Ethiopia
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Ethiopia Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Ethiopian business visa are required for travel to Ethiopia.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Ethiopia, with at least one blank visa page available for Ethiopian visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Ethiopia visas.
2
Ethiopian Visa Application Form:
One original Ethiopia visa application form, plus one copy, properly completed and signed. An improperly completed Ethiopian visa application may delay the processing of your business visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Letter Of Invitation from Ethiopia:
A letter of invitation from sponsor/host company in Ethiopia explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Ethiopia. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and host’s contact information.
5
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Ethiopia. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Ethiopia.

To generate an Ethiopian Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
6
Proof Of Departure:
In New York jurisdiction, a computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ethiopia

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ethiopia Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Ethiopian tourist visa are required for travel to Ethiopia.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Ethiopia, with at least one blank visa page available for Ethiopian visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Ethiopia visas.
2
Ethiopian Visa Application Form:
One original Ethiopia visa application form, plus one copy, properly completed and signed. An improperly completed Ethiopian visa application may delay the processing of your tourist visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be acceptable.
5
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ethiopia

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ethiopia Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to transit this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Ethiopian Visa Application Form:
One signed Ethiopia visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Ethiopia visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ethiopia visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
5
Other Requirements:
A copy of onward destination visas (if applicable).
6
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Ethiopia Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid for 2 years based on the consulate's discretion.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ethiopia

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ethiopia Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Ethiopian Visa Application Form:
One signed Ethiopia visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Ethiopia visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ethiopia visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph(s), in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
Official Letter of Support from the US Department of State.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency, copy of airline ticket or a corporate letter stating travel plans. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be submitted.
6
Other Requirements:
Upon arrival at the airport you must declare any foreign currency to the customs authority.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Ethiopia Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid for 2 years based on the consulate's discretion.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ethiopia

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ethiopia Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Ethiopia
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Ethiopia Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
Residents of these states:
Applicants from any state
Send documents to:
Travisa - Los Angeles
6222 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (323) 932-7300
Residents of these states:
Connecticut, New Jersey and New York
Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 613-2223
Residents of these states:
Applicants from any state
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166