Visa Services



Electronic Visa/ Online Visa Service

Ethiopian Embassy in Rome kindly advise persons who are planning to travel to Ethiopia to use online visa service at www.evisa.gov.et

Requirements for a Business Visa:


  • Passport in original and copy (the passport must be valid for at least 6 months).
  • Copy of identification card
  • Two recent color photographs
  • letter sent from the Main Department of Immigration permitting the business visa request 
  • Payment of visa service fee in cash at the Ethiopian Embassy 
  • duly completed and signed visa application form 

Requirements for a Tourist visa:

  • Passport in original and copy (the passport must be valid for at least 6 months).
  • Two recent color photographs of the applicant
  • Copy of Identification Card 
  • Duly completed and signed a visa application form


Tourist Visa on Arrival

Tourist visas can be issued on arrival at Bole International Airport for citizens of all member states of the African Union and the following countries: , Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, South Africa, Korea South, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America. ~Download Pdf 

Requirements for Transit Visa

The transit visa is issued to foreign citizens passing through Ethiopia on to another destination

  • Passport in original and copy (the passport must be valid for at least 6 months)

 

  • Two recent color photographs of the applicant 

 

  • Copy of Identification Card 

 

  • Duly completed and signed visa application form


Requirements for Journalist visa

  • Application letter addressed to the Ethiopian Embassy in Rome the includes the purpose of the trip, proposed dates of travel, locations and some background information about the report or program 
  • Details of the traveling journalist(s)/crew (full name, passport number, nationality, and role) 
  • Background information about the media organization, production company or individual 
  • A list of all equipment being taken into Ethiopia, including serial numbers 
  • copy of passport for each person traveling
  • Expected dates of travel to Ethiopia. 

The Embassy will process Journalist Visa Applications once we have received a confirmation from the Main Department of Immigration and Nationality Affairs of Ethiopia. 

If you plan on making films or photos from a plane or helicopter, permission must be sought in advance from the Civil Aviation Authority. You must state this in your application letter. 


~Download Pdf Visa Application Form.pdf
~Download Pdf VisaFeeChart.pdf
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