Emergency travel document

The embassy of Rwanda issues a one-way emergency travel document to Rwandans who urgently need to travel and have limited time to go through the normal procedure to acquire a passport. This document allows only one way to Rwanda

Every applicant should provide the following elements to qualify:

  • Provide Proof of Rwandan citizenship (ID or Passport, Birth Certificate)
  • Provide Proof of US, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil… Residence (visa)
  • Proof of emergency on which the application is based
  • A request letter addressed to the Ambassador
  • Two passport photos with a white background and all face and ears clearly visible
  • (Non-refundable) $30money orderdrawn for the benefit of the Embassy of Rwanda, cashier check or bank draft payable to the embassy of Rwanda
  • Include a Prepaid traceable self-addressed return envelope for the Embassy to return the document back to the applicant, preferably from FedEx or UPS for tracking and safety purposes

Note: Return envelopes with no tracking numbers will not be accepted