Travel & Logistics

Citizens of all countries are allowed to get visa upon arrival without prior application.
Citizens of country members to the African Union, Commonwealth and La Francophonie can get free visas upon arrival in Rwanda for a visit of 30 days.

A citizen of East African Community Member States can receive a pass/entry visa free of charge upon arrival for a six-month stay in Rwanda.

Angola, Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Haiti, Mauritius, Philippines, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Singapore and the State of Qatar.

  • Visitors from the following countries can be granted 90-day visas at no cost upon arrival in Rwanda: Angola, Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Haiti, Mauritius, Philippines, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Singapore and the State of Qatar.
  • Citizens of countries that are not visa exempt have an option of applying online or at the Rwanda Diplomatic Mission of the country of residence before departure. 
  • Those applying online have the option to pay online or upon arrival. There is no single affiliated agent that is authorised to apply for a visa on your behalf.

Citizens of all countries are allowed to get visa upon arrival without prior application. The visa fees must not exceed 50 USD for single entry visa or 70 USD for multiple entry.

Getting your Visa to Rwanda

Lodging in Kigali:

Our partner hotels are the Marriott Kigali (event venue) and the Four Points by Sheraton. Please use the links below to take advantage of the preferred rates for Aegis Trust guests. The offer is valid until June 25, 2024. After this date, the preferred rate will apply based on availability. We strongly recommend you book your room today!

Kigali Marriot Hotel

Four Points Sheraton

Kigali Serena Hotel

Travel Facilitation:

If you wish to work with a local travel agency for your visit to Rwanda, especially if you are considering staying longer and exploring the Thousand Hills of Africa, please contact our travel partner, Atlas Gaze at cynthia@atlasgaze.com

Getting Around in Kigali

Kigali is a safe and pedestrian friendly city. While Uber is not available, you can always find local taxis around any hotels. Your hotel can also assist in calling a taxi for you. For more practical information about Rwanda and things to do in Kigali, please visit: visitrwanda.com

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