Applying for a short-stay Schengen visa in Rwanda

If you live in Rwanda and want to apply for a short-stay visa for the Netherlands, you cannot do this at the Dutch embassy in Kigali. You can apply for this visa at VFS Global

As of January 15 2019, the Embassy of Belgium in Kigali has appointed VFS Global as the outsourced partner to handle the visa applications for the Netherlands and the 18 represented Schengen countries.

Please note, that the following groups will continue to show up at the Embassy by appointment:

  • Holders of diplomatic and service passport
  • Family members of a EU citizen (spouse/minor child)