Visas

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 for online, or on arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. 

 

 

FAQs

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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 www.evisa.gov.et. Once e-Visa is approved, an approval letter is sent directly to your email address.