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About the US embassy and its location in Kigali, Rwanda.

U.S. Embassy in Kigali

2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie (Kacyiru)

P.O. Box 28 KigaliRWANDA

Phone: (250) 252 596 400

2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie (Kacyiru) P.O. Box 28 KigaliRWANDA

Visa information for tourist and business visits to the U . S . for citizens from Rwanda

Rwanda is not participating in the Visa Waiver Program . If you want to visit the USA for the purpose of business or tourism you will have to apply for a regular visit visa(B1 / B2)

Apply for your B1 / B2 visa

Do you hold a passport for a country other than Rwanda? Check if you are eligible for ESTA!

Check your eligibility

About Rwanda

Rwanda is located in central Africa. The main languages spoken in Rwanda are English, French, Swahili and Kinyarwanda. The current population (as of 2015) is 11,262,564. Rwanda has a human development index (HDI) of 0.524 and therefore can be considered as country with low human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Rwanda. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Kigali

Kigali is located in the province of Kigali and is the capital of Rwanda. 1,132,686 people are living in Abuja (as of 2012). The city is very important and represents Rwanda internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Kigali, Rwanda

Offices located within the US embassy located in Kigali include:

  • Consular Section
  • Defense Attaché
  • Economic and Commercial
  • Executive Section
  • Management Office
  • Office of Security Cooperation
  • PEACECORPS
  • PEPFAR
  • Political Section
  • Public Affairs Section
  • Regional Security Office
  • USAID

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Kigali, Rwanda

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here: https://evisaforms.state.gov/Instructions/SchedulingSystem.asp

You can contact them via phone (250) 252 596 400.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Kigali, Rwanda

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit https://rw.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/ for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Kigali, Rwanda

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.