Embassy of France in Kigali


The French Embassy in Rwanda is a bilateral mission in Kigali and promotes French interests in Rwanda. The embassy of France also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Rwanda. The French Embassy in Kigali is headed by Mr Laurant Contini - Ambassador of France to Rwanda.


French Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda Rue du Doputo Kamuzinzi P.O. Box 441 Kigali Rwanda


(+250) 252 551 800


(+250) 252 551 820





Mr Laurant Contini - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Rwanda require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the French 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 France

For all French visa related matters contact the embassy in Kigali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-rw.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+250) 252 551 800 or email

Consulates of France in Rwanda

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

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

French Consulates in Rwanda

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