Passport Applications

New/Renew Passport Requirements

1. Write an application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration in Rwanda. The letter can be written in one of the three following languages: Kinyarwanda, English or French;

2. Fill in the passport application form (use capital letters). Click below to down load the form: Diaspora passport application form

3. Provide a copy of the former Rwandan passport and a Canadian immigration document (e.g. Indian Residential Permit permanent and copy of your visa)

4. Provide two colored passport pictures with a white background.

5. Passport fee payment (100$ USD or Rs. 7000 INR) made by Demand Draft at the name of “Rwanda High Commission” New Delhi.

Note:

For children under the age of 16, application for a passport consists of the following:

1. Write an application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration in Rwanda. The letter can be written in one of the three following languages: Kinyarwanda, English or French;

2. The child’s parents must sign the letter

3. Fill in the passport application form (use capital letters). Write full names of the child in the box provided. Click below to download the form: Diaspora passport application form

4. Photocopies of the parents’ identity cards or passports

5. Birth certificate of the child

6. Provide two colored passport pictures with a white background.

7. Provide a copy of the former Rwandan passport and a Indian immigration document (e.g. Residential Permit and copy of visa)

8. Passport fee payment (100$ USD or Rs. 7000 INR) made by Demand Draft at the name of “Rwanda High Commission” New Delhi.

Note:

1. It takes 1 to 3 months to obtain a passport (as of the date an application is made). This period is subject to possible irregularities identified by relevant services.

2. You can authorize someone to pick up your passport. You need to provide:

a. A notarized letter

b. A copy of his/her I.D/driving permit