The Certificate of Divorce is issued to Rwandans who have undergone the process of annulling their marriage. The certificate is a confirmation of one’s civil status as Divorced after the judgment is passed by a court of law. The certificate is issued at the sector office upon issuance of a copy of the court judgment, which confirms that the married couple has divorced.
The following are the most frequently asked questions about certificate of divorce:
How much do I pay for a certificate of divorce?
You will pay Rwf 1,500.
Do I need an IremboGov account to apply for a certificate of divorce?
Yes, you should have an Irembo account to apply for it 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 to apply for a certificate of divorce on IremboGov?
You should have identification details and a valid phone number, email address, or both.
Can I submit my certificate of divorce application to any sector?
It is advisable to submit the application to the sector where your divorce is recorded.
Do I need to pick up my certificate of divorce from the sector I chose during the application process?
No, The certificate of divorce is an E-certificate. You can download it on IremboGov using the application number or billing number.
What is the processing time for a certificate of divorce?
The processing time is 1 working day.
What is the validity of the certificate of divorce?
The certificate of divorce has a lifetime validity until you change your civil status.
How do I know the authenticity of the certificate of divorce generated via IremboGov?
To find out how to verify the authenticity of the e-certificate, click here.
Can I download another certificate of divorce if the one I had is lost or damaged?
Yes, you can download the certificate as many times as possible.