Tourist Visa


If you wish to travel to Ethiopia for tourism and/or a visit, you will require a tourist visa. The only exceptions are nationals from Djibouti and Kenya and travellers who arrive at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport for a connecting flight.


Until further notice, the Embassy will only be processing Diplomatic and Service Visas by appointment only.


All other routine visas should be applied online




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  • 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.  Travellers who arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to catch a connecting flight to an onward destination do not require a visa.

  • 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 Once e-Visa is approved, an approval letter is sent directly to your email address.