Kigali International Airport(KIA) has four types of Access badges

Visitors Access
VISITOR ARAP(Airport Restricted Area Permit) shall be clearly marked and boldly endorsed on their faces with the word "ESCORTED". There shall be no more than six(6) visitors pass holders per escort.Visitors' ARAP shall be valid for a maximum of three (3) days including the date of issue and may be renewed at the discretion of the Airpot Manager or Airport Security Manager

Casual Access
Casual ARAP are issued to contractors and shall be issued to those individual in construction, innovation and rehabilitation of the airport.

Temporary Access
TEMPORARY ARAP shall be issued to any person operating at KIA as well as some staff from embassies , international organisation , interns and assignements not exceeding 3 months. And its period varies from 1 to 3 Months.

Parmanent Access
PERMANENT ARAP shall be issued to any person operating at KIA as well as some staff from embassies and international organisation. And its period varies from 3 to 12 Months for permanent applicant. Permanent ARPS are issued to persons with an open contract working within KIA premises and who exceed 3 months.