Visa Services

All visa applications (except Diplomatic Visas) should be sent to The Immigration, Nationality and Vital events Agency (INVEA) through this 


Please refer the following requirements for Ethiopian e-VISA

  1. Nationals of African States who can’t make e-Visa payment online can apply online and make the payment on arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in cash.
  2. Please carefully read and comply to the important notices and guidelines stated in each step of the application form.
  3. The validity of Ethiopian e-Visa starts from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia not from date of issue.
  4. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia.
  5. e-Visa application fees are not refundable
  6. A passport size photo and scanned copy of passport is required.

Important Notice!

We have come to know that there are some fraud websites which have similar look and feel with our official e-Visa website. Please note that the Ethiopian Government doesn’t have any agreement with the owners of those websites. Any visa application submitted or payment made through these websites is not acceptable. Please do not submit visa application on , , or others. The Government of Ethiopia is not responsible for any payments made or for the inconveniences this might create on the applicants.


Disclaimer: The official text of the Embassy Website is the English language version. Any discrepancies or differences created in translations are not binding and have no legal effect for compliance or enforcement purposes.