Visa Guide




As of 1st January 2018, nationals of all countries receive a visa on arrival at Kigali International Airport and all land borders.

  • A single entry tourist visa costs US $50 (exclusions apply for select countries and is valid for 30 days.
  • A single entry conference visa costs US $30 and is valid for 30 days.
  • A multiple entry business visa costs US $50 and is valid for one year.
  • The East African Tourist Visa (EATV) covers Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda, costs US $100 and is valid for 90 days.

Visas can be applied for before departure, by submitting an application online, with the option to pay online or upon arrival. Alternatively applications can be submitted at the Rwanda Diplomatic Missions of the country of residence.

Start your application at the Rwanda Government Portal, Irembo.E-Visa Application


We advise you to apply for the East African tourist visa (100$) instead of a single entry visa. The East Africa visa is valid for 90 days. For more information, contact Contour Safaris.