Rwandan High Commission in Pretoria

The Embassy of Rwanda is located in Pretoria which is the city of South Africa.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of Rwanda located in South Africa is Vincent Karega, High Commissioner. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.

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Head of Mission: Vincent Karega, High Commissioner

COVID-19 Statistics - Rwanda
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Rwandan High Commission in Pretoria could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

Rwanda Tourists Details
Rwanda is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit Rwanda.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of Rwanda situated in South Africa. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, South Africa has a representation in Rwanda. The consulate services are granted to visitors from South Africa to Rwanda as well as to Afghan citizens in South Africa. These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarizing documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Absentee Tazkera
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa types granted by Rwanda are;

  • Rwanda Tourist Visa
  • Rwanda Business Visa
  • Rwanda Short-term entry visa to attend seminars/conferences
  • Rwanda Student Visa
  • Rwanda Medical Visa

You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.

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Do South Africa Citizens require VISA to travel to Rwanda? I saw it as a VISA Free Country? If Yes, can one be issued on arrival in Rwanda Kigali?