Please note The High Commission does not issue this certificate.

The Certificate of no impediment is issued by the UK authorities. The certificate can be obtained from a Registrar of Marriages, or you can obtain a statutory declaration or affidavit as an unmarried person from a commissioner of oaths, or alternatively you can apply online through the General Register office.

Please see further information from the UK authorities:

On marriage abroad: https://www.gov.uk/marriage-abroad

On the General Register Office: https://www.gov.uk/general-register-office

The High Commission will then certify this certificate before you can use it in Rwanda.

The service costs fifty pounds (£50).


The High Commission DOES NOT process payment by cash, postal orders or cheques. All payments must be made by bank transfer, online transfer or direct cash deposit to the Rwanda High Commission Consular Account using the details below:

NOTE: All applications must be submitted with a proof of payment (i.e. Payment receipt, payment confirmation, cash deposit receipt from our bank, transfer receipt from your bank, screenshot of online banking transfer with amount, date and account information visible)

Bank Account Details;

Account Name: Rwanda High Commission

Bank Account Details for Non-East African Travel Visas A/C No: 23389012

Sort Code: 60-83-03

IBAN: GB95GTBI60830323389012 | SWIFT Code: GTBIGB2L

Address: GT Bank, 62 Margaret Street, London, W1W 8TF.

Please use applicant’s name as payment reference