This service enables Rwandan citizens to apply for a national ID. The applicant must have a Citizen Application Number. A citizen without an application number should carry any document that has their picture and identification details. The service is provided at the sector level for citizens and at NIDA for Rwandans living abroad (diaspora). 

The processing time for a national ID is 30 days; its price is Rwf 500 and our service fee is Rwf 0 


  • Applicants need to fill in our form and we will serve as an Irembo agent to process the service for you.

  • Applicants should have a Citizen Application Number. 

  • Applicants living in Rwanda should have a supporting document that has their picture and identification details. For more information, reach out to the nearest sector.

  • 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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