The Embassy will be closed on Tuesday, 20 November 2018, in observance of Mawlid al-Nabi, a national holiday in Ethiopia. The Consular Section will be open from 9.00am – 1.00pm only for visa applications.
Normal working hours resume on Wednesday, November 21, at 9.00am.
Apologies for any inconvenience.
We are pleased to announce that, from Wednesday, 3 October 2018, the Consular Section will begin accepting credit and debit card payments for all Consular Services.
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IMPORTANT CUSTOMER NOTICE
Please be advised that the official visa website for ALL online visa applications for Ethiopia, managed and operated by the Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs, can only be found at www.evisa.gov.et
The Embassy has jurisdiction over the United Kingdom: England, Wales, Scotland and North Ireland.
VisasApply for a tourist, business, journalist or transit visa.
Ethiopian PassportApply for a new or replacement Ethiopian passport.
Ethiopian Origin ID CardsID cards for foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin.
Laissez-passerApply for a travel document to enter Ethiopia.
LegalisationGet your documents legalised or authenticated by the Embassy.
Power of AttorneyAppoint a person in Ethiopia to make decisions on your behalf.
Do I need a visa to travel to Ethiopia?
All visitors to Ethiopia, with the exception of nationals from Djibouti and Kenya, are required to apply for a visa. See <link> for further information. Travellers who arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to catch a connecting flight to an onward destination do not require a visa.
Do I require an appointment to submit my application in person?
An appointment is not required. Please submit your application at any time during the Consular working hours.
How long does it take to apply for a visa?
It takes up to 3 working days to process a visa application. Postal applications take longer to process.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We only accept cash, bankers draft and postal orders. Please review the Table of Fees (link to fees table) for further information.
What is the status of my e-Visa?
e-Visas are administered by the Main Department of Immigration and Nationality Affairs in Ethiopia. You may check e-Visa status online at www.evisa.gov.et. Once e-Visa is approved, an approval letter is sent directly to your email address.
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