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Rwanda visa exemption ends for many nationalities

As of 1 November, new visa regulations will be instated in Rwanda.
As of 1 November, new visa regulations will be instated in Rwanda. Image by J Aaron Farr / CC BY 2.0

Passport holders from the UK, USA, Germany, Australia, Israel, New Zealand, Republic of South Africa and Sweden will no longer be exempt from visas when visiting Rwanda as of 1 November. Previously, visitors from these nations could stay for up to 90 days without a fee. The exemption still applies to citizens of Mauritius, Philippines, Singapore and Hong Kong. Visas can also be obtained at Rwanda Diplomatic missions and online. Read more: allafrica.com