Ethiopian Origin ID Cards
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Replacing a Damaged Ethiopian Origin ID card

 

If your Ethiopian origin ID card is damaged or in poor condition, you must replace it as soon as possible.

 

All applications must be made in person at the Embassy as you will be required to provide fingerprints.

 

 You do not require an appointment to apply for a ID card at the Embassy.

1. Download and complete the application form

Download Form

You must complete two copies of the application form.

Completing the Application Form

The form must be completed in BLOCK CAPITAL letters in either blue or black ink.

You must:

  • Complete the form to the best of your ability, answering all the required questions clearly. Your application may not be processed if you fail to provide all necessary information
  • Sign and date the form, where asked

If you have any questions concerning your application, please contact the consular section via the contact form.

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Required Documents

2. Gather the required documents

You are required to submit the following documents in support of your application.

  • Two copies of the completed Ethiopian Origin ID card replacement form.

    Two copies of the completed Ethiopian Origin ID card replacement form.

  • Two copies of your damaged Ethiopian Origin ID Card.
  • Two copies of your passport.

    Two copies of your passport from the country of naturalization.

    Your passport must be valid at least for 6 months.

    Please note that we cannot process your application unless you submit a valid passport.

  • Three passport-size recent colour photographs.

    Three passport-size recent colour photographs (with white background).

    The photograph should be full face without sunglasses, hat or other head covering unless for ethnic or religious reasons.

    Please write your name on the back of the photograph in BLOCK CAPITAL letters.

    Please note that we may not accept photographs that do not meet these specifications.

  • Any other documents, if applicable, in support of your application.
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Fees and Payment

3. Fees and Payment

The correct fee must be enclosed with your application.

The following methods of payment are accepted:

  • Debit or credit card
  • Banker’s Draft
  • Postal Orders – made payable to “The Ethiopian Embassy”.

 

Payment by cheque or any means other than those stated above, cannot be accepted. We do not accept cash.
The processing fee is non-refundable.
Validity Fee
Replacement of a damaged or worn-our I.D. Card Additional 10% to the original fee
I.D. Card for Persons of Ethiopian Origin 5 years £160.00
I.D. Card for Children (under 18 years) 5 years £16.00

Replacement of a damaged or worn-our I.D. Card
Replacement of a damaged or worn-our I.D. Card

I.D. Card for Persons of Ethiopian Origin
I.D. Card for Persons of Ethiopian Origin

I.D. Card for Children (under 18 years)
I.D. Card for Children (under 18 years)
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Submission

4. Submitting your application to the Embassy

All applications must be made in person at the Embassy as you will be required to provide fingerprints.

You may submit your application at any time during the Consular Section’s working hours. See the opening hours for further information.

You do not require an appointment to submit your application

If you wish to add children (under 18) to your ID card, you will be required to present two copies of a legal document showing your relationship (i.e. a legalised Birth certificate).

Please make sure that you bring all the required documents.

 

Please note that…

  • The ID Card processing fee is non-refundable
  • Paperwork submitted in a manner different from the above will not be accepted
  • ID card processing starts only after we have collected all necessary documents (original with two copies) and payments
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Processing Times

5. Processing times and return of I.D.

As Ethiopian I.D. cards are issued in Ethiopia, please be aware that it may take up to three months to process your application. 

The Consular Section will notify you when your ID card has been issued.

All applicants are required to collect their ID cards in person at the Consular Section.

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