SKILLED WORKER SPONSORED

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS SPECIFIC TO PERMIT SUB-CLASS H2 SKILLED WORKER SPONSORED

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ELIGIBLE PERSON:

This sub-class of Resident Permit shall be issued to a skilled worker sponsored by his/her employer and who possesses required qualifications or relevant work experience. The sponsor must prove that he/she have made a Labour Market Test and could not find an employee on the Rwanda Labour market. How does the Labour Market test work! click to download

DEPENDANTS:

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

WHERE APPLICATIONS CAN BE  MADE:


*Applications should be made at the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration.

TRAVEL DOCUMENT:

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

PERMIT FEES:

100,000 frw

VALIDITY OF PERMIT:

2 Years

PERMIT EXTENSION:

This permit may be extended upon application.

CHANGE OF STATUS:

Change is permitted

WORKING IN RWANDA:

Work is permitted

NUMBER OF ENTRIES:

Multiple entries

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT:

Applicants are required to provide a certificate of good conduct from recognized law enforcement authority of the country they have been residents for the last of 6 months.  The certificate is to indicate whether the applicant has had any criminal convictions. 

TRANSCRIPTION:

For applicant whose permit is in the expired or lost passport, will have to pay 10,000frw 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 for 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 in for the last 6 months
*Notified diploma/degree
*Employment contract
*Applicant should also submit a copy of NGO/INGO certificate, company RDB certificate copy as one of requirements.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RENEWAL:

*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 for application form)
*An application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration from the employer.
*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.  
*Copy of green card
*Valid Employment contract
*INGO registration certificate [valid]

PROCESSING TIME:

3 Day

N.B:

To avoid penalties, the applicant should apply/renew his/her visa before expiration of current visa. Penalty fee is 20,000frw in a period between 06 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.