This service allows the successor to inherit the land rights of the deceased landowner. After the application is paid successfully, it is sent to the District Land Administrator (DLA) for processing. This service is provided by the National Land Authority (NLA).
The processing time is 7 working days and the service is free.
Applicants should have an Irembo account to apply for this service or visit an Irembo Agent.
Click here to find out how to create an account on IremboGov.
The applicant (successor) should have the deceased’s ID number to apply to help them. The landowner’s ID should correspond to the land’s UPI.
Rwandans should have a national ID number and passport number for foreigners.
Rwandans and foreigners 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.
Attachments required include an authentic will/certificate, land documents of the parcel, heirs confirmation document, and certificate of the successor’s civil status.
Applicant should have a valid phone number, email address, or both.
Follow these simple steps to apply for land succession:
Visit www.irembo.gov.rw and click on Log In to start applying for this service.
Under Land, click on Title Transfer.
Select the service you want “Succession,” and click on Apply.
Fill in the Applicant Details. The applicant’s details are displayed on the right side of the page.
Enter the Parcel Details and Successor Details. Those details are displayed on the right side of the page. A church/NGO/cooperative/professional association should have a name, a gazette number, an address, and a UPI whereas a company should have a name, a TIN, an address, and a UPI.
Attach all the required documents in the right format and size.
Click on Next to proceed.
Verify that the information is true, enter a phone number and/or email address, check the verification box, and click on Submit.
A billing number/ID (88….) will be generated for payment.
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: After applying and paying successfully via IremboGov, the applicant receives a notification via SMS/Email to confirm the payment. After 7 days, the applicant is advised to go to the district with the required documents for further processing.