Open with restrictions

Rwanda

0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
2.70% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 2.70% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Rwanda.

Border status

Travelers must complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form. Travelers will receive a confirmation email with their Unique Health Code (UHC) which they will present upon arriving in Rwanda.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Rwanda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Rwanda.
Exceptions

Travelers must bring a negative PCR test and will be tested again on arrival. Travelers and airline crew must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within 120 hours before their departure. Only RT-PCR tests will be accepted, and the certificate must be clearly marked as such.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Rwanda.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Rwanda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Rwanda must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Rwanda will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​


Local summary

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions