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FAQs about clearance certificates to transfer a deceased body abroad

This service facilitates the acquisition of a clearance certificate, enabling the transfer of a deceased individual's body from Rwanda to their home country for burial. The applicant submits the necessary information and documents to the Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) for review and processing.

The following are some of the frequently asked questions about clearance certificates to transfer a deceased body abroad

  1. How much does the service cost?

The service is free of charge.

  1. Can I apply for this service without an Irembo account?

Yes, applicants with or without an Irembo account can use this service.

  1. How can I create an IremboGov account?

Click here to learn how you can create an account. 

  1. What are the prerequisites for applying for a clearance certificate?

You need a valid form of identification (national ID, passportforeigner ID, or refugee ID) and a valid phone number and/or email address.

  1. What information or documents are required during the application process?

You need details about the applicant, the deceased person, death information, and a correctly formatted death certificate. Ensure all required documents are uploaded.

  1. How long does it take to process the clearance certificate to transfer a deceased body abroad?

The processing time is 1day from the date of the application.

  1. Once the certificate is approved, how can I get it?

Irembo will notify you when your certificate is ready, and you can download it. You can check the status on the IremboGov platform.

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