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FAQs about Title transfer by Donation

This service allows landowners to transfer their land title to someone else as a donation. After the application is paid successfully, it is sent to the Sector Land Manager (SLM) or to the private notaries for processing. This service is provided by the National Land Authority (NLA).

The following are the most frequently asked questions about title transfer by Donation

  1. How much do I pay for a Title transfer by  Donation?

  • If you choose to use the government land notary, the price for this service is Rwf 500.

  • If you choose a private Notary you will pay 500 Rwf via IremboGov and an additional Rwf 6,500 to the notary upon notarization.

  1. Do I need an IremboGov account to apply for a transfer by donation?

Applicants should have an Irembo account 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 needed to apply for a Donation?

Rwandans should have a national ID number/passport number and foreigners should have a passport number.  A church/NGO/cooperative/professional association should have a name, a gazette number, an address, and a UPI. A company should have a name, a TIN, an address, a UPI, a phone number, and an email should be valid.

  1. Can I apply for a transfer by donation if I lost my original copy?

You should first apply for the land document replacement.

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

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

  1. How long does it for my application to be processed?

The processing time is 7 working days.

  1. When does the transfer by donation billing number expire?

The billing number expires after 30 days.

  1. 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 bill (SLM) or the District Land Admin (DLA) to cancel the pending transaction.

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