Document Required for Ethopia Visa

  • A request letter from the host organization to Ethiopia's Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs
  • Business license of the inviting business
  • The TIN Certificate of the inviting business (Taxpayer Identification Number)
  • A written agreement between you and the inviting business
  • When an international or intergovernmental organization extends the invitation: Verbale note from Ethiopia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Journalists: four Letters of support from the Ethiopian government's communications office or ministry of foreign affairs.

You may submit materials electronically in the following forms, up to a limit of 2MB each: JPEG, JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, or PDF. The PDF format does not support your picture or the scanned image of your passport.

On the condition that they are readable and in a supported format, you are also permitted to upload photos of your passport and yourself, according to the website of Ethiopia's Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs.

Note that this is not a complete list of the needed paperwork. The documents you require will be listed when you must attach them if you apply online. If you plan to apply at an Ethiopian embassy or when you arrive, you should contact them in advance to find the precise criteria.