General Information


All visitors to Ethiopia require visas with exceptions for nationals from Djibouti and Kenya.

Visa on arrival for a tourist visa can be issued at Bole International Airport for nationals of the following countries: All African countries, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Democratic people’s Republic of Korea (Northern Korea), Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea (South Korea), the Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.    

Please note that if you arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and have to wait a few hours for a connecting flight, providing you do not leave the airport or pass the Immigration Desk, you will not require a transit visa.  However, if you leave the airport for any length of time between flights you will require a transit visa, which can be procured only by applying to our Embassy either in person or by post. With the exception of passengers using Ethiopian Airlines, that will not need a transit visa.  


Types of Visas

Please select your option below and read the information carefully,

as it contains vital information for your visa application.

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Tourist Visa


Journalist Visa


Transit Visa


Busisness Visa


Official Visa


Student Visa


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