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Renew Laissez-passer


This service allows Rwandans to renew their expired laissez-passer.


Who can apply?


Only Rwandans, adult and child  apply for this service


What is needed to apply?


You will need:

  • ID number for Adult
  • Application number for a registered child
  • Copy of of National ID
  • Laissez-passer number
  • Issued and expiry Date
  • Passport photo
  • Signature (Write names of the child)
  • Phone number or email address


What you need to know:


The processing time is 3 working days. The price for an adult is 10,000 RWF while for a child is 5,000 RWF.


How do I apply for renewal of the Laissez-passer?


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


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

2. Click on Laissez-passer UNDER Immigration and Emigration

3. Choose Renew laissez-passer and click on Apply

4. Choose Who you are applying for

5..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

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

 

APPLICANTS:

Adult: (service fee is 10,000 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


Note That  : Any field with the red asterisk is mandatory.



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


Note That  : Any field with the red asterisk is mandatory.


  • You will receive a billing number (990304060912) and Pay.

Attachments:  To upload all the below 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

 

 

 

 

After you apply: After having successfully paid via IremboGov, the Applicant waits for a feedback notification from the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration about when to come and collect the document.