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Frequently Asked Questions About Application for a Permit Renewal

This service allows users to renew their permits. The application is received and processed by the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration (DGIE) office. 

The following are the most frequently asked questions about Application for Permit Renewal: 

  1. How much do I pay for the permit renewal?

The price depends on the type of permit you want. Click here for more information. 

  1. Do I need an IremboGov account to apply for the permit renewal?

Applicants with or without an Irembo account can apply for this service.

  1. I am a foreigner who wants to keep working in Rwanda but my permit expired. Do I apply for a new permit?

No, you should apply for permit renewal

  1. My permit has expired. Do I apply for a new permit?

No, you will apply for permit renewal.

  1. What are the requirements to apply for the permit renewal?

Applicants should have document-type details (passport or other documents), a valid phone number and email address. Click here for more information.

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

The size of attachments allowed is:

  • A photo with white background (Format: JPG, Size: 500KB) 

  • Copy of passport (Format: PDF, Size: 500KB) 

  • Application letter and other certificates (Format: PDF, Size: 500KB)

  1. Do I need to pick up my renewed permit from the correction office I chose during the application process? 

Yes, you will visit the DGIE office or the Immigration and Emigration offices of your residence that you input while applying. 

  1. What is the processing time for the permit renewal?

The processing time of permit renewal is 7 days.

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