Rwandans travelling to Asia

China, Hong Kong and Macao

• Visa required

• Application is made at the Chinese embassy located in Kacyiru, KN 3 Ave, Kigali (Show location and contacts of the Embassy+ embassy specific requirement, fee eg Need for biometric or not).

• Return ticket booking proof.

• Invitation letter, (if Businessman).

• Copy of proof of financial standing.

• Free visa to diplomatic and service passport holder.

• For more, visit: rw.china-embassy.org/eng/lsfw/

South Korea

• To fill in the Visa application form.

• To pay 40 USD if you plan to stay for less than 90 days in Korea.

• To pay 60 USD if you plan to stay for more than 90 days in Korea.

• No visa fee required for holders of diplomatic/official passport

• Application is made at the embassy

• Hours of Visa Operation: Monday – Friday; 8:30AM-11:30AM

• Time required getting the Visa 3 days (working days)

• Location: Plot No. 10050, Nyarutarama, Kigali-Rwanda

Business Visa

• Visa application form.

• Evidence of the business you are going for.

• Invitation letter of the Korean company which invites you.

• Registration certificate of the Korean company which invites you.

• Registration certificate of your own company.

• Proof of your payment capability for your expenses in Korea.

• Passport.

• One Standard-sized photo.

• A copy of your ticket (if you have).

Tourist Visa

• Visa application form.

• Exact plan for your trip.

• Proof of your payment capability for your expenses in Korea.

• Proof of your employment or letters from your employer.

• Passport.

• One Standard-sized photo.

• A copy of your ticket (if you have)

Study Visa

• Visa application form.

• Invitation letter from the university

• Admission Certificate

• Scholarship certificate

• Certified copy of your degree of last diploma

• Letter of guarantee

• Registration Certificate of the University

• Passport.

• One Standard-sized photo.

• Copy of your ticket or booking

Japan

• Application is made at the embassy

• Free visa for official and diplomatic passport holders

• Valid passport minimum six months

• Letter of reason for invitation

• schedule of stay

• schedule of stay

• USD 30single entry

• USD60 multiple entries

• USD 7 transit

• More on www.rw.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/00_000023.html

UAE

• Visa Free for diplomatic and Service passport holders. Note verbal should be submitted to their Embassy before travel.

• Valid passport minimum six months

• Other applicants use travel agencies and airlines.

• 95$ (2 weeks), 123$ (1 month), 329$ (3 months).

India

With effect from 1 April 2017, nationals of Rwanda can apply for e-Tourist, e-Business or e-Medical Visa.  Following are the key features of the e-visa facility.

·        There are three sub-categories of the e-visa facility - e-Tourist, e-Business and e-Medical Visa.

·        Applicants are eligible to apply online minimum 4 days in advance of the date of arrival in India, with a window of 120 days. For example, if the applicant is applying on 1st September, then applicant can select a date of arrival from 5th September to 2nd January next year.

·        The validity of the e-Visa would be 60 days from the date of arrival in India. Double entry is permitted on e-Tourist visa and e-Business Visa. Triple entry is permitted on e-Medical Visa

·        E-Visa can be availed for a maximum of two times in a calendar year i.e. January to December.

·        Further information is available on website - https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html

·        Other important requirements include: Passport with at least six months validity from the date of arrival in India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer; Return ticket or onward journey ticket, with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.

·        More information on Indian Visas,  also visit the website of the High Commission of India  http://hci.gov.in/kampala/?0909?000.