Ethiopian Passport
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Replacing a Lost or Stolen Ethiopian Passport

 

If your Ethiopian passport is lost or stolen, you must apply for a new one immediately. 

 

You must also report the loss or theft to your local police immediately.

 

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 passport 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.

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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.

  • A copy of your lost or stolen Ethiopian Passport and/or evidence of your Ethiopian Citizenship.

    A copy of your lost or stolen Ethiopian Passport, if you have one, and/or evidence of your Ethiopian Citizenship.

  • A letter to the Embassy stating that you are not a citizen of another country.
  • A copy of the police report detailing the circumstances of the loss of your passport.

    If your passport has been lost or stolen, report it to your local police immediately.

    You will need to complete a form explaining what happened. The police will give you a copy and a crime reference number. This is an important document.

     

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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.
Type of Travel Document No. of Pages Fee
Diplomatic Passport 32 Gratis
Service Passport 32 Gratis
Replacement of Lost Passport (1st time) 32 £72.00
Replacement of Lost Passport (2nd time) 32 £96.00
Replacement of Lost Passport (3rd time) 32 £144.00
Type of Travel Document
Diplomatic Passport
No. of Pages 32
Type of Travel Document
Service Passport
No. of Pages 32
Type of Travel Document
Replacement of Lost Passport (1st time)
No. of Pages 32
Type of Travel Document
Replacement of Lost Passport (2nd time)
No. of Pages 32
Type of Travel Document
Replacement of Lost Passport (3rd time)
No. of Pages 32
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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.

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
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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.

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Submission