Ethiopian Passport
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Replacing a Damaged Ethiopian Passport


If your Ethiopian passport is damaged or worn out, you may apply for a replacement passport. Please read the following information carefully.


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 submit your application. 

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.

Required Documents

2. Required Documents

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

  • Two copies of the completed Ethiopian Passport application form.
  • Two recent passport-sized colour photographs.

    Two recent passport-sized 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.

  • Your damaged Ethiopian Passport.
Application Form
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 only.


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.
Type of Travel Document No. of Pages Fee
Diplomatic Passport 32 Gratis
Service Passport 32 Gratis
Ordinary Passport 32 £50.00
Type of Travel Document
Diplomatic Passport
No. of Pages 32
Type of Travel Document
Service Passport
No. of Pages 32
Type of Travel Document
Ordinary Passport
No. of Pages 32
Required Documents

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.

Applicants under the age of 14 are exempted from providing 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.


Please make sure that you bring all the required documents.


Please note that…

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

5. Processing times and return of passport

As Ethiopian Passports are issued in Ethiopia, please be aware that it may take up to two months to process the application.

Consular Section will notify you when the passport has been issued and ready for collection.

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