Class T2 Tourist

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Eligible Person:

A person who is NOT a citizen of Hong Kong, Philippines, Mauritius, Singapore and Democratic Republic of Congo visiting for holiday, sightseeing, social or recreational purpose or other short term non work purpose.

An applicant who is a citizen of any of the countries listed above applies for a visa Class T1 Tourist.


All persons must apply in their own right.

Where applications can be made:

At the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration or at Rwandan Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.

Travel document:

Any genuine acceptable travel document valid not less than 6 months.

Visa Fees:

30,000 Frw in Rwanda
50 USD or equivalent accepted foreign currency in Rwandan foreign Diplomatic Mission.

Validity period of visa:

90 days

Single or Multiple entry:

Multiple entry

Work or No Work:

Work is prohibited

Change of Status:

Class T2 holder may change his/her status

Visa Extension:

A class T2 visa can be extended for a further 90 days at the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration offices.

An initial visa issued by a Rwandan Diplomatic Mission will be valid for 90 days.

Applications should be made whilst the current visa remains valid.


*One clear colored passport size photo with white background, recently taken without glasses, caps and scurf; (the photo should be attached to the application form by use of glue stick. Stapling and clipping the photo to the application form is not advisable). 

*A complete filled application form : click here to download application form

*An application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration.


To avoid penalties, the applicant should apply/renew visa in time before expiration of current visa. Penalty fee is 20,000 Frw in a period of 06 to 15 days of the delay.Article 34 of the Ministerial Order establishing procedures and regulations categorizes other penalties from 16 days to 9 months and above.