Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes
We will send you your approved document in a couple of days - without you having to go anywhere!
Show your passport and the visa we sent you when you arrive at your destination.
Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for Ethiopia
You need your passport (valid for at least 6 months after the date of arrival), a color photo in passport size and a credit or debit card to pay for the visa.
Citizens of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, citizens of Djibouti not exceeding 3 months stay, citizens of Kenya not exceeding one year stay are exempt from visa requirements. Anyway you can check the eligibility verifier to know if you are eligible for the electronic visa online.
You can choose an e-Visa for a 30-day or 90-day stay, both of which allow for a single entry.
Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your arrival date.
Urgent visas are processed within 24 hours, standard visas are approved within 3 to 4 working days. It only takes about 5 minutes to complete the application.
Most nationalities who have an ordinary passport, travel document or refugee document are eligible for e-Visa.
You can check with our eligibility verifier to see if you need to apply.
Most nationalities need a visa to visit Ethiopia, you should check if your nationality is eligible to apply.
Once the application is completed, the waiting time to get approval is 3-4 days for the standard visa. In the case of the urgent visa, you will receive your approval within 24 hours.
Most travellers will not need to be vaccinated. However, if you come from a country where the risk of transmission of yellow fever is high, you should get vaccinated against this disease.
If you travel by tourism there are 2 types of visa, you can choose the one that best suits your needs, both are single entry, one of 30 days and the other of 90 days.
Almost all nationalities need a visa to enter the country, you can check with our eligibility checker if you need to apply for one.
Yes, but only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
Once you have completed and paid for the application, you will not have to do anything else. When your visa is approved, we will email it to you. Please print the approved document before you travel.
No. You can only enter through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. If you arrive by land or another airport, you must apply for a standard visa at the embassy.
To travel to Ethiopia for any reason or length of time, you must apply for a visa. If the reason for the trip to Ethiopia is for tourism, you can apply for the electronic or online tourist visa for a 30 or 90 day stay. Both visas allow only one entry to the country, and always for tourism or business. You cannot work or reside in Ethiopia with this visa.
Both the 30-day and 90-day electronic tourist visas can be expedited at an additional cost. In the case of an urgent application, you will receive your approval within 24 hours. If you apply without urgency, you will receive your visa within 4-5 working days on average.
The Ethiopian authorities reserve the right to admit you to the country. If you have lied or omitted relevant information that could cause harm or a threat to the country, your entry will be denied, even if you have an approved visa.