Conference Travel


Travelers from the following Yellow Fever endemic countries or who have visited the following countries within the last 24 days must bring their Yellow Fever vaccination certificate to enter Rwanda:

Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

For more information, please visit the Rwanda Biomedical Centre website. 


The conference will be held at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. At this time the hotel is sold out, however, there are a number of other hotels in the vicinity. Please consult your travel agency or online booking site of choice for availability and pricing.


Nationals of all countries can receive visa on arrival at Kigali International Airport and all land borders. Conference registration confirmation letters, which you receive when you register for the conference, are required for visa on arrival. Those who wish to apply for an E-Visa prior to travel may do so via the Government of Rwanda website. All travelers to Rwanda are required to hold a passport with more than 6 months of validity and at least 1 blank passport page.

Citizens of countries members to the following international organizations; African Union, Commonwealth and La Francophonie are waived visa fees for a visit of 30 days. 

The following countries to be granted 90 days valid visa free of charge upon arrival: Angola, Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Haiti, Mauritius, Philippines, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Singapore and the state Qatar. 


For those looking to experience Rwanda before or after the conference, our local support agency Rwanda Events has a number of tour options available. Please see this flyer for examples or email them with any specific requests. The Coalition receives no financial contribution nor provides any guarantee of arrangements attendees make with this agency.