Conference Visa (V5)
This visa shall be issued to a person intending to participate in a meeting or a conference.
Everyone must apply in his own right.
Where Applications can be made
Applications can be made online through Irembo
At a Rwandan Diplomatic Mission
The travel document should be valid for six months from the day of entry.
Single or Multiple Entries
Is Work authorized?
Work other than conference is not authorized
Change of Status
Applicants may apply to the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration for another class of visa/residence permit while they are in Rwanda and their current visa remains valid.
Only in special circumstances
Note: To avoid penalties, the applicant should apply/renew visa in time before expiration of current visa. Penalty fee is FRW 20,000 for a delay of 6 to 15 days. Article 34 of the Ministerial Order establishing procedures and regulations categorizes other penalties from 16 days to 9 months and above.