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How to Request to Add or Remove Land Owners

This service allows Rwandans and foreigners to update their land information in the land registry. This service is provided by the National Land Authority (NLA).

The processing time is 7 working days, and its price depends on the action type. 


  • Applicants should have an Irembo account to apply for this service or visit the nearest Irembo agent for assistance. 

  • Click here to find out how to create an account on IremboGov. 

  • Rwandan applicants should have a national ID number and a passport for foreigners. 

  • All applicants should have the land’s Unique Parcel Identifier (UPI).

  • A church/NGO/cooperative/professional association should have a name, a gazette number, an address, and a UPI. 

  • A company should have a name, a TIN, an address, and a UPI. 

  • The attachments are conditional. 

  • Applicants should have a valid phone number, email address, or both. 

Follow these simple steps on how to add or remove a land owner: 

  1. Visit and click on Log In to apply for this service. 

  1. Under Land, click on Title Details Update.

  1. Choose which service you want, “Requesting to Add or Remove Land Owners,” and click on Apply


  1. Fill in the Applicant Details. Applicants could be a Rwandan with a national ID or a foreigner with a passport, and the details will be retrieved and displayed on the right side of the page.

  1. Enter the Parcel Details and select a Reason for Modification

    • Rwandans and foreigners: 

  • A church/company/NGO/cooperative/professional association:

  1. Attach all the required documents in the right format and size. Attachments depend on the Action Type and Reason for Request

  2. Click on Next to proceed. 

  • Action Type: Add land owner. Request Type Attachment: Marriage or Other. 

  • Action Type: Remove land owner. Request Type Attachment: Death Certificate

  1. Verify that the information is accurate, enter a phone number and/or email address, check the verification box, and click Submit

  2. A billing number or ID (88….) will be generated for payment. 

  3. Applicants choose the mode of payment: offline (MTN, Airtel, or BK) or online (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express). For more information about payment modes, click here.

NOTE: Upon submitting an application and successfully completing the payment process via IremboGov, applicants will receive an SMS or email notification with details for further steps.

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