Travel to Ethiopia

Ethiopia has land borders with 7 countries: Somalia, Somaliland, Djibouti, Kenya, Eritrea, Sudan, and South Sudan. Visas will not be issued at any of these borders and so it is essential that you obtain a visa to Ethiopia before embarking on your border crossing. Since 2017, Ethiopia is offering nationals of all countries the Ethiopia […]

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Many people travel to Ethiopia to explore the vast landscape, ancient culture, and natural wonders and wildlife. In order to travel to Ethiopia, it’s important to check what documents you need to travel to Ethiopia. Depending on your nationality, it might be necessary to apply for a visa. If this is the case, before applying […]

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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 […]

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Ethiopia is one of the world’s oldest societies and intrigues many travelers every year to visit with its remarkable landscapes and an extraordinary history. There are unlimited activities and adventures that visitors can embark on, as well as plenty of sights to see whilst in Ethiopia. Enjoy animal safaris, river rafting and architectural attractions are […]

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Ethiopia’s popularity as a holiday destination continues to grow. It is a truly breathtaking country and ideal for safari and wildlife-lovers. Thankfully getting there has never been easier. There are 2 types of visas for tourists which are also very easy to obtain: the visa on arrival and the eVisa. Many nationalities are eligible for […]

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On September 11th, 2018 the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea finally reopened after being closed for 20 years. The opening of two points on the Eritrea-Ethiopia border marks an important turning point in a long shared history of conflict, and ties between the two countries are already firmly on the mend. For the first time […]

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Ethiopia has 43 embassies and 49 consulates around the world. There are a number of reasons why you might need to go to an embassy, there is a range of processes and applications which can only be completed there. However, for tourists wanting to visit Ethiopia, there is no need to go to an embassy […]

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Travelers who transit through Ethiopia don’t need a visa as long as they remain in the permitted transit area and depart within 12 hours. However, if someone has to wait for their connecting flight for longer than 12 hours, or wants to leave the airport, then they need to obtain a transit visa for Ethiopia. […]

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There are 2 types of Ethiopian visas, the visa on arrival and the eVisa, and the vast majority of visitors need one or the other to enter. Only citizens of Kenya or Djibouti can enter visa-free. Before traveling to Ethiopia it is important to understand the pros and cons of each visa so you can […]

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