How can I contact the Rwanda embassy DC

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The Rwanda Embassy is in Washington, with Mathilde Mukantabana serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy of Rwanda offers many services to the Rwanda Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Rwanda passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Rwanda visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

1714 – New Hampshire Avenue, Washington DC 20009
Tel: 202-232-2882

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To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Rwanda located in Washington, USA? 

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Rwanda, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Rwanda government. 

What are the other services offered by the Rwanda Consulate/ Embassy in Washington?

Community Services: Embassy dealing with aiding the distressed the Rwanda woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Rwanda diaspora, registration of new organization with the Rwanda Embassy, transportation of mortal remains to Rwanda with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Embassy

Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities, promotion of Rwanda exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Rwanda, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Rwanda 

Education: Publishing Rwanda centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Rwanda, registration of Rwanda student aboard, study in Rwanda promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations        

What type of passport services are provided by the Rwanda Embassy/Consulate? 

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Rwanda nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency Rwanda passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many Rwanda Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers? 

The Rwanda Embassy in Washington (address listed above) along with three Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travelers to and from Rwanda. 

Address of Rwanda Honorary Consulate in Boston

Honorary Consulate of Rwanda – Boston

151 Tremont Street, Suite 21K 

Boston, MA 02111, United States

Address of Rwanda Honorary Consulate in Chicago

Honorary Consulate of Rwanda – Chicago

540 Arguello Boulevard,

San Francisco, CA 94118 

Address of Rwanda Honorary Consulate in Houston

Honorary Consulate of Rwanda – Houston

455 – NBC Tower Building, North City Front Plaza Drive, Suite No. 850,

Chicago, Illinois 60611

Does a Consulate operate out of Washington Consulate/Embassy? 

There is no separate Consular address in Washington. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Rwanda Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Yes. The applicant can visit the Rwanda visa application centre for the submission of documents. They must be submitted by visiting the Rwanda Embassy/Consulate in Washington. In the case of an Rwanda e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Rwanda authorised visa agent.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Rwanda Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Yes, you must visit the Rwanda Embassy/Consulate in Washington to collect the documents. For Rwanda electronic visa, you don’t require to visit. 

What are the hours of operation of the Rwanda Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Rwanda Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Consular Service Hours are 09:05 AM to 01:00 PM and 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Rwanda Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Thursday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Embassy from time to time.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Rwanda Embassy in Washington observes can be found at the link below.

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Rwanda Embassy in Washington?

No, people residing in any location are eligible for services like the issue of passports and visa services.

What are the Rwanda visas you can apply with Click2Visas?

Apply Tourist E-Visa Single Entry to Rwanda
Tourist E-Visa Single Entry is a short stay visa that permits the holder to enter Rwanda for tourist and leisure purposes only and stay for an approved period of time.

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