Rwanda Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
March 22, 2018

Rwanda - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

O E N H U T C

Exercise normal precautions in Rwanda.

Reconsider Travel To:

  • The Rwanda-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border due to armed conflict.            

Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Rwanda:

Rwanda-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border

The armed group Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda operates in eastern DRC near the border.

Congolese armed forces and UN peacekeepers continue combat operations against armed groups in North and South Kivu provinces. Violence sporadically targets civilians, including rape, kidnapping, and pillaging.

Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas

Travel Advisory Levels

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Kigali
2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie (Kacyiru),
Kigali
Telephone
250-252-596-400-7000 (Monday through Thursday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
Emergency
250-252-596-400, and dial 1
Fax
250-252-596-591

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