Several countries including Ethiopia had selected to issue electronically a visa. Visiting Polish no longer needs to go to the Ethiopian embassy to get a visa. Instead, you can apply online using iVisa’s services. Before anything else, check your eligibility first to be certain that you can acquire the document. It can be done by using Visa Checker that is located upper-right corner of the website. Choose your country of origin and add Ethiopia as your destination. The information will be displayed within seconds. If you are eligible for an Ethiopia eVisa, you can apply on the spot.
The procedure for Polish created by iVisa is really straightforward. They will do most of the work and you only need to provide a few things to help with your application. Here is a list of what you need to provide:
Polish valid passport – getting one is easy, and if you already have one, keep in mind that it needs to keep its validity for at least another six months after you arrive in Ethiopia. Otherwise, there is a possibility that your application might be denied.
A digital copy of your passport – you should scan the entire booklet even though the information page is the most important.
A digital passport-sized photo of yourself – preferably as recent as possible.
A residence permit – this requirement applies only to foreigners who apply from another country other than their country of origin. A letter or a visa sticker in your passport will suffice.
Valid e-mail address – even though your visa is linked to your passport electronically, iVisa will still send you a PDF copy of your visa via email. You need to print this as you will be required to show it at the immigration office. Make sure that you provide a valid and accurate e-mail address.
Ethiopia eVisa for Polish – the application form
While completing the form and you need assistance, you can simply call iVisa’s superb customer support for Irish citizens. However, you do not have to worry about that because the form is really simple as compared to others.
This process has three easy steps. First, you will be filling in your general information like name, address, passport info, and so on. Also, you need to choose a processing time and the visa type (30-day or 90-day stay.). You must have all the information as both affects the cost of your visa.
The second step consists of payment and possible revisions. For this part, it is important that the provided information is accurate since errors can lead to a denied application. Once your application is processed, corrections are no longer possible, and the fee is non-refundable.
You will be uploading additional documents in the last step. Depending on the case, some Polish might be required to upload several. Submit the documents once you’re done and wait for your visa to arrive via e-mail.
Processing time and fees
When it comes to processing times, iVisa have three options that fit every need and budget. Below are the options and the cost for each of them:
Standard processing – the most affordable option available on iVisa, and your application will be processed within 72 hours. For that, it costs USD 87.00.
Rush processing – this time, your visa will be ready within 48 hours, and the price goes a little bit higher. You will be charged USD 117.00.
Super Rush processing – if you need to be on the plane on the next day, you can go for this one. The application is processed within just 12 hours for the price of USD 152.00.
The fees mentioned above are only for 30-day Ethiopia eVisa. If you are interested in a 90-day visa you need to know that prices go higher (USD 107.00, USD 137.00 and USD 172.00, respectively).
The purpose of Ethiopia eVisa for Polishis for tourism and family visits. It is good for a Single Entry (no matter the visa type,) through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport only. All the other points of entry require a consular visa currently.