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Ethiopia visa

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in line with the WHO guidelines, VisaHQ will be taking the necessary steps to protect our employees as well as the well-being of our customers. We have made the decision to limit our hours of operation. If you wish to drop off or collect documents at our office, you will be able to do so by coordinating with our team by messaging us or dialing our local support lines. We appreciate your understanding in this matter and we thank you for your cooperation on behalf of VisaHQ and its employees.
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A visa is required for this destination.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

Visa on arrival up to 90 days required

Visa on arrival up to 90 days required

Visa on arrival up to 90 days required

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

Fill out Ethiopia Tourist E-visa application form online

and provide digital copies of the following documents:
  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Ethiopia visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A reservation of the flight itinerary under the traveller's name. Must show flights entering and exiting Ethiopia.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Ethiopia, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Ethiopia.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Visa approval. A Visa Approval Letter from Ethiopian Immigration. Must be requested by the host company in Ethiopia.

  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Ethiopia visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. Copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.)

  • Itinerary. A reservation of the flight itinerary under the traveller's name. Must show flights entering and exiting Ethiopia.

  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Ethiopia visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. Copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.)

  • Itinerary. A reservation of the flight itinerary under the traveller's name. Must show flights entering and exiting Ethiopia.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. Must show flights entering and exiting Ethiopia. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. Must show flights entering and exiting Ethiopia. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Ethiopia, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Ethiopia.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here.

  • Visa approval. A visa Approval Letter from Ethiopian Immigration. Must be requested by the host company in Ethiopia.

  • Passport copy. A copy of your passport that must be valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A copy of your passport that must be valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Passport copy. A copy of your passport that must be valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months. This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Business License. Business license of the inviting company.

  • Business invitation. Issued by inviting company/organization to the participant. The invitation letter should describe the conference briefly such as conference name, start date, end date and venue.

  • Application Letter. An official application letter written by the inviting organization addressed to the Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs of Ethiopia ans stating that an organization/company has officially requested for visa.

  • TIN Certificate. Tax Payer Identification Number Certificate of the company renewed for the fiscal year.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Official passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State addressed to the \"Embassy of Ethiopia, Washington D.C. \", giving a detailed description of the purpose of travel, the names and addresses of any organizations to be visited, and the dates of the trip. The letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number and should have a statement confirming that the US Embassy in Ethiopia will take full responsibility for the applicant.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in the country of destination explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • The validity of Ethiopian e-Visa starts from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia (not from the date of issue).
  • If you are not national of the countries listed as 'Eligible countries' and you claim that you have a permanent residence permit in one of these countries, you are required to upload the residence permit while submitting your application and you must show it to the Immigration officers on your arrival at the entry point.
  • The validity of Ethiopian e-Visa starts from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia (not from the date of issue).
  • If you are not national of the countries listed as 'Eligible countries' and you claim that you have a permanent residence permit in one of these countries, you are required to upload the residence permit while submitting your application and you must show it to the Immigration officers on your arrival at the entry point.
  • The validity of Ethiopian e-Visa starts from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia (not from the date of issue).
  • If you are not national of the countries listed as 'Eligible countries' and you claim that you have a permanent residence permit in one of these countries, you are required to upload the residence permit while submitting your application and you must show it to the Immigration officers on your arrival at the entry point.

Ethiopia Tourist E-visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
Single entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3 business days$32.00$69.00$0.00$101.00
Single entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3 business days$52.00$59.00$0.00$111.00
Single entry (90 days stay)Up to 90 days3 business days$72.00$59.00$0.00$131.00
Multiple entry (30 days stay)Up to 2 years10-14 business days$70.00$139.00$0.00$209.00
Multiple entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3 business days$0.00$209.00$0.00$209.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 2 years10-14 business days$70.00$139.00$0.00$209.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 2 years10-14 business days$70.00$209.00$0.00$279.00
Multiple entry (30 days stay)Up to 2 years3-4 business days$135.00$159.00$0.00$294.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 2 years3-4 business days$135.00$159.00$0.00$294.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 2 years3-4 business days$135.00$209.00$0.00$344.00
(30 days stay)
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Single entry
entries
Up to 30 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$101.00
price starts at
(30 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 30 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$111.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$131.00
price starts at
(30 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
10-14 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
(30 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 30 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
10-14 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
10-14 business days
to get your visa
$279.00
price starts at
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