The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia issues entry visas valid for up to
six months for persons wishing to visit Ethiopia for different purposes. 

Note that all visas remain valid starting from the date of issue, not from the date of arrival!

Canadians who cannot secure tourist visa from the Embassy for some reason can get one upon arrival
at the airport in Ethiopia.

  1. Visa Requirements and Application Form
  2. Visa Application For Eritreans

Visa Requirements and Application Form

  1. Passport or official travel document (valid for at least six months) 
  2. A duly completed application form;
  3. One recent coloured passport-size picture;
  4. A copy of Air Ticket, for tourist visa applicants;
  5. Visa up on arrival Fee has to be in USD amount;
  6. A self-addressed EXPRESS PREPAID return envelope must be attached when an
    application is submitted by mail.
  7. All fees should be paid by Money Order or Certified Check and made payable to the
    Embassy the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. 
  8. 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.
  9. A note verbal is required for holders of diplomatic or service passport or laissez passer
    of international organizations;
  10. A copy of residence permit or student permit for non-Canadian passport holders;
  11. 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.
  12. The processing time is three business days from the date of complete submission
  13. Visa fee. (See the list of visas fees below)

Visa Fees

No.   Purpose                         Category                              Visa type

No.of

entries

Valid for   Visa fees
1 Diplomatic/ Service  -   VD/VS

Single/

Multiple

up to 3 months No fee/Gratis
2              Business              For Investment I-V Single up to 1 month 38.50 CAD
Multiple 3 months 51.50 CAD
Multiple 6 months 77 CAD
Multiple 1 year 154 CAD

For various government services  

  G-I-V                                  Single up to 1 month 26 CAD
Multiple 3 months 103 CAD
Multiple 6 months 154 CAD
Employee of foreign investor  W-V Single up to 1 month 51.50 CAD 
Government Employee  G-V Single up to 1 month 38.50 CAD 
NGO's  N-V  Single  up to 1 month  77 CAD
For employee of continental  R-I  Single  up to 1 month  64.50 CAD 
For short term meeting, workshop & Seminar  C-V  Single  up to 1 month  38.50 CAD 
For media/Jornalists  J-V  Single  up to 1 month  51.50 CAD 
For employee of private enterprises  P-E  Single  up to 1 month                38.50 CAD 
3    Visitors     Tourist    VT    Single up to 1 month                        51.50 CAD
Single  3 months  77 CAD
Multiple  3 months  90 CAD 
Multiple  6 months  103 CAD 
4     Travellers     Transit     VI     Single 12 hours 32.50 CAD
Single 24 hours 51.50 CAD
Single 48 hours 64.50 CAD
Single 72 hours 77 CAD
Double Not more than 24 hours 64.50 CAD
Studing Student SV  Single up to 1 month  51.50 CAD 
Tourist Visas issued upon arrival       
No.  Purpose Visa type No. of entries  Valid for Visa fees
 1     Tourist/Visitors     VT    Single   up to 1 month 50 USD
Single 3 months 70 USD
Multiple 3 months 80 USD
Multiple 6 months 100 USD

  

  • To complete the Application Form  Click Here
  • For all travellers: Remember to carry your yellow fever Immunization certificate with you when travelling.

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Visa Application For Eritreans

Visa Requirements and Application Form

  1. Passport or official travel document (valid for at least six months) (Original copy);
  2. A duly completed application form;
  3. One recent coloured passport-size picture;
  4. A copy of Air Ticket, for tourist visa applicants;
  5. A self-addressed EXPRESS PREPAID return envelope must be attached when an application
    is submitted by mail.
  6. All fees should be paid by Money Order or Certified Check and made payable to the Embassy
    the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. 
  7. 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.
  8. If you are deported from Ethiopia , or if you are currently a member of any poltical party  
    you should have to inform the Embassy before applying the visa.
  9. A copy of residence permit or student permit for non-Canadian passport holders;
  10. 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.
  11. A copy of residence permit or student permit for non-Canadian passport holders;
  12. Visa fee. (See the list of regular visa application)
  13. To download the Form Click Here

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Embassy's Address

 Embassy Address:

1501-275 Slater Street, Ottawa Ontario
K1P 5H9 Canada 

Tel (613) 565 6637 / Fax (613) 565 9175

 Email: info@embassyofethiopia.net 
     or  info@ethioembassycanada.org  

For consular services

Email: consular@ethioembassycanada.org

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