Passport Applications

    • The applicant must submit as expected completed passport application form in his/her own handwriting or in type.
    • Typed and signed applicationletter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Migration.
    • Rwandan issued photocopy of passport or Rwanda National Identity card, and/or a birth certificate.
    • Rwandan Issued ID of a parent for children not born in Rwanda or with dual citizenship.
    • Photocopy of Driver License/Green Card/Work Permit/ Visa of an applicant from the country in which she/he is applying from.
    • Valid student ID (if the applicant is a student).
    • Two photographs with a white background and both ears in view
    • $100 (Non-Refundable/Non-TransferableMoney order or Cashier’s checkdrawn for the benefit of the Embassy of Rwanda) for New/Renewal passport application.
    • In case of a lost passport. A police report is required and $50 fine fee in the amount of $50 in addition to the regular $100 which bring the total for $150.
    • Prepaid self-addressed return envelope to send the passport back to the applicant once the passport is issued preferably from FedEx or UPS for tracking and safety purposes.

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

For parents applying for children.

    • Both Parents must have sign the letter.
    • Parents Rwandan IDs or Passport (ID is preferred)
    • Copy of child’s birth certificate
    • Copy of Marriage certificate (signed between 1 to 3 months before application) if married.
    • Proof of sole responsibility for a child for a single parent
    • $100 (Non-Refundable/Non-Transferable Money order or Cashier’s check) for New/Renewal passport application.
    • In case of a lost passport. A police report is required and $ 150($ 50 are added to the $100 for regular application
    • Prepaid and self-addressed return envelope for the Embassy to send the passport back to the applicant once issued. preferably from FedEx or UPS for tracking and safety purposes

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

PASSPORT APPLICATION TAKE 2-3 MONTHS FOR PROCESSING.