Embassy of Rwanda in Abuja


The Rwandan Embassy in Nigeria is a bilateral mission in Abuja and promotes Rwandan interests in Nigeria. The embassy of Rwanda also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Nigeria. The Rwandan Embassy in Abuja is headed by Mr Joseph Habineza, High Commissioner of Rwanda to Nigeria.


Rwandan High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria 1, Justice Mohammed Bello Street Off Jose Marti Crescent Asokoro Abuja Nigeria


(+234) 704 517 3652






Mr Joseph Habineza, High Commissioner

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nigeria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Rwandan embassy in Abuja 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 Abuja before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) 704 517 3652 or email jhabineza@minaffet.gov.rw

Consulates of Rwanda in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja there could be additional Rwandan consulates located in Nigeria.

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

Rwandan Consulates in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja, 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 Nigeria ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Rwandan Embassy in Abuja offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Nigeria to Rwanda as wel as for Rwandan citizens in Nigeria. 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.