Embassy of the Netherlands in Kigali


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


Netherlands Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda Boulevard de Umuganda P.O. Box 6613 Kacyiru-Kigali Kigali Rwanda


(+250) 252 584 711 (+250) 252 584 378 / 48


(+250) 252 584 503






Mr Frans Makken - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Please check official website

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Dutch visa related matters contact the embassy in Kigali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.netherlandsandyou.nl/your-country-and-the-netherlands/rwanda) or contact the visa department by telephone (+250) 252 584 711 (+250) 252 584 378 / 48 or email kig@minbuza.nl

Consulates of the Netherlands in Rwanda

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

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

Dutch Consulates in Rwanda

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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