US Embassy Kigali

Learn all there is about the U.S. Embassy in Kigali, including:

  • Who to contact in the US Embassy Kigali regarding visa issues
  • How and where in Kigali to get your medical exam
  • Everything you need to know about your visa appointment interview at the U.S. Embassy Kigali.

For general information on getting a visa to the United States, check out our other helpful immigration guides:

US Embassy Kigali Contact Information

The main address of the US Embassy Kigali

Below is the address and general contact information for the U.S. Embassy Kigali.


2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie, (Kacyiru) Kigali, Rwanda

Are you looking for U.S. Embassy Kigali contact information? Each individual U.S. consulate or embassy can have many, many phone numbers, email addresses, and other contact information. The information you need will depend on your specific situation.

Read below to find out how to contact the right person at the Kigali U.S. Embassy.

For questions relating to Immigrant Visas (IVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States permanently, then you are applying for an immigrant visa. To contact US Embassy Kigali for questions relating to an immigrant visa, use the contact information below.

For questions relating to Nonimmigrant Visas (NIVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States on a temporary basis, then you should be applying for a nonimmigrant visa (NIV). To contact U.S. Embassy Kigali for questions relating to nonimmigrant visa applications, use the information below:

For questions relating to Fiance Visas:

If you live in Rwanda and are engage to be married to a U.S. citizen, you may be interested in getting a fiance visa. To ask questions relating to fiance visas, contact someone at the Kigali US Embassy by using the following email address:

For questions relating to Diversity Visas:

If are a national of Rwanda, and have entered the U.S. diversity visa lottery, you can direct your questions to the US Embassy Kigali by using the following email address:

US Embassy Kigali Immigration Medical Exam

To get an immigrant visa through the Kigali US Embassy , you will need to get an immigration medical exam before your visa interview appointment. Learn more about when and where to get a medical exam, how to schedule one, what to bring to the exam, and what to do afterwards.


How and Where To Get Your Immigration Medical Exam

If your visa interview appointment is in Kigali, only a designated panel physician in Rwanda can perform your medical exam.

Below is a list of designated panel physicians in Kigali.

Deva Medical Center

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Gasasira

KG 9 AV 519 Street, No. 6, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda

How to schedule a medical exam with Deva Medical Center:

When are appointments available at Deva Medical Center?

Cost of medical exam at Deva Medical Center:

Types Cost
Adult 60 USD
Children (2-14) 60 USD
Infants (0-2) 60 USD

Additional Costs

  • Vaccinations

Special Instructions for Medical Exam

Methods of payment:

What to bring to the medical exam

  • Your visa interview appointment letter
  • Photo identification (your passport or national ID card)
  • 4 recent photographs
  • Copy of immunization records
  • DS-260 confirmation pages

US Embassy Kigali Visa Appointment

Here you can learn everything you need to know regarding your immigrant visa appointment at the Kigali US Embassy . Find out where to go and what to bring, along with instructions on cancelling or rescheduling your Kigali US Embassy appointment.

What to Bring to Your Immigrant Visa Interview Appointment at the US Embassy Kigali

  • Your interview letter from National Visa Center (NVC)
  • Your passport (unexpired, and valid for six months beyond your date of intended entry to U.S.)
  • Two (2) color photographs of each person applying for a visa (5 cm x 5 cm, or 2 inch x 2 inch)
  • DS-260 Confirmation Page
  • Medical examination results in sealed envelope
  • Original and certified copies of birth certificates for all children of main applicant, even if the child is not immigrating to U.S.
  • I-864 Affidavit of Support and supporting documents (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Proof of U.S. Petitioner’s legal status and domicile in the United States (if your application is based on family relationship)

  • Original and certified copies of birth certificates for all children of main applicant, even if the child is not immigrating to U.S.
  • Original and copy of civil documents, including your birth certificate, and if applicable, your marriage certificate (if applicable), divorce decress, and death certificates.
  • Original police certificates
  • A letter from your U.S. employer dated less than one month ago.
  • Original and copy of criminal and court records, if you have been arrested
  • Original and copy of military records
  • Original and copy of adoption documents
  • The original marriage certificate of the petitioner and your biological parent, English translation, and a photocopy along with divorce records for any previous marriages of either parent.
  • Birth records of any unmarried children under age 21, even if those children are not applying for a visa.

Where to Go for Immigrant Visa Interview in Kigali

On your visa appointment date, arrive at the Kigali US Embassy address:

2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie, (Kacyiru) Kigali, Rwanda

Special Instructions for Your Visa Interview Appointment

It is recommended that you arrive not more than 15 minutes before your schedule due to limited space.

Sending documents to the U.S. Embassy - Kigali

Sometimes, a consular or embassy official will ask for additional information or documents from you, either before or after the visa appointment. The Kigali U.S. Embassy instructs you to send documents in the following ways:

Rescheduling or Cancelling Your Immigrant Visa Appointment at the Kigali U.S. Embassy

If you need to reschedule or cancel your immigrant visa interview, here are your options.

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