Passport size photo (original)
The photo should be attached to the application form by use of glue stick. Stapling and clipping the photo to the application form is not advisable.
Complete filled application form (original)
Permit application letter (original)
Addressed to the Director General of Immigration and Emigration
Curriculum Vitae (original)
Police clearance (original)
from the country where you have lived in for the last 6 months
Notarized Diploma / Degree (an authentic copy)
Employment Contract (original)
Recommendation letter (employer) (original)
Original receipt note (RRA) (original)
Waiting time in queue:
Attention at counter:
Waiting time until next step:
Max. 3 days
Law N° 04/2011 of 23/03/2011 on immigration and emigration in Rwanda
Ministerial order No 02/01 of 31/05/2011 establishing regulations and procedures implementing Immigr
This sub-class of Resident Permit shall be issued to a skilled worker sponsored by his/her employer and who possesses required qualifications or relevant work experience. The sponsor must prove that he/she have made a Labour Market Test and could not found an employee on the Rwanda Labour market.
Eligible dependants may accompany the principal applicant. But will have to apply for M2 resident permit.
Household staff would be granted a permit under permit Sub-class H2. A completed application, a letter from the Embassy confirming the employment relationship with a diplomat and the letter of recommendation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation will be sufficient.