Exercise normal precautions in Rwanda.
If you plan to enter the Democratic Republic of the Congo, read the Democratic Republic of the Congo Travel Advisory.
Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Rwanda:
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
- Review the Crime and Safety Report for Rwanda.
- U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
Last Update: Reissued after periodic review with minor edits.