Visa and immigration requirements

Visa are required for all foreign visitors to Ethiopian, with the exception of nationals of Kenya. Visa applications may be obtained at Ethiopia’s diplomatic missions overseas. However, nationals of 36 countries are now allowed to receive their tourist visas on arrival in Ethiopia at the regular charge.

The list includes:

  1. Argentina
  2. Australia
  3. Austria
  4. Belgium
  5. Brazil
  6. Canada
  7. Czech Republic
  8. Denmark
  9. Finland
  10. France
  11. Germany
  12. Greek
  13. India
  14. Ireland
  15. Israel
  16. Italy
  17. Japan
  18. Republic of Korea
  19. Kuwait
  1. Luxembourg
  2. Mexico
  3. Netherlands
  4. New Zealand
  5. North Korea
  6. Norway
  7. Poland
  8. Portugal
  9. Russian Federation
  10. Slovakia
  11. South Africa
  12. Spain
  13. Sweden
  14. Switzerland
  15. Thailand
  16. Citizens of United Kingdom and United States.
  17. For China including passports issued in Hong Kong (SAR China)
    and MACAO (SAR China), Visa is available on arrival.
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