WORK PERMIT IN RWANDA
HOW TO GET WORK PERMIT IN RWANDA
Getting work permit in Rwanda helps foreigners to carry out their services easily however Citizens of East African community don’t pay for Work permit
Employer refers to a person or organization that employs people.
Also, employee refers to a person employed for wages or salary, especially at non-executive level.
A work permit is a legal document permitting a foreign national to engage in employment while inside of Rwanda.
Applicants applying for residence permit for the first time, grace period is 15 days upon arrival in the country.
More so, after that period, penalties will be applied, immediately as stipulated by the law.
Permit issued to a foreign worker sponsored by his/her employer and who possesses required qualifications or relevant experience.
An applicant has an option of applying for work permit via online by using irembo services which is which easier and time consuming.
Employees should apply for work permits upon reaching Rwanda or to do it before they enter Rwanda. Employees also can apply for work permit through the Rwandan embassy in a country where one resides or comes from.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION OF WORK PERMIT IN RWANDA
Employees for a work permit in Rwanda must fulfill the following requirements:
c. The copy of employment contract.
a. Certified academic Certificates.
b.The original police clearance from the country of the previous residence of six months.
d. Recommendation letter from employer
e.Detailed Curriculum Vitae.
REQUIREMENTS FOR A RENEW APPLICATION
a. An employee has to provide a copy of employment contract.
b. Employee has to present a recommendation letter from employer.
COST OF WORK PERMIT IN RWANDA
Application fee for work permit is only 150,000 Frw ( 150 USD)
VALIDITY OF WORKPERMIT IN RWANDA
A work permit is only valid for 2 years only.
Sometimes drafting and putting the above documents required for the application of work permit may not be easy.
Employees must try to seek legal advice from a lawyer.
He or she will help you to put everything in order and follow up the process as well.
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Our lawyers will help you to apply or renew work permits in Rwanda effectively and easily.
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