Class T7 Business 

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Eligible Person:

This class of visa is issued to a prospective Investor, Entrepreneur or Trader to visit and explore business opportunities in Rwanda.


All persons must apply in their own right.

Where Applications can be Made:

*At the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration

*At Rwandan diplomatic mission.

Travel document:

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

Visa Fee:

30,000 Frw in Rwanda

50 USD or equivalent accepted foreign currency in Rwandan foreign Diplomatic Mission.

Validity of Visa:

90 days

Single or Multiple Entry:

Multiple entry

Work or No Work:

Work is prohibited

Change of Status:

A person who holds a visa Class T7 may change his/her status.

Visa Extension:

May be extended once.


*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

*Visa 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.