Embassy of the United Kingdom in Kigali


The British Embassy in Rwanda is a bilateral mission in Kigali and promotes British interests in Rwanda. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Rwanda. The British Embassy in Kigali is headed by Mr Benedict Llewellyn-Jones, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Rwanda.


British High Commission in Kigali, Rwanda Parcelle No 1131 Boulevard de lUmuganda Kacyiru Sud BP 576 Kigali Rwanda


(+250) 252 556 000


(+250) 252 582 044






Mr Benedict Llewellyn-Jones, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Rwanda require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British 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 the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in Kigali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinrwanda.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+250) 252 556 000 or email bhc.kigali@fco.gov.uk

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Rwanda

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

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

British Consulates in Rwanda

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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