Origin ID Card
All new applications must be made in person at the Embassy by appointment only on Mondays and Fridays. You will be required to provide fingerprints.
Please note that without a prior appointment, the consular team will be unable to deal with your case and you will be asked to book an appointment for a future date. To avoid disappointment, schedule an appointment by contacting us on 613-565-6637 .
Until further notice, all applications to renew Ethiopian origin ID cards must strictly be submitted by post.
If you wish to add children (under 18) to your ID card, you must submit two copies of a legal document showing your relations, i.e. legalized Birth certificate documents that can be authenticated at the Embassy Birth or Marriage certificates, Educational qualifications, Driving licenses and other similar documents.
As well as Court decisions and orders, and other pecuniary documents.
Ethiopian Origin ID cards are valid for five years.
Types Of Visa
Replacing A Damaged Ethiopian Origin ID Card
If your Ethiopian origin ID card is damaged or in poor condition, you must replace it as soon as possible.
Renewing Origin ID
All new applications must be made in person at the Embassy by appointment only on Mondays and Fridays.
Amended Directive on the Issuance of the ID Card for Foreign Nationals of Ethiopian Origin