Passport or official travel document (valid for at least six months)
A duly completed application form;
One recent coloured passport-size picture;
A copy of Air Ticket, for tourist visa applicants;
Visa up on arrival Fee has to be in USD amount;
A self-addressed EXPRESS PREPAID return envelope must be attached when an
application is submitted by mail.
All fees should be paid by Money Order or Certified Check and made payable to the
Embassy the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
All types of business visa applicants must apply first to the office of Main Department for
Immigration & Nationality affairs in Ethiopia/Addis Ababa by the applicant's sponsoring
organization or company. After the confirmation the visa process will be finalized here in,
Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ottawa.
A note verbal is required for holders of diplomatic or service passport or laissez passer
of international organizations;
A copy of residence permit or student permit for non-Canadian passport holders;
For children under the age of 18 yrs, a statement allowing a minor to travel abroad made
by a non-travelling parent must be attached with a copy of his/her identification card.
The processing time is three business days from the date of complete submission
Visa fee. (See the list of visas fees below)
The above prices do not apply to American citizens. By special arrangement with the US government, American citizens receive a two-year multiple entry visa for both business and tourist purposes, for which the fee is $70 USD.