Office of the Canadian High Commission to Rwanda in Kigali

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

General Contact Information

Street Address
Office of the Canadian High Commission
59, KN16 Ave, Kiyovu, Kigali, Rwanda
Kigali, Rwanda

Postal Address
Office of the Canadian High Commission
P.O. Box 1177
Kigali, Rwanda

Telephone:  (+250) 252 554 800

Fax: (+250) 252 554 810


Hours of operation

Monday to Thursday: 08:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 08:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Passport, citizenship, registration and consular services
Monday to Friday: 08:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Statutory Holidays - 2021

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Friday, January 1New Year’s Day
Monday, February 1National Heroes' Day (Rwanda)
Monday, April 5Easter Monday
Wednesday, April 7Memorial Day - 1994 Genocide Against Tutsi (Rwanda)
Thursday. July 1Canada Day (Canada) / Independence Day (Rwanda)
Monday, July 5Liberation Day (Rwanda)
Friday, August 6Thanksgiving (Rwanda)
Monday, September 6Labor Day (Canada)
Monday, October 11Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
Monday, December 27Christmas Day (in lieu)
Tuesday, December 28Boxing Day (in lieu)

* In the case where a holiday is on Friday, the previous Thursday will be considered as a compressed day.