Recently Ethiopia introduced e-visas for people seeking tourist and business visas to Ethiopia. Here are some facts you should know about Ethiopia e-visas.
All applications are done on the government's website. Watch out for several fake websites which also claim on to offer the same, all have been listed on the official e-visa website.
Requirements for your e-visa application are:
A passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the day you land in Ethiopia.
For tourist visas, these are the charges.
USD52 for a tourist visa valid for 30 days.
USD 72 for a tourist visa valid for 90 days.
There are several categories of business visas, prices differ. Find prices of business visas here
Payment can be done in US dollars, Canadian dollars or Euros.
IMPORTANT TO NOTE: People from African states who can't pay for their e-visas online can make payment upon arrival at Bole international airport in Addis Ababa. All e-visa holders can only enter Ethiopia through Bole international airport.
Processing time: Takes between 3 to days for your visa to be processed.
Visa on arrival.
Visas on arrival can be issued to citizens of these countries upon arrival at Bole international airport.
Ethiopian visa extension applications can not be done online. All visa extension applications are done at immigration headquarters in Addis Ababa.