Rwanda Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Rwanda
Capital city: Kigali
Currency: Rwanda Franc (RWF)
Local time: GMT + 2
Telephone code: + 250
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by passengers of 18 years of age and older:- max. 250 grams of tobacco products;- 1 liter of spirits (incl. liquors) and 2 li... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Passengers can import firearms and ammunition if holding a permit issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda. They must be transported as ... More information

Export regulations:

Game trophy can only be exported with a special permit from the Game Department. ... More information


Dogs and cats must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued at the point of origin. Dogs: vaccination Flury LEP (against rabies) ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Rwanda.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Allowed. Local currency (Rwandan Franc-RWF): up... More information

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