The certificate of nationality is issued to a Rwandan citizen to confirm his/her nationality as a Rwandan. The application is processed by local Government authorities at the sector level. The service is provided by the Ministry of Local Governance (MINALOC).
The following are the most frequently asked questions about Certificate of nationality:
How much do I pay for a certificate of nationality?
The certificate of nationality costs Rwf 1,500.
Do I need an IremboGov account to apply for a certificate of nationality?
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 needed to apply for a certificate of nationality?
The applicant should have a national ID number or Child id (for minors), a valid phone number, and an email address.
Can I submit my certificate of nationality application to any sector?
Yes, you can submit the application to any preferred sector.
Where can I get my certificate of full identity once it has been approved?
The certificate of nationality is an E-certificate. You can download it on IremboGov using the application number or billing number.
What is the validity of a certificate of nationality?
The certificate of nationality has lifetime validity.
What is the processing time for a certificate of nationality?
The processing time is 1 working day.
How do I know the authenticity of the certificate of nationality generated via IremboGov?
To find out how to verify the authenticity of the e-certificate, click here.
Can I download another certificate of nationality if the one I had is lost/damaged?
Yes, you can download the certificate as many times as possible.