ENTERPRENEUR - INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS SPECIFIC TO PERMIT SUB-CLASS B2:
ENTREPRENEUR IN AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

Click here to download application form!

ELIGIBLE PERSON:

This residence permit is issued to a foreigner considered as an entrepreneur intending or engaged on his or her account in agriculture, animal husbandry and others related activities in Rwanda.

DEPENDANTS:

Eligible dependants may accompany the principal applicant but will have to apply for M2 resident permit.

WHERE TO APPLY:

*At the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration offices
*At the RDB One Stop Centre

TRAVEL DOCUMENT:

Any genuine and recognized  travel document valid not less than 6 months.

PERMIT FEES:

100,000 Rwf

VALIDITY OF PERMIT:

3 years

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT:

Applicants are required to provide a certificate of good conduct from recognized law enforcing authority from the country they have been residents for the last 6 months.  


This certificate has to indicate whether the applicant has not had any criminal convictions.

PERMIT EXTENSION:

This permit may be extended upon application.

CHANGE OF STATUS:

Change of status is allowed

WORKING IN RWANDA:

Business is permitted

NUMBER OF ENTRIES:

Multiple entries

TRANSCRIPTION:

For the applicant whose permit is in the expired or lost passport, will pay 10,000Rwf for the permit to be transferred in the new passport. 

REQUIREMENTS:

*One 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 completed application form: (Click here to download application form!)
*An application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration by the employer.
*Curriculum Vitae
*Original Police Clearance from the country you have lived for the last 6 months
*RADA/RARDA certificate
*RDB's business registration certificate
*Trading licence (Patente) issued at sector level

RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

*One 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 completed application form :(Click here to download application form!)
*An application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration by the employer.
*Curriculum Vitae
*Trading licence (Patente) issued at sector level
*Copy of foreigner identity card

*A bank slip of 100,000 Rwf paid to RRA;  Click the following link to request for payment advice ticket to take to the bank.  

PROCESSING TIME:

3 Day

N.B:

To avoid penalties, the applicant should apply/renew his/her visa before expiration of the current visa. Penalty fee is 20,000frw in a period of 6 to 15 days of the delay. Article 34 of the Ministerial Order No. 02/01 of 21/05/2011 establishing procedures and regulations implementing Immigration and Emigration law, categorizes other penalties from 16 days to 9 months and above.