Power of Attorney

 

If you wish to appoint a person(s) or a representative to pursue matters on your behalf in Ethiopia, you will require a Power of Attorney.

 

For Brazilians and Nationals of Other Latin American Countries:

  • Notarize documents by the state in which the applicant is residing,

  • Authenticate the same document by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

  • Copy of passport

  • Service fee depending on the nature of the document above

  • Completed application form Click here to download the Application Form;

  • A self-addressed return envelope with prepaid postage.

For Ethiopians and Holders of Ethiopian Origin ID

In cases where the Power of Attorney is sent to the Embassy by mail:

  • Power of Attorney should be notarized by a notary office, and legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in which the applicant is residing,

  • Copy of valid Ethiopian passport 

  • Copy of Residence/ Work permit; or any other document to the same effect;

  • Service fee depending on the nature of the document; 

  • A completed application form Click here to download the Application Form;

  • A self-addressed return envelope with prepaid postage; 

  • Click here to view or download a Sample/Draft Power of Attorney (Amharic pdf)

In cases where the applicant signs the Power of Attorney in front of a consular officer at the Embassy:

  • Document of the Power of Attorney that will then be signed in front of a consular officer; 

  • Copy of valid Ethiopian passport  

  • Copy of Residence/ Work permit; or any other document to the same effect;

  • Copy of Ethiopian origin ID Card (for foreign nationals of Ethiopian Origin);

  • Service fee depending on the nature of the document ; 

  • Click here to view or download a Sample/Draft Power of Attorney (Amharic pdf)

*Fees for this service are similar to legalization. 

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