1. A valid original passport with a validity of at least 6 months with 2 blank visa pages 2. A completed visa application form with signature 3. One recent passport size colour photo 4. A detailed flight itinerary showing applicant's full name 5. A copy of the passport bio page
Note: Anyone plan to travel for Volunteering, media and film shooting or unpaid business must apply for a Business Visa.
Visa Application Form
Please note when completing the visa application form, an incomplete or incorrect completion of the visa application form can cause delays, in certain cases you may be required to complete a new visa application form.
Please ensure your original passport has a validity of at least 6 months with a minimum of 2 blank visa pages. This will avoid any complications at the airport check-in, customs and immigration checkpoints.
You need to provide a recent passport size colour photo taken within the last 6 months. The photo size must be
35mm(Width) x 45mm(Height)
You are required to provide a copy of your flight itinerary showing your full name, with details of your entry and exit dates.
When to Apply
It is recommended to apply for your Ethiopia visa at least 1 month before your arrival.
Visa Validity and Duration
Ethiopia visas have varied validity from the date of issue. Visa validity can be issued up to 3 months. The period of the visa begins on the date of issue, so please ensure your visa is valid from the date of application until the final date of departure from Ethiopia. Multiple entry visas are automatically issued for visas which are three months or longer.
Visa Extensions may be applied for at Immigration Offices in Addis Ababa or Dire Dawa.
When applying please note that there is no urgent processing option for this visa. Please take into account of any public holiday closures when submitting your visa application.
STANDARD - 3 Business Days
Steps to apply for a Ethiopia Visa
1. Review & Gather Requirements
2. Place a lodgement
3. Send your completed signed application form and all necessary supporting documents to our office.