Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA VISA APPLICATION

TOURIST VISA
  1. One visa application form. Ethiopia Visa Application for Citizens of United States of America
  2. Original, signed United States of America passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
  3. Passport-type photograph: 1
  4. Copy of round trip tickets or confirmed itinerary.

Citizens of United States of America can also obtain a visa on arrival at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. This does not apply to travelers of Eritrean or Somalian origin.

Type
of Visa
Validity Processing
Time
Embassy
Fee
Service
Fee
Multiple
Entry
Up To
2 Years
5-7
Business
Days
$70 $69
BUSINESS VISA
  1. One visa application form. Ethiopia Visa Application for Citizens of United States of America
  2. Original, signed United States of America passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
  3. Passport-type photograph: 1
  4. Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or confirmed itinerary.
  5. A letter of invitation from the company or host to be visited in Ethiopia. Must be notarized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  6. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Consulate of Ethiopia, Visa Section”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above). The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
          • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Ethiopia.
          • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
          • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

Citizens of United States of America can also obtain a visa on arrival at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. This does not apply to travelers of Eritrean or Somalian origin.

Type
of Visa
Validity Processing
Time
Embassy
Fee
Service
Fee
Single
Entry
Up To
1 Month
5-7
Business
Days
$60 $149

MPS Visa - Ethiopia Visa Request Form

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