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Tourist Visa

Tourist Visa

  • Current passport and the passport must be valid  for at least six months;

  • One recent passport-size photograph.

  • Copy of Green card or I-94 or Work Permit (Except US National)

  • A completed visa application form (Click here to download the application form). (The form can be filled out online. The form should be printed and with necessary documents should be sent to the embassy or presented in person at the embassy with the proper payment in the form of a money order.)

  • For Eritrean and foreign nationals of Eritrean origin please fillout this Application Form too (click here to download the application form)

  • Service fees will be paid in money order or Cashiers Check or Certified bank check made payable to Embassy of Ethiopia; Click here to view a chart of the visa types and associated fees

  • A self addressed return envelope which has a tracking number (FEDEX, UPS, or USPS EXPRESS MAIL) with it. (for those using mail service);

  • If all the necessary requirements are fulfilled, the visa can be issued on the next two or three business day.

Tourist Visa on Arrival

Tourist visa, can be issued for three months on arrival at Bole International Airport for nationals and residents of the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Democratic people's Republic of Korea (northern Korea), Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea (south Korea), the Russian Federation, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
NOTE: Eritreans and foreign nationals of Eritrean Origin shall not be issued a visa on Arrival. They must obtain an entry visa prior to their departure to Ethiopia.