Many countries currently permit the use of eVisas. Aside from encouraging tourism, they also make it easier for people, including Kuwaiti, to get the document they need to enter the country. Ethiopia is on the list of those countries that allow the entry with an eVisa.
In this article, we will let you know what requirements and important things you need to consider before traveling to Ethiopia since you only need an eVisa to enter this territory.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do Kuwaiti Citizens need a visa to enter Ethiopia?
Yes, they do. Any foreign citizen entering Ethiopia requires an e-Visa.
What is an Ethiopian e-Visa for Kuwaiti?
This is an approved document that allows you to enter Ethiopia with an electronic link in your passport.
How long can Kuwaiti Citizens stay in Ethiopia?
Citizens from Kuwait can enter Ethiopia only for 30 days Total. During this time, you mustn't get paid work or employment, and all visits are limited to tourism only.
How many entries am I allowed to have with my e-Visa?
You can have Single Entry.
What documents are required for Indian Citizens if they want to enter Ethiopia?
You only need very few requirements to process this eVisa. This is the reason why iVisa services are very much appreciated because they don't ask a lot. Here is the list of requirements:
Applicant Photo Passport Personal Details Scan Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
iVisa will send you a copy of your visa via e-mail even if the visa is linked to your passport electronically. That's why you'll also need *a valid e-mail address. Don't forget that you have to pay iVisa's service with a valid payment method, which can be PayPal Account or a Credit/Debit Card**.
What about the processing times and also the fees?
iVisa has very low prices. The fee depends on the processing time you prefer. In other words, the sooner you want your eVisa, the more you have to pay. The processing times are as follows:
Standard – if you choose this option, your visa will arrive within 3 business days days, and you will be charged USD 87.00.
Rush – this time, your application will be processed within 2 business days, and the cost is higher, USD 117.00 to be more specific.
Super Rush – your application will be processed in just 12 hours, but as you may expect, the cost is higher. You will spend USD 152.00.
Delays might happen, but not often, and you will be notified if that's the case. Remember that the eVisa you receive provides a Single Entry, and you can use it only if you fly to Ethiopia and land at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
How can I apply?
The application form is very easy to comprehend. In case you need any assistance, you may call iVisa’s support service which is available 24/7. There are three steps in completing the form which should take about 20 minutes:
In the first step, you will be inserting your general information and selecting two important things: processing time and visa type. This will determine the amount of time you can spend in Ethiopia and the cost of your visa.
The second step is about revision and payment. Make sure that all the information you provide should be accurate, and make sure to double-check the spellings of everything.
The final step will require ypu to upload additional documents. You must upload a copy of your passport and the photo, among other documents that may be asked of you. This part is not the same for everyone, it varies according to certain circumstances. For example, if a person is traveling with a minor child, this person will need an authorization letter from the other parent. Otherwise, the visa will not be accepted.
What should I do once I finish my application form?
Once you complete the application form you'll obtain the visa via email, so you don't need to take any trip to the embassy.
Can I enter anywhere with this e-Visa?
The Ethiopian Government only permits foreign citizens with this e-Visa to enter the country through the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
What should I do if I'm only in the transit area?
In this circumstance, you don't need an e-Visa, as long as you stay in the airport transit area. We advise you not to leave this area in order to avoid any inconvenience.