Yes - A visa is required for travel to Ethiopia

Friday, August 26, 2016

A valid passport and business visa are required for travel to Ethiopia.

Send these documents to Travisa

1

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Ethiopia, with at least one blank passport page available for 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.

Automated visa application form prepared by our system after you place your visa order on the Global Service Order Form.

3

Photo Requirements:

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light 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 approved by the Ethiopian Government 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:

New York: A computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.

7

Other Requirements:

An Authorization letter approved by the Ethiopian immigration Department.

8

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.

Click here for Ethiopia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

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.


Yes - A visa is required for travel to Ethiopia

Friday, August 26, 2016

A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit Ethiopia.

Send these documents to Travisa

1

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Ethiopia, with at least one blank passport page available for 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.

Automated visa application form prepared by our system after you place your visa order on the Global Service Order Form.

3

Photo Requirements:

One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light 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 ticket showing entry and departure from Ethiopia.

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.

Click here for Ethiopia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

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.


How to Apply for a Visa to Ethiopia

  • Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Ethiopia
  • Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form.
  • 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) 375-2618

Residents of these states:
Connecticut, New Jersey and New York

Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Ave, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (516) 986-9576