Visa policy of Ethiopia

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Ethiopian visa with entry and exit stamps from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

All visitors to Ethiopia except Kenya and Djibouti nationals require a visa.[1][2]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Ethiopia

Visa exemption[edit]

Citizens of the following 2 countries do not require a visa to visit Ethiopia:

Holders of diplomatic or service passports of any country other than Eritrea, Pakistan and Somalia do not require a visa for up to 3 months.

Land Border Arrivals[edit]

Visas are required for all visitors (except Kenya and Djibouti nationals) and they must be obtained from one of the Ethiopian diplomatic missions.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Tourist visa (valid for up to three months), unless they are of Eritrean or Somali origin, can be issued on arrival only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to nationals and residents (if they are not nationals of Pakistan) of the following 40 countries and territories:[3][4]

Visa on arrival is also available for visitors attending meetings, seminars, or workshops organized by the African Union and holding an invitation letter stating the purpose of travel.


  1. ^ Visa Requirements
  2. ^ "Visa Information". Timatic. IATA. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  4. ^ [1]

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