Embassy of Japan in Kigali


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


Japanese Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda Plot no. 1236, Kacyiru, South Gasabo P.O. Box 3072 Kigali Rwanda


(+250) (252) 500 884


(+250) (252) 500 885


j.m.maniragaba@kq.mofa.go.jp m.j.michel23@gmail.com




Mr Kunio Hatanaka - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Japanese visa related matters contact the embassy in Kigali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.rw.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+250) (252) 500 884 or email j.m.maniragaba@kq.mofa.go.jp m.j.michel23@gmail.com

Consulates of Japan in Rwanda

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

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

Japanese Consulates in Rwanda

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