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How to renew laissez-passer?

The service allows applicants to renew their expired laissez-passer. The processing time is 2 working days.

It’s very simple! Here’s what you need:

  1. Visit Irembo Platform. www.new.irembo.gov.rw

  1. Click on Laissez-passer UNDER Immigration and Emigration

  2. Choose Renew laissez-passer and click on Apply

  1. Choose Who you are applying for

      You can choose whether you are applying for adult or child.

  • If you are a Rwandan citizen above 16 years you will use your National ID

  • If you are a Rwandan citizen below 16 years you will use your Citizen Application Number

  1. After filling in the ID number/ Application number, click on the blue search button in the space to retrieve the details.

              

 

APPLICANTS:

Adult: (service fee is 10000 Rwf)

  • Fill in your ID number and retrieve details

  • Fill in your residence details

  • Fill in your profession, Employer and Height (not mandatory)

  • Fill in your previous Laissez-passer number and its place of issuance

  • Fill in the issued date, expiry date, purpose of travel and the country of destination 

  • Attach the required attachments with the required format and size

         

 

Child:( service fee is 5000 RWF)

  • Choose minor category (child living with both parents alive, living with guardians, living with both parents legally married, living with divorced parents and child living with single parent mother/father)

  • Fill in child application number and retrieve details

  • Fill in residence details

  • Fill in Height (not mandatory)

  • Fill in all the remaining details (Laissez-passer number, place of issuance, issued date, expiry date, purpose of travel and destination country)

  • Attach all the attachments with the required format and size

  • Click on next, fill in your phone number/email and submit

  • You will receive a billing number (990187643521) and Pay.

 

Attachments:  To upload all the bellow attachments, you click on the blue button with a PLUS sign in it , go to the folder where you saved your document click on it and click on open. It will be uploaded

 

Adult

 

   -Passport photo (JPG, size: 500KB)

   -Signature (PDF, 50KB)

   - Copy of national ID (PDF, 500KB)

   -Copy old laissez-passer (PDF, 500KB) not mandatory

 

Child

 

* Living with both parents (legally married)

Copy of national ID of both parents (PDF, 500KB)

- Application letter signed by the parents (PDF, 500KB)

- Marriage certificate (PDF, 500KB)

- Signature (write names of child) (PDF, 50KB)

- Birth certificate (PDF, 500KB)

- Child passport photo (JPG, size: 500KB)

- Copy old laissez-passer (PDF, 500KB) not mandatory

 

*Living with guardians (Orphans)

-Copy of national ID /passport of the guardian (PDF, 500KB)

-Application letter signed by the Guardian (PDF, 500KB)

-Death certificate of the deceased parents (PDF, 500KB)

-Copy of guardianship (PDF, 500KB)

-- Signature (write names of child) (PDF, 50KB)

- Birth certificate (PDF, 500KB)

- Child passport photo (JPG, size: 500KB)

- Copy old laissez-passer (PDF, 500KB) not mandatory

 

 

* Living with guardians (parents alive)

-Copy of national ID /passport of the guardian (PDF, 500KB)

-Application letter signed by the Guardian (PDF, 500KB)

-Copy of guardianship (PDF, 500KB)

-Notarized power of attorney signed by parents (PDF, 500KB)

-- Signature (write names of child) (PDF, 50KB)

- Birth certificate (PDF, 500KB)

- Child passport photo (JPG, size: 500KB)

- Copy old laissez-passer (PDF, 500KB) not mandatory

 

*Living with divorced parents

- Copy of national ID of both parents (PDF, 500KB)

-Certificate of divorce (PDF, 500KB)

-Application letter of parents or one parent depending on court judgements (PDF, 500KB)

- Signature (write names of child) (PDF, 50KB)

- Birth certificate (PDF, 500KB)

- Child passport photo (JPG, size: 500KB)

- Copy old laissez-passer (PDF, 500KB) not mandatory

 

*Living with a single parent (case of death)

- Copy of national ID (PDF, 500KB)

-Application letter (PDF, 500KB)

-Death certificate of the deceased parent (PDF, 500KB)

- Signature (write names of child) (PDF, 50KB)

- Birth certificate (PDF, 500KB)

- Child passport photo (JPG, size: 500KB)

- Copy old laissez-passer (PDF, 500KB) not mandatory

 

*Living with single parent(Father)

-Copy of national ID of both parents (PDF, 500KB)

-Child recognition record (PDF, 500KB)

-Application letter signed by the parents (PDF, 500KB)

- Signature (write names of child) (PDF, 50KB)

- Birth certificate (PDF, 500KB)

- Child passport photo (JPG, size: 500KB)

- Copy old laissez-passer (PDF, 500KB) not mandatory

*Living with single parent(Mother)

-Copy of national ID (PDF, 500KB)

-Application letter signed by the parents (PDF, 500KB)

-Certificate of being single (PDF, 500KB)

- Signature (write names of child) (PDF, 50KB)

- Birth certificate (PDF, 500KB)

- Child passport photo (JPG, size: 500KB)

- Copy old laissez-passer (PDF, 500KB) not mandatory