Embassy of Rwanda in Nairobi


The Rwandan Embassy in Kenya is a bilateral mission in Nairobi and promotes Rwandan interests in Kenya. The embassy of Rwanda also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Kenya. The Rwandan Embassy in Nairobi is headed by Mrs Yamina Karitanyi, High Commissioner of Rwanda to Kenya.


Rwandan High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya Gigiri, Limuru Road P.O. Box 30619 00100 Nairobi Kenya


(+254) 20 712 1321 / 2


(+254) 20 712 1324


rwanemba@wananchi.com ambanairobi@minaffet.com




Mrs Yamina Karitanyi, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Kenya require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Rwandan embassy in Nairobi 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 Rwanda

For all Rwandan visa related matters contact the embassy in Nairobi before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.kenya.embassy.gov.rw ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+254) 20 712 1321 / 2 or email rwanemba@wananchi.com ambanairobi@minaffet.com

Consulates of Rwanda in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi there could be additional Rwandan consulates located in Kenya.

Please check below for the locations of the Rwandan consulates in Kenya.

Rwandan Consulates in Kenya

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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