Embassy of Germany in Kigali


The German Embassy in Rwanda is a bilateral mission in Kigali and promotes German interests in Rwanda. The embassy of Germany also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Rwanda. The German Embassy in Kigali is headed by Elmar Timpe - Ambassador of Germany to Rwanda.


German Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda 10, Avenue Paul VI Kigali Rwanda


(+250) 280 57 52 22 (+250) 280 57 51 41


(+250) 280 57 72 67 (+250) 280 50 20 87






Elmar Timpe - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Rwanda require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the German embassy in Kigali you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Germany

For all German visa related matters contact the embassy in Kigali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.kigali.diplo.de ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+250) 280 57 52 22 (+250) 280 57 51 41 or email info@kigali.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in Rwanda

Next to the embassy in Kigali there could be additional German consulates located in Rwanda.

Please check below for the locations of the German consulates in Rwanda.

German Consulates in Rwanda

Next to the embassy in Kigali, Germany has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Germany does not have any consulates located in Rwanda ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the German Embassy in Kigali offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Rwanda to Germany as wel as for German citizens in Rwanda. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, German nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.