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Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce Record

The Divorce Record is issued to Rwandan citizens who have undergone the process of canceling their marriage. It is a confirmation of one’s civil status as "Divorced". It is either automatically processed by the Civil Registration System or manually processed by local government authorities at the sector level, upon issuance of a copy of the court judgment which confirms that the person is divorced.

The following are the most frequently asked questions about Divorce Record:

  1. How much do I pay for a divorce record?

You will pay Rwf 1,500. 

  1. Do I need an IremboGov account to apply for a divorce record?

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

  1. How do I create an Irembo account?

To create an Irembo account, click here

  1. What are the requirements to apply for a divorce record on IremboGov?

You should have your identification details (You and your ex-spouse), legal marriage and divorce details, court order or other proof of divorce with a valid phone number, email address, or both.

  1. What is the requirement to apply for a divorce record for the second time on IremboGov after September 2022?

  • You should have your identification details, the system will automatically display the information you filled in for the first application and the certificate is generated as soon as the payment is done successfully., 

  • A valid phone number, email address, or both.

  1. Do I need to pick up my divorce record from the sector I chose during the application process? 

No, The divorce record is an E-certificate. You can download it on IremboGov using the application number or billing number. Click here

  1. What is the processing time of a divorce record?

The processing time is 1 working day.

  1. What is the validity of the divorce record?

The divorce record has a lifetime validity until you change your civil status.

  1. How do I know the authenticity of the divorce record generated via IremboGov? 

To find out how to verify the authenticity of the e-certificate, click here.

  1. Can I download another divorce record if the one I had is lost or damaged?

Yes, you can download the certificate as many times as possible.

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