The Consular office is open for passport applications and collections from Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 pm
Note: Passport applicants are required to state the new names of their places of birth according to the current administrative structure. Please find the correct map on the following website.
Passport Application Requirements
- Submission of duly completed passport application form (pdf) for new and renewal passport application.
- A typed application letter addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration in Rwanda through the High Commission in London. For parents applying for their child must both sign the letter and provide their child’s birth certificate, copies of passports, marriage certificate or proof of sole responsibility for a child for a single parent.
- Submission of photocopies of the following; resident permit or passport if applicant is a national of the country in which she/he is applying from, Rwanda National Identity card, a birth certificate and consular card.
- Submission of two photographs with a white background and both ears in view.
- Fee - £65(Non-Refundable/Non-Transferable) for New/Renewal passport application.
Passport Application Payments
The High Commission can no longer accept cash, postal orders or cheques for passport applications.
All persons applying for a passport should pay/transfer online the fee into the Rwanda High Commission Consular account shown below and submit their documents with proof of payment enclosed.
Passport Fee - £65.00(Non-Refundable/Non-Transferable).
Passport Replacement Fee - £90( Full passport fee plus extra charge of £25 for replacement due to loss, damage or theft)
Rwanda High Commission
Consular Account A/C No. 23389012
Sort Code: 40-62-54
SWIFT Code: GTBIGB2L
Address: GT Bank, 62 Margaret Street, London, W1W 8TF.
How to apply for a Passport
You can download a passport application form below, applications submitted by mail should be addressed to:
High Commission of Rwanda
120 - 122 Seymour Place, London, W1H 1NR
Click here to download a Passport Application form
Please ensure you enclose proof of payment with your application.