Netherlands embassy in Kigali

Contact details

Matthijs Wolters
Boulevard de l'Umuganda
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 - 12:30 and 13:30 - 16:30.

Friday: 8:00 - 13:00.

By appointment only.

Check the days the embassy is closed.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Coronavirus / Covid19: please keep in mind that you cannot apply for everything yet. Or that there are fewer appointment slots available.

For all consular services an appointment is required.

Attention: this is also the case for the collection of documents.

Passports, ID cards, consular declarations, legalisation of documents and signature Dutch national, copy conform original of Dutch identity document, document collection, MVV applications and Caribbean visa

Make an appointment via the online appointment system of the embassy.

Check the status of your passport-, ID card or MVV application.

Schengen visa applications

Schengen visas are processed by VFS Global office of Belgium in Kigali.

Civic integration exam, naturalisatioins or option requests

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +250280280281. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +31 6 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.


Dutch embassy in Kigali

Time difference with the Netherlands

Daylight saving time: no time difference / Standard time: + 1 hour