A holder of a permanent residence permit and his/ her family members have right to reside in accordance with this provisions of ministerial order n°06/01 of 29/05/2019 relating to immigration and emigration.

A child living with his/her parents holding a permanent residence permit, is registered on his/her parents until he/she reaches the age of 25, when he/she acquires his/her own permanent residence permit upon application.

A permanent residence permit may be cancelled due to the following circumstances:

* The holder has been convicted of a felony

The holder has been out of Rwanda for more than three (3) consecutive years except where he or she was residing abroad in the service of the State or was a dependent of a person abroad in the service of the State. However, this timeline does not apply to Rwandan community residing abroad

Any other reason relating to national security