The certificate of residence certifies where a Rwandan or foreigner (adult or minor) resides at the moment of application. An applicant who once resided in Rwanda is also eligible for this service. The application is processed by local government authorities at the sector of residence. This service is provided by the Ministry of Local Government (MINALOC).

The processing time is 1 working day; the service costs Rwf 1,500 and our service fee is Rwf 300.


  • Applicants need to fill in our form and we will serve as an Irembo agent to process the service for you.
  • Rwandans should have a national ID number or a Citizen Application Number for children. 

  • Foreigners should have a passport number. 

  • Applicants should have a valid phone number, email address, or both. 

  • NB: You will have to pay yourself through mobile money and you will receive a payment notification. We can also help you and process the payment for you but there will be a 15% processing and transaction fee. We only give you this offer when you are only able to pay with your bank card, we will let you pay through our secure system because we are not allowed to receive your card information.

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