa without a penalty; otherwise the person will be subjected to a penalty and a visa extension may be denied.Change Of Status For Some ClassesAn applicant may apply to the Director General for another class of visa whilst they are in Rwanda and whilst their current visa remains valid.For the group tourist visa change of status is not permitted. Information for applicants for the particular visa class will state if change of status is allowed. Enquiry First Name Surname Email Telephone Message Send Why Book With Us? No-hassle best price guarantee Customer packages Hand-picked Tours & Activities free accommodation Reservation Get A Question ? Do not hesitate to give us a call. We are an expert team and we are happy to talk to you. +250 788308213 +250 788345714 firstname.lastname@example.org You Might Also Like Canopy walk in Nyungwe National Park Rwanda November 30, 2023 Mantis Kivu Queen uBuranga December 21, 2023 KIGALI GENOCIDE MEMORIAL, RWANDA, AFRICA January 3, 2024 Leave a Reply Cancel replyCommentEnter your name or username to comment Enter your email address to comment Enter your website URL (optional) Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.