Consulate General of the Republic of Rwanda in Australia

Rwanda can be entered by flying to Kigali National Airport (Code: KGL) or from bordering countries at the border crossings. Read the Visa Information to determine whether you will need to apply for a visa prior to visiting Rwanda.

Currently, there are no direct flights that leave Australia and land in Rwanda. It is recommended that you leave sufficient time between connecting flights to ensure that you do not miss subsequent flights.


What immunisations and vaccinations do I need?

All travellers should visit either their personal doctor or a travel health clinic six to eight weeks before departure.

Yellow Fever immunisations/vaccinations are compulsory for travel to all areas of Rwanda if you are coming from a nation affected by it.

The following immunisations/vaccinations are recommended for travel to all areas of Rwanda:

  • Diphtheria
  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria prophylaxis (with Lariam, Malarone, or doxycycline)
  • Polio
  • Tetanus
  • Typhoid

The following immunisations/vaccinations should be considered for travel to all areas of Rwanda:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

Please consult with your doctor for more specific advice.


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