AMERICAN VISA SERVICE
COVID-19 UPDATE: The Embassy of Ethiopia is open and issuing visas for US citizens. Please follow the requirements below.
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS:click here
STEP 1: GATHER THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS
Regular Processing: 2-3 days
|Tourist visa (single entry 30 days) ||$55.00|
|Tourist visa (single entry 90 days)||$75.00|
|AVS Service Fees||Regular Processing: 2-3 days|
|Tourist visa (single entry 30 or 90 days) ||$100.00|
|Trip Registration (optional)||$15.00|
STEP 3: E-MAIL COPIES OF ALL DOCUMENTS IN STEP 1 FOR PROCESSING
Quick facts about e-visas to Ethiopia:
--Ethiopia offers two types of visas. Use the instructions below to apply for an e-visa.
--Looking to apply for a visa sticker? Please click here
--All Ethiopia e-visas are valid from the date you intend to enter Ethiopia, NOT date of issuance
--Ethiopia e-visas can be valid for single entry 30 or 90 days
--AVS can process visas for all applicants nationwide regardless of jurisdiction
--E-visas are only valid for tourist travel. If you are traveling for business, you need to apply for a visa sticker
--Please note, originals are not required for e-visas. Everything is done by e-mail
STEP 2: CALCULATE FEES (Embassy fees + AVS Service Fees)
*Please include our service fee and return delivery payment or a completed air bill. Incomplete payment, incomplete applications or documents and wrong application form will cause a delay in processing the above visa application.
** The service fees are non-refundable, once we receive your documents and start processing them. Embassy fees are non-refundable once your paperwork is submitted to the Embassy. Due to the high volume of applications being submitted, the processing times may be delayed by the Passport Agency and any Embassy. While such situations are beyond our control, we will do everything possible to accommodate your trip and will notify you immediately to let you know about the status of your application.
STEP 4: RECEIVE VISA APPROVAL BY E-MAIL
APPROVAL NOTICE WILL BE E-MAILED TO YOU IN 2-3 DAYS
Copies of all documents including passport copy must be e-mailed to us for processing. Original documents are not required. Visa approval will be e-mailed to you in 2-3 days. You will travel to Ethiopia with a printed copy of the approval notice and your passport will be stamped upon arrival at the airport in Ethiopia.