Passport Applications

The consular card is a prerequisite for all applicants. If you don’t have one, before you proceed to the next step, please submit your application by filling this form (Click here). Once approved, your consular card will be delivered to you in the same envelope as the document you are applying for.

    • 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.