The citizens of over 30 countries now qualify for an Ethiopia eVisa, which means that there is no longer the need to visit an embassy to obtain a visa. The process is entirely online, it is simple, and you will have your visa in no time. This online service provided by iVisa, a company that expedites electronica visas, can issue your travel document in as little as 12 hours.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How can I know if I need a visa to travel to Ethiopia?
You can confirm if you need a visa or not to Ethiopia visiting our Visa Checker. Once you enter the page, you just need to choose your nationality, Ethiopia as your destination and all the information will display below.
What does eVisa means?
The Ethiopia eVisa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Ethiopia. If you decide to apply online, you will be able to obtain this document electronically.
What is the maximum of days I can stay in Ethiopia?
You can remain in Ethiopia for 30 days in Total.
Which documents do I need to supply in order to apply online?
You must provide the following documents in order to apply online:
A valid 6-month passport
A passport scan
A recent photo of you
Means of payment
What is the validity of the Ethiopia eVisa?
The eVisa allows visitors to use it for only 30 days after arrival.
How much does the eVisa cost and how long does it take to receive it?
The total price of the eVisa will vary depending on the time you want to receive your document:
Standard processing time (3 Business Days): USD 78.49.
Rush processing time (2 Business Days): USD 139.99 for your rush.
Super Rush processing time (12 hours): USD 187.99 to be more precise.
Click here to start your application.
How does the Ethiopia eVisa function?
Since June 2018, nationals of all countries are eligible for an Ethiopian online visa (eVisa). By applying, travelers are no longer obligated to visit a consulate and apply in-person. You can submit all the required documentation and fee payment online. This streamlined system cut out the time wasted waiting in lines at the embassy and at the border.
The Ethiopia Tourist eVisa is an official document issued electronically by the Main Department of Immigration and Nationality Affairs. Applicants will receive their visas via email after filling out the application form with the necessary information, and once their payment is verified.
Does it take a long time to send my application forme?
The process to apply online will take you less than 10 minutes. Then, iVisa handles the rest and we will notify you by email about the status of your application.
How can I apply for an Ethiopia eVisa?
The application for an Ethiopia eVisa consists of three simple steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill out you application, iVisa has a fantastic [support service](link to customer service) that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
You will receive the Ethiopia eVisa by email un the timeframe chosen. No need to deal with the embassy.
Once you enter Ethiopia, you need to present a printed version of your eVisa along with your passport.
How many times can I enter Ethiopia with an eVisa?
The Ethiopia eVisa allows a Single Entry.
Do I need to get an Ethiopia eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens who want to travel to Ethiopia require a visa, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can perfectly do it, just making sure you have all the required documents (you can see above in this article). Then, just apply here introducing his or her data. If you want to apply for more than one person, click on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and complete the data required.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
iVisa's application form is one of the simplest. However, mistakes can always happen. If this is your case, please contact one of our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
Your Ethiopia eVisa is linked to your passport number, so if we already submitted your application you will NOT be able to make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Ethiopia eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that the info they put online is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with iVisa because we provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.
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