Working in Rwanda

Rwanda is often seen as a revolutionary economy in Africa. It has grown significantly over the last 10 years, with industries including mining, agriculture and manufacturing. Unemployment is very low, and connections with East Africa neighbours, the Middle East and China all bolster the country’s growth.

Working in Rwanda

Rwanda is a growing nation that has opportunities for skilled workers to support the tea and coffee industries, services sector and mining industry. The country has developed significantly since its troubled past, and investment is pouring into the country as it grows. Taxation is average for the region, and there are career opportunities for early career and senior professionals. The healthcare and education provision have not developed at the same rate as the countries economic growth, so private alternatives will be important for those relocating.

Rwanda - Need To Know




Rwandan Franc (RWF)

Dialling Code


Official Languages

English, French, Kinyarwanda, Swahili

Capital City Airport

Kigali International Airport


Rwanda (UTC +02:00)

How Do I Work In Rwanda?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Rwanda. It is recommended to obtain employment there before applying, as your new employer can often sponsor your application. You can find out more information by visiting your local embassy website. More information is available using the button below.
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