How to renew your Ethiopian eVisa

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Renewing an Ethiopian eVisa is just as quick and straightforward as the original visa application process. Applicants just need to complete the online application form and pay a fee using a credit or debit card.

Once submitted, Ethiopia eVisa renewal applications are normally processed within 24 hours. The form is very simple, applicants need to answer a range of basic questions by entering information such as their name, date of birth, passport details, and travel plans.

Ethiopia eVisas are sent by email once the application has been approved by the authorities. Travelers need to print a copy of the renewed eVisa to present at the Ethiopian border to gain entry.

Can I extend an Ethiopian eVisa?

Instead of extending an eVisa, applicants can reapply for a new Ethiopian eVisa. Applicants can choose whether they want a 30-day or a 90-day visa by making the appropriate selection on the application form.

How to reapply for an Ethiopia eVisa

It is simple to renew an Ethiopia eVisa. Applicants just need to answer all the questions on the form with the required information which includes the applicant’s name, address, date of birth, email address, and travel plans.

There are also some health, security, and background-related questions. In total, the form should not take longer than a few minutes to complete.

To successfully reapply for the Ethiopia eVisa, applicants must meet all the visa requirements and pay a fee using a credit or debit card. Once approved, the eVisas are sent to the email address provided on the application form.

Applications are normally processed with 24 hours but, on rare occasions, the process can take up to 72 hours. To minimize the chances of delays or complications, applicants should carefully enter and revise all the answers. Even small mistakes can lead to problems.

Requirements to renew an Ethiopia eVisa

Applicants need to meet all the Ethiopia visa requirements to successfully reapply for an Ethiopia eVisa. In addition to completing the application form, applicants need to provide the following documentation:

  • A copy of the biographical page of their passport (passport needs to have at least 6 months remaining
  • A copy of their residency card (if applicable)
  • Recent passport photo

The Ethiopia eVisa is available to all nationalities though citizens of Kenya and Djibouti can enter visa-free. The eVisa can only be used to gain entry through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.