Yes - A visa is required for travel to Ethiopia

Saturday, February 23, 2019

A valid passport and missionary 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 passport page available for available for Ethiopian visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Ethiopia visas.

2

Ethiopia Visa Application Form:

Two original Ethiopia visa application forms, plus one copy, properly completed and signed.

3

Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

4

Business Letter

Letter from church or sponsoring organization in the US, on letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant’s status/position held in the organization, clearly stating the purpose of visit to Ethiopia. The letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Ethiopia.

5

Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Ethiopia.

6

Medical Requirements:

International certificate of vaccination against yellow fever.

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

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. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.

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 the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Ethiopian Visa

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Diran Visa Service :

Applicants from any state

Diran Visa Service
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 570
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tel: 877-876-3266

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Diran Visa Service :

Connecticut, New Jersey and New York

Diran Visa Service
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 106-107 Lobby
New York, NY 10165
Tel: 877-876-3266