For holders of diplomatic and official passports:
For holders of national passports and other travel documents:
Visa required for holders of an emergency travel document in transit.
ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Citizens of Serbia may enter Rwanda. Covid-19 testing is no longer a requirement prior to boarding the flight to Rwanda, nor upon arrival at Kigali International Airport. However, regular Covid-19 testing is encouraged.
Certain meeting venues and national parks require Covid-19 tests. Testing is available at health facilities and other designated sites for 5,000 RWF (or US$5) for rapid antigen tests, and 50,000 RWF (or US$50) for PCR tests (required for all visits to primates in Volcanoes, Nyungwe and Gishwati-Mukura National Parks).
Face masks are no longer mandatory in Rwanda, but people are encouraged to wear a face mask in public indoors/closed spaces. In addition, the public is urged to get frequently tested while continuing to observe preventive measures including social distancing and hand hygiene.
Covid-19 test is no longer a requirement to depart Rwanda by air. However, Covid testing (at own cost) is available for all travelers whose final destination requires one at health centers and other designated sites.
ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY
A visa is required for Serbian citizens entering Rwanda. A single-entry visa may be obtained upon arrival in Rwanda, or via website https://irembo.gov.rw/rolportal/web/dgie/single-entry-visa, or through the embassy of Rwanda in Berlin, Germany (tel. 00 49 30 20 91 65 90, fax. 00 49 30 20 91 65 959, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Visa types available include tourist, transit, family, conference, and diplomatic visas. Current Rwanda-visa fees are available at https://irembo.gov.rw/rolportal/web/dgie/single-entry-visa. Passport must be valid for at least another 6 months, or 1 year for the purposes of obtaining resident status. The official WHO’s International Certificate of Vaccination for yellow fever or Yellow card is required.
Bringing in or taking out local currency is prohibited. There are no restrictions on bringing in other convertible currencies. Travellers are allowed to bring in a total of 200 cigarettes and 1 litre of spirits. It is prohibited to bring in drugs, pornographic material, and firearms. Taking live animals and products from protected species (leather, corals, ebony, etc.) out of the country is prohibited and punishable by prison sentence.
SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT
No social security agreement has been concluded.
HEALTH SITUATION — More information on the current health situation is available on the website of the World Health Organization website: https://www.who.int/.
There are risks of yellow fever and malaria in lower regions, including insect and reptile bites, jaundice, hepatitis, cholera, amoeba, water worms, etc. People not used to high altitudes may experience altitude sickness. Bottled water is the only safe drinking water.
SECURITY SITUATION — Security in the capital Kigali is at a high level. The capital Kigali, and the country in general, are extremely clean and organised. Travellers should be on alert for pickpocketing and petty theft. Travelling to the parts bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo is not recommended.
TRANSPORT — The only international airport in Rwanda is in the capital Kigali.
Due to underdeveloped road network, the use of off-road vehicles is recommended. Local buses operate between populated areas. Rwanda follows right-hand traffic (RHT) and uses left-hand drive (LHD) vehicles.
OTHER INFORMATION — It is recommended to travel to Rwanda through travel agencies, while individual trips require preparation and thorough planning. Tourist visits to gorilla habitats are very well organised and very popular.
In addition to the local language, English is used in the capital Kigali and some other tourist destinations, but French is the most common foreign language in Rwanda.
The national currency in Rwanda is the Rwandan Franc. International payment cards (VISA, etc.) are accepted in Rwanda, especially in better hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, etc. Only the new US dollar bills can be exchanged.
For consular assistance and protection while in Rwanda, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Nairobi, Kenya, which covers Rwanda on a non-residential basis, (address: Benin Drive 1032, Runda, Nairobi), at one of the following telephone numbers: 00 254 79 45 88 515, 00 254 73 46 01 031, 00 254 73 27 55 554, and e-mails: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.