Ethiopia Passport & Visa Requirements

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Passport & Visa

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Entry requirements for Americans: US citizens must have a passport that is valid upon arrival in Ethiopia. A visa is required, and can be obtained on arrival in the country for those travelling as tourists and arriving at one of the main airports.

Entry requirements for UK nationals: British citizens require a passport that is valid upon arrival in Ethiopia. A visa is required, and can be obtained on arrival in the country for those travelling as tourists and arriving at one of the main airports. Passport holders with other endorsements should check with the embassy to confirm their entry requirements.

Entry requirements for Canadians: Canadian citizens must have a passport that is valid upon arrival in Ethiopia. A visa is required, and can be obtained on arrival in the country for those travelling as tourists and arriving at one of the main airports.

Entry requirements for Australians: Australian citizens must have a passport that is valid upon arrival in Ethiopia. A visa is required, and can be obtained on arrival in the country for those travelling as tourists and arriving at one of the main airports.

Entry requirements for South Africans: South African citizens must have a passport that is valid upon arrival in Ethiopia. A visa is required, and can be obtained on arrival in the country for those travelling as tourists and arriving at one of the main airports.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders: New Zealand citizens must have a passport that is valid upon arrival in Ethiopia. A visa is required, and can be obtained on arrival in the country for those travelling as tourists and arriving at one of the main airports.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals: Irish citizens must have a passport that is valid upon arrival in Ethiopia. A visa is required, and can be obtained on arrival in the country for those travelling as tourists and arriving at one of the main airports.

Passport/Visa Note: Foreign visitors to Ethiopia may obtain a tourist visa on arrival, if arriving at the international airports in Addis Ababa or Dire Dawa. The fee is USD 50. Work visas are also obtainable, but requirements should be confirmed in advance. A yellow fever vaccination ceritificate is required to enter Ethiopia, if arriving within six days of leaving or transiting through an infected area. NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.


Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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