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High Commission of India in Kigali, Rwanda

High Commission of India in Kigali, Rwanda, located at Villa 67, KG 9 Avenue, Nyarutarama. View a location map, get driving directions to the High Commission of India, or view the information about the address, phone, office hours, official website, Facebook page, Twitter, consular services, holidays, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

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Location map of the High Commission of India in Kigali, Rwanda


Office website

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The following is a brief listing of services offered at the High Commission of India in Kigali, Rwanda.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents

Head of Mission

Shri Oscar Kerketta, High Commissioner

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to India without a visa. The most common types of India visas are the following.

  • Tourist Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Employment Visa
  • Student Visa
  • Research Visa
  • Medical Visa
  • Journalist Visa
  • Conference Visa
  • Transit Visa
  • Entry Visa

Indian Passports

The government of India issues several types of passports, including:

Regular Passport (Dark Blue cover): This is the standard passport issued to Indian citizens for general travel purposes. It is a "Type P" passport, P stands for Personal.

Diplomatic Passport (Maroon cover): Diplomatic passports are issued to diplomats, Members of Parliament, members of the Union Council of Ministers, and individuals representing the Indian government on diplomatic missions abroad. It is a "Type D" passport, D standing for Diplomatic.

Official Passport (White cover): Official passports are issued to government officials, members of the Indian Armed Forces, members of the Indian diplomatic corps, and individuals representing the Indian government on official business or diplomatic missions. It is a "Type S" passport, S stands for Service.

Consular Assistance

Indian embassies and consulates provide consular assistance and support to Indian citizens traveling abroad, including passport issuance, renewal, and replacement, and consular assistance for Indian nationals in emergencies, such as accidents, illnesses, or legal issues.

Emergency Travel Document (EC)

The Emergency Travel Document or Emergency Certificate (EC) is a one-way travel document issued to Indian citizens who have no valid travel documents and need to return to India on an emergency basis. EC is issued to those citizens of India to whom a new passport cannot be issued in an emergency in a short period of time. It allows the holder to travel back to India.

Diplomatic missions of India in neighbouring countries/regions of Rwanda:

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This page was last edited on 05 November 2022 at 08:49 AM (EST).