Rwanda travel Information
Rwanda travel information, Anyone planning a trip to the Land of a thousand hills should be aware that restrictions are subject to change at short notice hence all travelers should make proper research, carefully consider the need for travel and stay informed on current issues via credible news outlets.
COVID 19 travel guidelines
Travellers to Rwanda must present a negative PCR COVID test result, taken within 72 hours of departure. They must also complete a visitors locator form and upload their Covid-19 test certificate to this form before travelling. Mandatory PCR- tests are taken on arrival.
Testing at the airport costs $70 and payment guidance can be found on the passenger locator form. Visitors should isolate until they receive a negative test result. A negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours is required to leave Rwanda.
Guidelines with regards to Yellow fever
- All travelers traveling to Yellow Fever endemic countries should be vaccinated 10 days before traveling.
- To enter Rwanda, a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is not required to travelers (Residents/Non-Residents) coming from Yellow Fever non-endemic countries and without an active transmission outbreak of Yellow Fever.
- To enter Rwanda, a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is mandatory to travelers (Residents/Non-Residents) coming from Yellow Fever endemic countries and any country with an active Yellow Fever transmission outbreak
For more information visit covid-19 advisory Rwanda. Rwanda is generally safe and with low crime rate however there have reports of burglary and theft in Kigali. You should also take caution and be vigilant when it comes to your valuables. Courtesy of Rwanda Department of Foreign Affairs.