REQUIREMENTS FOR REFUGEE TRAVEL DOCUMENT APPLICATION
APPLICANT OF 16 YEARS AND ABOVE
  1. Application form click here
  2. Application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration
  3. Recommendation letter issued at the administrative cell level or camp manager in case the applicant resides in a refugee camp
  4. Copy of proof of registration
  5. Copy of valid refugee card and presentation of the original
  6. One recent colored passport size photo
  7. Payment slip of 10,000 FRW paid to Irembo
APPLICANT UNDER 16 YEARS OLD
  1. Application form
  2. Application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration, signed by both parents
  3. Recommendation letter issued at the administrative cell level or camp manager in case the applicant resides in a refugee camp
  4. Parents’ marriage certificate
  5. Child birth Certificate
  6. Copy of both parents Refugee Cards and presentation of originals
  7. Copy of proof of registration
  8. One recent colored passport size photo
  9. Payment slip of 10,000 Frw paid to Irembo
CHILD WHO LOST ONE PARENT
  1. Application form
  2. Application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration signed by the living parent
  3. Recommendation letter issued at the administrative cell level or camp manager in case the applicant resides in a refugee camp
  1. Child’s birth certificate
  2. Death certificate of the deceased parent
  3. Copy of proof of registration
  4. Copy of the living parent’s Identity Card
  5. One recent colored passport size photo with white background and all features of the face
  6. Payment slip of 10.000Frw paid to Irembo
CHILD WHO LOST BOTH PARENTS
  1. Application form
  1. Application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration signed by guardian
  2. Recommendation letter issued at the administrative cell level or camp manager in case the applicant resides in a refugee camp
  3. Child’s birth certificate
  4. Death certificates of both deceased parents
  5. Copy of a legal guardianship
  6. Copy of the guardian’s identity card
  7. Copy of proof of registration
  8. One recent colored passport size photo with white background and all features of the face
  9. Payment slip of 10.000Frw paid to Irembo
CHILD WITH DIVORCED PARENTS
  1. Application form
  2. Application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration signed by both parents
  3. Recommendation letter issued at the administrative cell level or camp manager in case the applicant resides in a refugee camp
  1. Child’s birth certificate
  2. Copy of Proof of registration
  3. Copy of both parents’ refugee cards
  4. Copy of divorce judgment
  5. One recent colored passport size photo with white background and all features of the face
  6. Payment slip of 10.000Frw paid to Irembo
CHILD WITH PARENTS NOT LEGALLY MARRIED
  1. Application form
  2. Application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration signed by both parents
  3. Recommendation letter issued at the administrative cell level or camp manager in case the applicant resides in a refugee camp
  4. Child’s birth certificate
  5. Copy of the refugee card of both parents /related documents
  6. Copy of proof of registration
  7. Certificate of celibacy for the mother (in case the child stays with the father, he presents a certificate of recognition issued by the sector authorities)
  8. One recent colored passport size photo with white background and all features of the face
  9. Payment slip of 10. 000Frw paid to Irembo
RENEWAL FOR APPLICANT OF 16 YEARS AND ABOVE
  1. Application form
  2. Copy of Refugee Card
  3. One recent colored passport size photo
  4. Payment slip of 10,000 Frw paid to Irembo ;  
  5. Copy of previous Travel Document and presentation of original
RENEWAL FOR A CHILD UNDER 16 YEARS
  1. Application form
  2. Application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration signed by both parents/guardian
  3. Copies of both parents/guardians’ refugee Cards
  4. Copy of proof of registration
  5. Copy of previous Travel Document and presentation of original
  6. One recent colored passport size photo
  7. Payment slip of 10,000 FRW paid to Irembo
CASE OF DAMAGED OR LOST TRAVEL DOCUMENT
  1. Application form
  2. Application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration
  3. Copy of valid refugee card and presentation of the original
  4. Copy of proof of registration
  5. Police declaration
  6. One recent colored passport size photo
  7. Payment slip of 10,000 FRW paid to Irembo
  8. Receipt of 5000 FRW as fine for loss or damaged paid at Irembo