All foreign nationals who seek to enter Ethiopia require a visa. However, Ethiopian origin ID holders and travellers who arrive in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to take a connecting flight, provided that they do not leave the airport or pass the Immigration Desk, are not required to have a visa.

The type of visa you are required to obtain is determined mainly by the purpose of your intended travel under Ethiopia immigration law. Please make sure that you meet all requirements to receive the type of visa for which you are applying.

The Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs, in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines, has rolled out its e-visa service to all international visitors to Ethiopia since June 1, 2018. Therefore, applicants are advised to apply for their visas online, at 

To download Visa Application form, please click this link