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Entry to Ethiopia
Present your Passport and the Document we provide upon entry to Ethiopia
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iVisa assist travelors to get their eTourist Visa to Ethiopia easily online. No need to visit the embassy for an interview, the Ethiopian Government issues this visa by approving it after you applied online. You will get a visa once the visa has been approved.

This takes 1 business day but please note that delays may occur for up to 3 days so we suggest that you apply 3 days in advance of your travels to Ethiopia...


  • Digital copy of your passport
  • Recent passport sized photo (digital)
  • Residence Permit if applying from a country other than the country of nationality (if required)

eVisa Requirements for Ethiopia

Traveling to Ethiopia in Africa has become easier than ever before. You can now apply with your computer or smartphone from the comfort of your home, without visiting an embassy. More than 30 countries now qualify for the visa See Visa Checker for more info

The Ethiopian Government implemented this visa to boost their tourism industry and iVisa will help you step by step to obtain this eTourist Visa online.

Details regarding the Ethiopia eTourist Visa

  • The eVisa is for tourism and family visits to Ethiopia only (no work allowed)
  • It comes with only 1 (Single) entry
  • You can use this type of visa ONLY if you plan to arrive by airplane to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (At this stage it is not valid at other border posts)
  • Note that it can take up to 3 days to get the visa approved - we will notify you when this delay occurs
  • You can choose 2 types of periods of stay: 1) 30 days visa, 2) 90 days visa

IMPORTANT If you apply from a country other than the country of your nationality, then you will be required to show the residence permit when you arrive in Ethiopia, this can be a letter or visa sticker in your passport.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long should my passport be valid for if I want to apply for the Ethiopia eVisa online?

How many entries comes with the eVisa to Ethiopia?

Can I enter anywhere with this eVisa for tourism or only certain places/border posts?

How long is the visa valid and how does the validity work?

How will I receive my eVisa for tourism to Ethiopia, via email or by mail post?

How much does the eVisa for tourism cost for Ethiopia?

I will ONLY be in transit (Not leave the airport) in Ethiopia, do I still need to apply for the visa online?

How long is the approval or waiting time to get my visa to Ethiopia?

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