Embassy of Switzerland in Kigali


The Swiss Embassy in Rwanda is a bilateral mission in Kigali and promotes Swiss interests in Rwanda. The embassy of Switzerland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Rwanda. The Swiss Embassy in Kigali is headed by , Charge dAffaires a.i. of Switzerland to Rwanda.


Swiss Embassy Office in Kigali, Rwanda, Bd de la Revolution 38, B.P. 597, Kigali, Rwanda


(+250) 252 57 55 34 and (+250) 252 57 57 38


(+250) 252 57 24 61






, Charge dAffaires a.i.

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Swiss visa related matters contact the embassy in Kigali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.cooperation-suisse.admin.ch/grandslacs) or contact the visa department by telephone (+250) 252 57 55 34 and (+250) 252 57 57 38 or email kigali@sdc.net

Consulates of Switzerland in Rwanda

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

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

Swiss Consulates in Rwanda

Next to the embassy in Kigali, Switzerland has consulates in the following cities: Kigali

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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