INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS SPECIFIC TO THIS VISA CLASS
Class T11 Bridging
A person who has lost his/her status in Rwanda.
This visa is granted, in exceptional circumstances, to enable a person to stay temporarily in Rwanda pending receiving a substantive visa or permit or their departure from Rwanda.
Will be issued with the same visa as of the principal applicants
Where Applications Made:
*Application should be lodged at the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration offices.
Any genuine acceptable travel document valid not less than 6 months.
Validity of Visa:
Depending on the circumstances but shall not exceed ninety days (90 days) and shall loose its valid upon exit.
Single or Multiple Entry:
Shall only permit the holder to exit Rwanda.
Work or No Work:
No work is permitted
Change of Status:
A visa class T11 holder may change his/her status.
This visa is not extendable.
*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.
*A bank slip of 10,000 Rwf paid to RRA; Click the following link to request for payment advice ticket to take to the bank.
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.