Rwanda is a landlocked East African country with a green, mountainous landscape. Its renowned Volcanoes National Park is home to mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. The park encompasses 4,507m-tall Mt. Karisimbi and 4 other forested volcanoes. In the southwest is Nyungwe National Park, with ancient montane rainforest that’s a habitat for chimpanzees and other primates.
Visas are not required by SA passport holders, provided the stay does not exceed three months.
For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy.
Currency: Franc (FRW)
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Note that a certified copy is acceptable at the border post. Persons whose vehicles are still being financed by the bank will not have original vehicle registration papers. They would therefore use the vehicle license papers (where the renewal disk is cut out yearly), or
Must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorisation to take the vehicle across the border including dates. Both the bank letter and license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths
Please carry an affidavit from the police giving you authorisation from the owner / financial institution to take the vehicle abroad
Compulsory – obtained at the border post