13th EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa

September 2018 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Visa Request

Please note that costs for visa are not reimbursed by EUMETSAT. Each participant (sponsored or non-sponsored) will have to bear the costs for its visa (30 USD).

Following your registration, the Organising committee will send you a personal invitation in order to ease your visa request for Rwanda.

To obtain you visa, you can either:

-  Apply for a visa acceptance letter online through the following website:

www.migration.gov.rw/index.php?id=203. You will then present this letter at flight check in and on arrival in Kigali to obtain a visa upon payment of visa fee of $30 or €27 by cash or by VISA/MASTER card;

-  Apply and pay on-line (30 USD) via credit card for a Conference visa, through the following website:    


In order to apply for visa you will need to provide in pdf format:

  • Nominative invitation letter from Meteo Rwanda (provided by the Organising committee, based on acceptance of your registration)
  • Scan copy of your passport (file type: jpg)
  • Recent passport size photo
  • Your flight itinerary (as supporting document)

Please indicate the following for the various fields:

  • Address in Rwanda: please indicate the address of Lemigo Hotel (Kimihurura, Kigali, Rwanda, phone, + 250 784 040 924), or alternatively the address of the other hotel where you booked. You can also indicate as local contact person: Anthony TWAHIRWA, Meteo Rwanda, (phone +250 788 484 636).
  • Entry point: Kigali International Airprot (unless you will travel by road)
  • Purpose: Conference
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