Open with restrictions

Rwanda Travel Restrictions

15.0 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
2.71% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 2.71% last week
Most visitors from Israel need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Rwanda.

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 travel to RwandaTraveling from Israel to Rwanda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel 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 Israel will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Rwanda.
Details and exceptions

On arrival, they will have to take a second test and enter quarantine at a designated hotel for 24 hours while awaiting its results. Designated hotels can be found in the Government of Rwanda guidance.. The test will cost USD 50. Travelers may leave the quarantine once receiving a negative testing result. If the results are positive, they will be required to enter a government treatment facility.

After 7 days of quarantine, travelers can get a test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.


Return travelReturning to Israel from Rwanda

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

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Rwanda will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Rwanda

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

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Rwanda but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 7 days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 7 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Open with restrictions