PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS OR ARTIST 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS SPECIFIC TO PERMIT SUB-CLASS C2:
PROFESSIONAL PLAYER OR ARTISTS 

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ELIGIBLE PERSON:

This sub-class of permit shall be issued to a professional player or artist intending or engaged in exercising his/her profession.

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 Rwanda Development Board (RDB) One Stop Center

TRAVEL DOCUMENT:

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

PERMIT FEES:

50,000 Rwf

VALIDITY OF PERMIT:

2 Years

PERMIT EXTENSION:

This permit may be extended upon application.

CHANGE OF STATUS:

Change of status is allowed

WORK ING IN RWANDA:

Work is permitted

NUMBER OF ENTRIES:

Multiple entries

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT (Police Clearance) :

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. 

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:

PLAYER:

*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 complete filled application form: (Click here to download application form)
*An application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration.
*Club registration certificate
*Curriculum Vitae
*Original Police Clearance from the country you have lived in for the last 6 months
*Contract with the club

*Bank slip (50,000Rwf)

ARTIST:

*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.
*Curriculum Vitae
*Original Police Clearance from the country you have lived in for the last 6 months
*Recommendation letter from the line ministry in Rwanda

*Bank slip (50,000Rwf)

RENEWAL:  FOR PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS OR ARTIST

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 from employer
*Valid Contract with the club.
*Copy of Foreigner identity card
*Bank slip (50,000 Rwf)

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.