The Embassy

Embassy Overview

The Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda has the responsibility of promoting relations of friendship and co-operation between the governments and the peoples of the Republic of Rwanda and the United States of America. The Embassy is also accredited to Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.. The Embassy’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

A. Political Matters

Maintenance, promotion and expansion of good political relations between Rwanda and the United States as well as with Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina
Promotion and defense of the political and economic interests of Rwanda in the United States and Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.
Promotion and defense of the interests of Rwandans citizens in the United States and Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina

B. Consular Matters

Visa issuance
Dissemination of information and advice to people visiting Rwanda
Renewal and/or replacement of passports for Rwandan citizens
Issuance of Emergency Travel Documents (ETD) for Rwandan citizens in distress
Providing advisory services to Rwandan citizens
Official documents authentication services
Notary Public for Rwandan citizens
Solemnization of marriage for Rwandan citizens

C. Economic Matters

Promotion of economic diplomacy
Promotion of investments in Rwanda
Promotion of tourism to Rwanda
Coordination with the World Bank, IMF and other multilateral institutions

D. Other Matters

Facilitating co-operation between NGOs in Rwanda and NGOs in the area of our accreditation
Promoting cultural exchanges between Rwanda and other countries in the area of our accreditation
Educational and Scientific cooperation.