IREMBO User Guide: How to Register for the Provisional Driving Test

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IREMBO User Guide: How to Register for the Provisional Driving Test

This e-service allows users to register for Provisional Driving Tests and submit the application to Rwanda National Police (RNP). The purpose of the theory test is to test the person’s knowledge of the rules and regulations of the road, traffic signs, and signals. Applicants can choose to take the test in one of the 3 languages available; Kinyarwanda, English, or French. They can also choose among the two test modes; computer-based or paper-based. 

The processing time of this service is 1 day and the price is Rwf 5,000. The billing number expires in 8 hours and the slot is released to other applicants when it is not paid for.

Note: This is a slot-based service whereby there is a limited number of slots available per day and the first to come is the first to be served. In case the slot of your choice is not found, you can choose another date that has available slots. Upon payment for the test registration, the applicant shall be allocated a test slot based on the date and time of choice and test location.  

Prerequisites:

  • Applicants with or without an account can apply for this service.
  • Click here to find out how to create an IremboGov account.
  • Applicants should have a Rwandan National ID. 
  • Applicants eligible for this service should be 16 years and above;
  • Applicants should have a valid phone number, email address, or both. It is not advisable to use other people’s phone numbers as you might miss crucial notifications.

NB: Passports and certificates of national ID replacements are not eligible identification documents to sit for the provisional driving tests.  

Follow these simple steps to register for a provisional driving test: 

  1. Visit Irembo platformwww.irembo.gov.rw and under Police, click on Registration for Driving Test. 
  1. Select “Registration for Driving Test – Provisional” and click on Apply
  1. Enter Applicant Details (ID number) and Test Details (Test mode, language, district, date, time, and center). The applicant information is displayed on the right side of the page. 
  2. Click Next to proceed. 
  1. Enter a phone number and/or email address
  2. Verify that the information provided is true and accurate. Check the verification box and click Submit
  3. A billing Number (88…) will be generated for payment.

How to Pay for a Service

1. After submitting the application, the applicant is sent a Bill ID for payment. Applicants choose the mode of payment: offline (MTN, Airtel, or BK) or online (VISA or MasterCard).

  1. For MTN Mobile Money, there are 2 options: 
  • Dial a short code *182*3*7*Bill ID# and follow instructions on your phone.
  • Pay instantly using the MTN MoMo Push feature by clicking Pay to receive an instant cashout pop-up notification on your phone.  
  1. For Airtel Money, there are 2 options: 
  • Dial *182*4*5*1*Bill ID# and follow instructions on your phone
  • Pay instantly by using the Airtel Money Push feature by clicking Pay to receive an instant cashout pop-up notification on your phone. 

NOTE: The phone number should have an active MTN MoMo account (for MTN subscribers) or Airtel Money account (for Airtel subscribers) with an amount that corresponds to the service fee. The applicant will be prompted to enter their MoMo PIN.

Follow these instructions:

Once the correct PIN is entered, the service will be successfully paid.

  1. Bank of Kigali (BK), has multiple options available for payment: 
  • You can visit the nearest Bank of Kigali branch or BK agents.  
  • You can also pay using the Bank of Kigali Mobile App and Internet banking.
  1. VISA and Mastercard: This is an online payment channel. You can choose one of these cards, enter details and click Pay

2. Applicant receives a notification that the service was successfully paid and an application number is provided to track the status of the application on the platform.

3. In case of delayed payment, the Bill ID will expire and you will be required to re-apply for a new one.

NOTE: There are no extra charges for all the payments made on IremboGov using the above payment channels. You can pay for a service in Rwandan Francs (Rwf) or United States Dollars ($).

NOTE: After applying and successfully paying via IremboGov, the Applicant receives an SMS/Email approving their test date and center for the driving test and they are required to be there as stated. 

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