Covid-19 Travel Information for Tourists
All individuals who are entering Rwanda must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 5 Days before departure.
1. All passengers will have to complete a Health Declaration Form before leaving Rwanda.
2. All Passengers entering or transiting through Rwanda must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, passengers younger than 5 years are excluded.
3. All Passengers will be subjected to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival and then quarantine
4. Airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken two weeks before arrival.
Covid-19 Tourist Information Rwanda
The Rwandan Government has put up some guidlines for all passengers arriving and departing Rwanda. The guidelines are mandatory for all arriving passengers, including individuals who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
All individuals who are entering Rwanda must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 5 Days before departure. You will then be required to self quarantine at a designated hotel for atleast 24 hours as one waits results of second COVID-19 test, conducted on arrival.
Lock down Details
Health measures must be complied with, including physical distancing, wearing of face masks and hand hygiene. Penalties will be applied for non-compliance.
Physical meetings are allowed but should not exceed 30% of venue capacity. COVID – 19 testing may be required for meetings of more than 20 people.
Public offices will resume with essential staff at no more than 30% capacity while other employees continue working from home on a rotational basis.
Private businesses will continue with only the essential staff and not more than 30% capacity, other employees may continue working from home. Malls will continue for essential vendors and must not exceed 50% of traders.
All schools (public and private), including universities, shall resume
Public transport resume and will not exceed 75% of total carrying capacity. Passengers in buses will maintain social distancing and only passengers with masks will be allowed on board.
Motos and bicycles are permitted to carry passengers and must observe strict hygiene and should wear face masks.
Restaurants and Hotels will open with not more than a 30% occupancy limit and shall operate not past 8pm.
Bars remain closed.
Mosques, Churches and other places of worship will resume not allowing more than 30% maximum occupancy.
Tourism activity will continue in strict adherence with COVID–19 health guidelines, Includes hotels, tour operators and transport services. Tourists and service providers shall inform the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) of itineraries
Individual and non-contact outdoor sports activities are permitted.
Gyms and recreational centers remain closed.
Attendance at a wake/vigil (Ikiriyo) and Funeral gatherings should not exceed 20 persons.
Civil and religious weddings will continue, with a limited number of not exceeding 20 persons and must comply with all COVID – 19 preventive measures.