Ethiopia is one of the countries that received the eVisa system recently. This means that certain citizens won't need to go to an embassy to get a visa if they're planning a trip to the exotic African country. If you're Spanish, then you're part of these nationalities that can get an Ethiopian eVisa
To learn more about this online process, we invite you to read the information below.
Frequently Asked Questions // FAQs
Do Spanish Citizens need a visa to enter Ethiopia?
Yes, they need a visa. But as we mentioned before, foreign citizens entering Ethiopia can apply for an e-Visa, including Spanish.
What is an Ethiopian e-Visa for Spanish Citizens?
This is an online document that allows you to visit Ethiopia with an electronic link in your passport.
How long can Spanish Citizens stay in Ethiopia?
Spanish Citizens can stay in Ethiopia only for 30 days Total. While you stay there, you mustn't get employment.
How many entries am I allowed to have with my e-Visa?
You can obtain a Single Entry eVisa.
What documents are required?
The process created by iVisa is quite simple, and you do not need much to get started. Although iVisa will do most of the work, you still need to provide a few things to help with the application. Here is the complete list:
Applicant Photo Passport Personal Details Scan Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Don't forget that your passport must have at least six months of validity after you arrive in Ethiopia. Otherwise, the application will be denied. You also need a valid e-mail address and a payment option (credit/debit card or Paypal) to prepare your eVisa properly.
What are the prices and processing times?
The price varies according to the processing time you choose. In other words, the sooner you want to get your eVisa, the more you'll have to pay. The processing times are as shown below:
Standard Processing Time – Your eVisa will arrive within 3 business days days, and you will be charged USD 87.00.
Rush Processing Time – By selecting this, your application will be processed in 2 business days, and the total price is a bit higher, USD 117.00 to be specific.
Super Rush Processing Time – your application will be ready in only 12 hours, but as you may guess, the cost is even higher. You will spend USD 152.00.
Remember that the eVisa you receive has a validity of 30 days after arrival, and you can use it only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
How can I apply?
The process consists of three simple steps:
The first one will ask you to fill in your general information like name, address, passport info, and so on. You must also choose a processing time and the visa type (30-day or 90-day stay.) Both factors will affect the cost of your visa, so make sure that you have all the information.
The second step consists of payment and revision. It is essential that you provide correct information since mistakes can lead to a denied application. After your application is processed, corrections are no longer possible, and the price is non-refundable.
The third step asks you to upload additional documents if necessary. After you’re finished, hit the submit button and wait for your visa to arrive via e-mail.
What should I do once I finish my application form?
Once you complete the online form you'll get the visa via email.
What should I do if I'm only in the International transit area?
In this circumstance, you don't have to apply for an e-Visa, but you have to stay in the airport transit area.