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Frequently Asked Questions About Land Subdivision

Subdivision is one of the land services provided by the Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority (RLMUA). 

The following are the most frequently asked questions about subdivision:


How much do I pay for a land subdivision?

The price for subdivision is Rwf 10,000 and an additional Rwf 5,000 if you want a fiche cadastral.

Do I need an IremboGov account to apply for land subdivision?

Yes, you should have an IremboGov account to apply for this service or visit the nearest Irembo agent for assistance. 

How do I create an Irembo account?

To create an Irembo account, click here

What are the requirements needed to apply for land subdivision?

The applicant should have the owner's national ID or passport, the original copy of the land document, the approved deed plan for each parcel to be subdivided, and a survey report. They should also have a valid phone number, email address, or both.

Can I apply for land subdivision if I lost my original copy?

You should first apply for the land document replacement.

Do I need to pick up my land titles after applying for the land subdivision from the sector? 

Yes, you will pick up the land title’s hard copy from RLMUA after it has been processed.

What is the size of attachments allowed to be uploaded on IremboGov?

Land title and other certificates (Format: PDF, Size: 500KB) 

What is the processing time to get my new land document?

The processing time is 30 working days.

When does the land subdivision billing number expire?

The billing number expires in 30 days.

Can I apply for a new billing number when I have a pending billing number?

No, you will contact the IremboGov support team to cancel the pending billing number.

Can I apply for a new application when I have a pending application?

No, you will contact the Sector Land Manager (SLM) or the District Land Admin (DLA) to cancel the pending transaction.

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