INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS SPECIFIC TO THIS VISA CLASS
Class T4 Visiting Diplomat
This class of visa is issued to a diplomat visiting for official purposes.
Dependants may accompany the visiting diplomat when the official visit requires so. Otherwise dependants may be issued with a separate visa.
Where Applications can be Made:
*Applications is made at a Rwandan diplomatic mission or at the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration offices.
* The application should be accompanied by a letter from the applicant’s government, or the international organization which employs him/her, stating the purpose of the visit and its duration.
Any genuine acceptable travel document valid not less than 6 months.
Free of charge
Up to two years.
Single or Multiple Entry:
Work or no Work:
Work is permitted for the purpose of the visit, which must not exceed 90 days at a time.
Change of Status:
A visiting Diplomat who may wish to remain in Rwanda at the end of his/her visit should seek an appropriate visa or permit from the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration.
No visa extension except new application.
*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 20,000frw 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.