Message for U.S. Citizens: Suspension of Routine Services during CHOGM 2022, June 20-26

Location: U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Date: June 10, 2022

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will be held in Kigali from June 20-26 with dozens of heads of state attending.  The U.S. Embassy will be closed to the public for all routine services during this period.  U.S. citizens in Rwanda should be prepared for significant movement restrictions in the city of Kigali.  Movement patterns across the city will be unpredictable, and various roads may be closed unexpectedly.  Travelers arriving at and departing from Kigali International Airport during this period should plan ahead and allow additional time to travel to and from the airport.

Please contact the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit at for questions regarding routine services or call +250-252-596-400 for emergencies services.


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