General information

  • Working hours and Contact detail
    • Consular section is open Monday to Friday
    • From 10:30 to 12:30 hours and

From 14:30 to 16:30 hours

  • Consular section is closed during Ethiopian and Irish public holidays (refer to Ethiopian public holidays)
  • Contact details

26 upper Fitzwilliam Street

Dublin 2

Ireland

Telephone 00353 (1) 678 70 62/3

Fax            00353 (1) 678 70 65

E-mail        This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Website      www.ethiopianembassy.ie

  • Processing time
    • Fully completed applications except those listed below will be ready for collection the next working day during the course of  the afternoon
    • Fully completed application forms sent by registered mail will be returned by post the next working day. Please ensure to include a pre paid envelope.
    • Fully completed applications forms of print media journalists, photo-journalists film production crew may take from 2 to 5 working days to process.
    • Fully completed application forms of Eritrean may take from 2 to 15 working days
    • Fully completed application forms of those coming from counties other than Dublin may be ready the same working day up to 16:30 hours if presented until 14:00
    • Applications for passport and ID (new and renewal) may take few months as the document is issued in Ethiopia.

 

  • Type of photos
    • All photographs have to be passport size (3*4 cm), recent, in color clear, with neutral back ground showing frontal view of the face.  The photograph should be without sunglasses, hat or other head covering unless for ethnic or religious reasons. No scanned or computer print out picture.
    • Write your full name at the back of the photo
    • For passport and ID issue the face has to cover at list 50% of the picture
  • A minor, who’s parent is, Naturalized Ethiopian may enter the country if the Person of Ethiopian origin ID data of his parent is stamped on his passport
  • Visa fees for adults and minors are the same

Credit and ATM cards

  • Credit card acceptance is now growing throughout the country,
  • Some banks in Addis Ababa and few other main cities issue cash withdrawals on cards up to US$500.00 per day paid in birr
  • ATMs for Visa and other cards can now be found in some banks, and in Addis Ababa’s few main hotels.
  • Foreign currency exchange service is given by many banks in Addis Ababa
  • Travelers’ checks can be exchanged to cash in many banks
  • The following links may help to locate ATM service branches
  • http://www.dashenbanksc.com/atmnetwork/index.htm
  • http://www.combanketh.com/branchatm.php

  Passport

  • Issue of fresh passport for the first time
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Reason of request statement (See form CS06)
    • Birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or data of three Ethiopians living in Ethiopia who can testify about your nationality
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

 

  • Issue of fresh substitute for expired/old passport
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photograph (see type of photos )
    • Old  passport (copy and original)
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16 )
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

 

  • Issue of fresh substitute for lost/damaged passport
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Affidavit giving detailed explanation of the circumstances under which the passport was damaged/lost (see form CS05)
    • Report lodged with the nearest Police Station for lost passport
    • Copy of old passport
    • Or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or data of three Ethiopians living in Ethiopia who can testify about your nationality
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

  • Issue of fresh passport for children
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Current valid passport of Ethiopian parent/s (copy and original)
    • Birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or birth certificate from the country of birth (copy and original)
    • Affidavit given by the parent/s declaring that the child has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS13)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff  for those 14 years and above
    • Up to the age of 14 years (exclusive) don’t require finger print
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

 

  • Change of name on the passport
    • Same as new Passport cases, as it requires issue of a new Passport
    • Court order about  the change of name in Ethiopia
    • In case of change of maiden name on marriage, marriage certificate (copy and original) and court order about the change is required
    • To enter children’s data on passport
      • This service is not available any more
      • Children may have their own passport
      • Renewal of expired passport
        • This service is not available any more
        • If passport expires it should be replaced (see Issuance new passport to replace expired/old passport )

  • Amendment on passport
    • This service is not available any more
    • If amendment is required the passport should be replaced  (see Issue of fresh substitute for expired/old passport )

v     Lese passé

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
  • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
  • Reason of request statement
  • Copy of old passport
  • Or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
  • Or testimony by three Ethiopians with their passport copy and interview by the consular officer
  • Garda (GNIB) Card or any ID (copy and original)
  • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit about their nationality (see form CS16)
  • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
  • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
  • Lese passé is valid for one way trip to Ethiopia for six months from the date of issue

 

 Consular service fees

No.

Type of service

Tariffs in Ethiopia in USD

Tariffs at Ethiopian Embassy in Dublin in Euro

For Foreigners

 

 

1

Single entry Tourist, Transit and Business  visa

20.00

17.00

2

Three months multiple entry visa

30.00

26.00

3

Diplomatic and service single and  Three months multiple entry visa

0.00

0.00

4

Six months multiple entry business visa

50.00

43.00

5

One year multiple entry business visa

100.00

85.00

6

Six months multiple entry tourist visa

40.00

34.00

7

Double entry transit visa

30.00

26.00

8

Two years multiple  entry visa for Americans

70.00

60.00

9

Legalization of one document for foreigners

Br 300.00

77.00

10

Legalization of one pecuniary document/ court decision

Br 324.00

81.00

 

For Ethiopians

 

 

11

Issuance/renewal  of new passport for non students

Br300.00

43.00

12

Replacement of passport for non students

 

51.00

13

Issuance/renewal  of new passport for students

Br 150.00

22.00

14

Replacement of passport for students

 

26.00

15

Legalization of one document for Ethiopians

Br 150.00

50.00

16

Legalization of one pecuniary document & court decision for Ethiopians

Br162.00

53.00

17

Issuance of Laissez passé

 

17.00

18

Issuance of Ethiopian Identification card

500.00

400.00

19

Replacement of Ethiopian Identification card

300.00

240.00

21

Renewal of Ethiopian Identification card

200.00

160.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consular service fees

  • Miscellaneous
    • Minor
      • A minor may enter the country with out separate document if registered on the passport of the person who accompanies him
      • If a minor is traveling alone he shall have a person who shall assume responsibility for him in the country
  • A minor, who’s parent is, Naturalized Ethiopian may enter the country if the Person of Ethiopian origin ID data of his parent is stamped on his passport
  • Visa fees for adults and minors are the same
  • Credit and ATM cards
    • Credit card acceptance is now growing throughout the country,
    • Some banks in Addis Ababa and few other main cities issue cash withdrawals on cards up to US$500.00 per day paid in birr
    • ATMs for Visa and other cards can now be found in some banks, and in Addis Ababa’s few main hotels.
    • Foreign currency exchange service is given by many banks in Addis Ababa
    • Travelers’ checks can be exchanged to cash in many banks
    • The following links may help to locate ATM service branches
    • http://www.dashenbanksc.com/atmnetwork/index.htm
    • http://www.combanketh.com/branchatm.php

 

 

 

  Passport

  • Issue of fresh passport for the first time
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Reason of request statement (See form CS06)
    • Birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or data of three Ethiopians living in Ethiopia who can testify about your nationality
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

 

  • Issue of fresh substitute for expired/old passport
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photograph (see type of photos )
    • Old  passport (copy and original)
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16 )
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

 


 

 

  • Issue of fresh substitute for lost/damaged passport
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Affidavit giving detailed explanation of the circumstances under which the passport was damaged/lost (see form CS05)
    • Report lodged with the nearest Police Station for lost passport
    • Copy of old passport
    • Or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or data of three Ethiopians living in Ethiopia who can testify about your nationality
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

  • Issue of fresh passport for children
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Current valid passport of Ethiopian parent/s (copy and original)
    • Birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or birth certificate from the country of birth (copy and original)
    • Affidavit given by the parent/s declaring that the child has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS13)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff  for those 14 years and above
    • Up to the age of 14 years (exclusive) don’t require finger print
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

 

  • Change of name on the passport
    • Same as new Passport cases, as it requires issue of a new Passport
    • Court order about  the change of name in Ethiopia
    • In case of change of maiden name on marriage, marriage certificate (copy and original) and court order about the change is required
    • To enter children’s data on passport
      • This service is not available any more
      • Children may have their own passport
      • Renewal of expired passport
        • This service is not available any more
        • If passport expires it should be replaced (see Issuance new passport to replace expired/old passport )

  • Amendment on passport
    • This service is not available any more
    • If amendment is required the passport should be replaced  (see Issue of fresh substitute for expired/old passport )

v     Lese passé

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
  • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
  • Reason of request statement
  • Copy of old passport
  • Or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
  • Or testimony by three Ethiopians with their passport copy and interview by the consular officer
  • Garda (GNIB) Card or any ID (copy and original)
  • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit about their nationality (see form CS16)
  • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
  • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
  • Lese passé is valid for one way trip to Ethiopia for six months from the date of issue

 

v     Person of Ethiopian origin Identity card

  • Issue of ID for person of Ethiopian origin
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS02
    • 4 photographs  (see type of photos )
    • Old  Ethiopian passport or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia except for the passport  (copy and original)
    • Current valid passport (original and copy)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees )
    • ID is valid for five years from the date of issue
    • On the current passport details of the ID is stamped
    • Passport should always be presented with the ID to enter/exit Ethiopia

 

  • Issue of ID for spouse
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS03
    • Person of Ethiopian origin ID of the spouse
    • 4 photographs  (see type of photos)
    • Current valid passport (original and copy)
    • Marriage certificate (copy and original)
    • Affidavit by the couple stating they are currently married (see form CS15)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • ID is valid for five years from the date of issue
    • On the current passport details of the ID is stamped
    • Passport should always be presented with the ID to enter/exit Ethiopia

 

  • Issue of ID for children
    • Children’s of holder of person of Ethiopian origin can have their own ID
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS02
    • Request statement by Ethiopian origin parent
    • Person of Ethiopian origin ID of the Ethiopian origin parent
    • 4 photographs  (see type of photos)
    • Birth certificate 9copy and original)
    • Current valid passport (original and copy)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff  for 14 years and above
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • ID is valid for five years from the date of issue
    • On the current passport details of the ID is stamped
    • Passport should always be presented with the ID to enter/exit Ethiopia
  • Issue of ID for couples
    • Each person has to full fill the following requirements
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS02
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos)
    • Old  Ethiopian passport or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia except for the passport  (copy and original)
    • Current valid passport (original and copy)
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • ID is valid for five years from the date of issue
    • On the current passport details of the ID is stamped
    • Passport should always be presented with the ID to enter/exit Ethiopia
  • Replacement of expired/lost or damaged ID
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS02
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos)
    • Person of Ethiopian origin ID (original or/and copy as appropriate)
    • Current valid passport (original and copy)
    • Affidavit giving detailed explanation of the circumstances under which the ID was damaged/lost
    • Report lodged with the nearest Police Station for lost ID
    • Marriage certificate and affidavit by the couple stating they are currently married, if ID is obtained by marriage (see forms CS15)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • ID is valid for five years from the date of issue
    • On the current passport details of the ID is stamped
    • Passport should always be presented with the ID to enter/exit Ethiopia

 

  • To enter children’s data on ID
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS02
    • Request statement by Ethiopian origin parent form CS07
    • Person of Ethiopian origin ID of the Ethiopian origin parent
    • 3 photographs  (see type of photos )
    • Birth certificate (original and copy)
    • Current valid passport (original and copy)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff  for 14 years and above
    • No fee for this service
    • Children’s data is not entered on the ID any more
    • On the current passport of the child details of the ID of his parent is entred
    • Passport should always be presented with the ID to enter/exit Ethiopia

 

  • Renewal of ID
    • ID is not renewed any more
    • If ID expires it should be replaced (see Replacement of expired/lost or damaged ID for person of Ethiopian origin )
    • The fee for newel applies in this case (refer service fees)

 

  • Amendment on ID
    • This service is not available any more
    • If amendment is required ID should be replaced (see Replacement of expired/lost or damaged ID for person of Ethiopian origin)

 

v     Visa service

  • Exempted from visa requirement
    • Naturalized Ethiopians and who hold a valid Ethiopian Origin Identity card
    • Foreigners with a valid permanent resident permit in Ethiopia
    • Kenyans
    • Djiboutian
    • Representatives, Officials and experts holding diplomatic or service passport of Member States or Laissez-passer of the OAU and traveling to Ethiopia to attend OAU meetings, seminars and workshops and other official functions
  • General Requirements and info for visa
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS04
    • Original passport valid at list for six months and at list with one blank page
    • 1 passport size photo (refer type of photos)
    • Appropriate fee by cash, check, postal order or banker’s draft check to be paid in advance (refer Service fees)
    • Fees for adults and minors are the same
    • For business visas letter from your company or inviting company in Ethiopia stating the purpose and duration of travel
    • For traveling document holders letter from an employer or school stating your status in the company or school
    • For diplomatic and service passport note verbal from the appropriate authority
    • If you require your passport to be returned by post, include a self-addressed envelope stamped for registered mail. The Embassy doesn’t accept any responsibility for any items lost in the post
    • Visa fees are for services to issue the visa and are not refundable after the visa is processed or issued
    • Visas are valid from the date of issue up to the date of expiry on the visa, not from the date of arrival in Ethiopia.
    • Visa holders may stay in the country only up to the date of expiration on the visa
    • If visa expires before entering the country, you may request another visa by fulfilling the requirements all over again, including the fee
    • It is the applicant’s responsibility to check that all the details on the visa are correct and to seek any corrections that may be required. The Embassy will not accept any responsibility for inconvenience or financial loss caused by inadvertent inaccuracies in the visa

 

  • More requirements for journalists/ professional photographers
    • A letter from the employer with the following details should be sent to the Embassy

 

  • The name of the company the Journalist/photographer is working for
  • The name, passport number and nationality of the Journalist/photographer
  • The purpose and type of the planned program
  • Duration of the trip
  • Exact locations to be visited for the planned program
  • Name and Telephone number of the contact person or organization in Ethiopia if any
  • A list and serial number of the equipment taken for the program
  • Flight details
  • The applicant has to obtain a press permit from the Office for Government Communication Affairs, Department of Foreign Media Permit by fulfilling the following requirements
    • Original passport
    • Two passport size (3*4 cm) photograph
    • All the requirements listed in the previous paragraph
    • The applicant or his representative has to obtain a customs exemption letter from Office for Government Communication Affairs for the equipment/instruments to be used in the program , which should be re-exported on departure
    • If customs exemption letter is not obtained before arrival in the country, the equipments should be left at customs until the permit is obtained

 

  • Additional requirements for film shooting
    • A letter from the company with the following details should be sent to the Embassy to get the visa
      • The name of the company shooting the film
      • The name, passport number, address and nationality of the film crew
      • The purpose and title of the film
      • Duration of the shooting
      • Exact location of the shooting
      • Total production cost of the film and the portion that will be used in Ethiopia
      • A copy of the film script along with synopsis for feature films or synopsis for documentary films
      • A list and serial number of the equipment taken for shooting
      • Flight details
      • Name and Telephone number of the contact person or organization in Ethiopia if any
    • The applicant has to obtain a shooting permit from the Office for Government Communication Affairs, Department of foreign media permit by fulfilling the following requirements
      • Original passport
      • Permit fee based on production cost (Birr 1000. for the first Birr100,000.00 and 2% on the balance).
      • Two passport size (3*4 cm) photograph
      • All the requirements listed in the previous paragraph
    • The application has to be submitted at list 10 days before the planed shooting day
    • The applicant or his representative has to obtain a customs exemption letter from Office for Government Communication Affairs for the equipment/instruments to be used in the shooting , which should be re-exported on departure
    • If customs exemption letter is not obtained before arrival in the country, the equipments should be left at customs until the permit is obtained.
    • Where the applicant wishes to use an aircraft for shooting a film, he should obtain a flight permit from the Ethiopian civil Aviation Authority

 

  • Additional requirements for Eritrean and naturalized Eritrean
    • Please contact the embassy to get the appropriate application form
    • The visa processes may take from 2 to 15 working days
    • Foreigners who are originally from Eritrea can not get visa on arrival at the airport ,although they are from tourist generating countries
    • Flight details should be submitted once the visa is approved

 

  • Additional requirements for entry by land
    • Visas are not issued at border crossing points
    • For crossing the border by motorcycle, bicycle or by driving a car a letter listing the following facts should be submitted to the embassy if applicable
      • The name, passport number and nationality
      • The purpose and duration of the trip
      • Identification number, engine number, registration number of the vehicle or motorcycle
      • List of electronic equipments to be taken in if any
    • A copy of the following documents should also be submitted if applicable
      • Certificate of Insurance
      • Registration certificate of the vehicle and
      • Driving license
    • The Items to be imported temporarily with out duty should be  exported on departure
    • For driving permits in the country refer miscellaneous

v    Type of visas

  • Visas issued by the mission is for
    • Irish nationals
    • Foreign nationals who are permanent residents in Ireland
    • Foreign nationals from Internationally recognized tourist generating countries (refer List of internationally recognized tourist generating countries)

 

  • Tourist visa
    • Single entry tourist visa valid from one to three months as requested,
    • Multiple entry tourist visa is valid for three months &
    • Multiple entry tourist visa valid for six months only for naturalized Ethiopians
    • Multiple entry tourist visa valid for twenty four months only for Americans
    • Business visa
      • Business visa is issued for those traveling for the following

Activities for short period

  • For government business,
  • For researches and other studies,
  • For workshops, seminars and other similar activities
  • For diplomatic mission, international, regional, and sub-regional organizational activities
  • For employees of different airliners
  • Types of business visa
    • A single entry business visa valid from one to  three months as requested,
    • A multiple entry business visa valid for three months,
    • Multiple entry business visa valid for twenty four months only for Americans
    • Transit visa
      • Transit passengers continuing to a third country within 12 hours, provided not leaving the airport and holding valid travel documents and visa for onward destination do not require transit visa
      • Others require a single entry transit visa if they cross the country just once or double entry transit visa if they return back through the country
      • Transit visa is issued up on presentation of visa and ticket for onward destination
      • Diplomatic and service visa
        • Diplomatic or service visa is issued for holders of      diplomatic or service passport/ Laissez-passer up on presentation of note verbal from the appropriate authority
        • Single entry visa or multiple entry visa valid for three months are issued

 

  • Visa issued at arrival at Bole international Airport, Addis Ababa
    • Requirements
      • Fully completed and signed application form (found on arrival)
      • Original passport valid at list for six months and at list with one blank page
      • 2 passport size photo (refer type of photos)
      • Appropriate fee only in cash and only in USD (refer Service fees)
      • Fees for adults and minors are the same
      • For business visas letter from inviting company in Ethiopia stating the purpose and duration of travel, and an approval should be obtained before arrival

 

  • Tourist visa
    • Under the following circumstances single entry visa valid from one to three months  or three months multiple tourist visas valid for three months can be issued on arrival at Bole International Airport:-
      • For foreign nationals who are coming from countries where there is no Ethiopian Mission, up on receiving prior approval from Immigration & Nationality Affairs Main Department (refer visa for citizens of countries where there is no Ethiopian mission)
      • For foreign nationals, even though there is an Ethiopian Mission, who are coming from internationally recognized  tourist generating countries (refer List of internationally recognized tourist generating countries)
      • For foreign nationals, who are permanent residents in internationally recognized  tourist generating countries,

 

  • Business visa
    • Under the following circumstances single entry visa valid from one to three months  or three months multiple business visas valid for three months can be issued on arrival at Bole International Airport:-
    • Business visa is issued for those traveling for the following

activities for short period

  • For government business,
  • For researches and other studies,
  • For workshops, seminars and other similar activities
  • For diplomatic mission, international, regional, and sub-regional organizational activities
  • For employees of different airliners who conduct airline businesses
  • For foreign nationals who are coming from countries where Ethiopian Mission is not represented, as per the request by the pertinent  organ to the Immigration & Nationality Affairs Main Department and when the latter approves it
  • Representatives, officials and experts holding ordinary passports of the OAU Member States as well as holders of diplomatic, service or ordinary passports of other states or a UN Laissez-passer and traveling to Ethiopia to attend the meetings and activities of the OAU upon presenting an official letter explaining the purpose of their travel.
  • Representatives and officials of different international and regional organizations traveling to Ethiopia for official business or to attend meetings, seminars and workshops upon presentation of an officials letter explaining the purpose of their travel
  • visit the following link for details      http://www.mfa.gov.et/Consular_Affair_Diplomatic/Visa_Issuance.php?Page=Visa_Issuance_6.htm
  • Transit Visa
    • Under the following circumstances single or double transit visas valid for three months can be issued on arrival at Bole International Airport:-
    • For foreign nationals who are coming from countries where there is no Ethiopian Mission,
    • For foreign nationals, even though there is an Ethiopian Mission, who are coming from internationally recognized  tourist generating countries (refer List of internationally recognized tourist generating countries)
    • For foreign nationals, who are permanent residents in internationally recognized tourist generating countries
    • Transit passengers continuing to a third country within 12 hours, provided not leaving the airport and holding valid travel documents and visa for onward destination do not require transit visa
    • Others require a single entry transit visa if they cross the country just once or double entry transit visa if they return back through the country

 

v     Visa when there is no Ethiopian mission in the country

  • Tourist visa
    • Foreign nationals who are coming from countries where Ethiopian Mission is not represented, and are from countries which are not among internationally recognized  tourist generating countries (refer List of internationally recognized tourist generating countries) can get visa
      • From the nearest Ethiopian Embassy or
      • Request should be submitted to the following address and up on receiving the approval from the department the visa can be issued on arrival at Bole international airport

Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs

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Fax no- (00) 251 11 155-3209

(00) 251 11 156-4981

Tel no.  (00) 251 11 151-3899

P.O.Box 5741

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

  • A single entry tourist visa valid from one to three months &
  • A multiple entry tourist visa valid for three months
  • Business visa
    • Foreign nationals who are coming from countries where Ethiopian Mission is not represented, as per the request by the pertinent  organ to the Immigration & Nationality Affairs Main Department and when the latter approves it the following visas are issued on arrival at Bole International Airport or
    • From the nearest Ethiopian Embassy
      • A single entry business visa valid from one to three months &
      • A multiple entry business visa valid for three months

v     List of internationally recognized tourist generating countries

  • The following are considered to be internationally recognized tourist generating countries and are entitled to get tourist visa on arrival

 

  1. Argentina
  2. Australia
  3. Austria
  4. Belgium
  5. Brazil
  6. Canada
  7. China
  8. Check Republic
  9. Denmark
  10. Finland
  11. France
  12. Germany
  13. Greece
  14. India
  15. Ireland
  16. Israel
  17. Italy
  18. Japan
  19. Korea Republic
  20. Kuwait
  21. Luxembourg
  22. Mexico
  23. Netherlands
  24. New Zealand
  25. Norway
  26. North Korea
  27. Poland
  28. Portugal
  29. Russian Federation
  30. Slovakia
  31. South Africa
  32. Spain
  33. Sweden 
  34. Switzerland 
  35. United Kingdom
  36. United States

 

v     Requirements on arrival and in Ethiopia

  • Port of entry and exit
    • Visas are not issued at border crossing points
    • visas are issued only at Addis Ababa, Bole international Airport, for those who are eligible to get visa on arrival
    • Visitors with valid travel document and visa, where applicable, may enter the country through the following ports
    • By air
      • Addis Ababa
      • Diredawa
    • By Rail
      • Dewole crossing from Djiboute
    • By land
      • Metemma and  Humera crossing from Sudan
      • Galafi and Dewole crossing from Djiboute
      • Dolo Odo, Togo Chale and Tefri Ber crossing from Somalia
      • Omorate and  Moyale crossing from Kenya
      • From Eritrea no crossing point at the moment

 

 

 

  • Customs requirements
    • On arrival written declaration of the goods or the currency has to made to Ethiopian customs authority
    • Duty-free imports are permitted for up to: 2 liters of alcoholic beverage, 0.5 liter of perfume, 250 gm. of tobacco or 200 cigarettes, portable DVD And VCD, tape recorder with a single CD player, 600 gm. of jewelry (for non-frequent passengers).
    • The travelers or tourists may also import various goods on a temporary basis. However for goods to be temporarily imported, customs may require a cash deposit to cover the duty and taxes normally payable.
    • Visitors may export souvenirs with a value not exceeding USD 500
    • Permits are required before exporting antiques, animal skins and artifacts; which require documentation from the National Museum in Addis Ababa for export.
    • Travelers who bring drugs the quantity of which exceeds that which would be expected for personal use are required to have a permit from the Ministry of Health
    • Visit the following link for details http://www.erca.gov.et/impexpro.php

 

  • Foreign currency requirements
    • Any traveler to Ethiopia is allowed to bring with him/her any amount of legal foreign currency. There are no quantitative restrictions on importation of legal foreign currency into Ethiopia, provided it is declared on arrival
    • Arrivals to Ethiopia are required to convert their currency in an authorized Bank or establishment whenever they want to have local currency (Birr) by collecting their receipts from the bank, which may be requested on departure
    • The exportation of the foreign currencies you have brought from abroad is not restricted if their previous importation are acknowledged by relevant customs declarations.
    • Resident and non-resident travelers can carry $3,000 or its equivalent in any other convertible foreign currency in cash in and out of Ethiopia with proper evidence of its source.
    • Travelers can only carry up to 200 Ethiopian Birr out of the country
    • Visit the following link for details http://www.erca.gov.et/impexpro.php

 

  • Health requirements
    • Prior to entry, A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travelers aged over one year traveling from an infected area
    • Vaccination against cholera is also required for any person who has visited or transited a cholera-infected area within six days prior to arrival in Ethiopia.
    • About any immunizations you may require please seek advice from your GP, practice nurse or travel health clinic in advance.
    • Travelers who bring drugs, the quantity of which exceeds that which would be expected for personal use are required to have a permit from the Ministry of Health.

 

  • Extension of visa in Ethiopia
    • Visa holders may stay in the country only up to the date of expiration on the visa
    • Visa extension request, if required, should be submitted to the main department for immigration and nationality affairs by establishing sufficient cause and evidence.
    • The visa application form for this purpose can be found from the department.
    • The department’s address is:-

Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs

Email- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fax no- (00) 251 11 155-3209

(00) 251 11 156-4981

Tel no.  (00) 251 11 151-3899

P.O.Box 5741

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

  • Travelers whose entry visa expires before they depart Ethiopia and who hasn’t  obtained a visa extension pay a penalty and may also be required to pay a court fine before being permitted to depart from Ethiopia
  • Registration requirements
    • The following persons shall be registered by main department for immigration and nationality affairs
      • All foreigners residing in Ethiopia
      • A foreigner who enters Ethiopia with an immigrant visa, within thirty days of the date of  arrival
      • A foreigner who enters Ethiopia with a business or student visa or with out a visa ( where it applies) and intends to stay for more than ninety days, within thirty days of the date of  arrival

 

  • Exit requirements
    • Exit visa is not required to leave the country since 2004
    • Entry and departure date stamp is marked on the passport
    • No airport tax

 

    Attestation and other services

  • For Ethiopians and naturalized Ethiopians
    • Power of Attorney

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS07
  • Current valid passport or Person of Ethiopian origin ID (copy and original)
  • Or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia along with valid Irish ID (copy and original)
  • Neatly presented power of attorney to be signed in front of the Embassy staff
  • The power of attorney should include full name, passport/ID number and addresses of both parties
  • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
  • To come in person with all the documents and fee
  • The power of attorney should be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia within one year (see service fees)
  • The document could be attested at Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia in person or through representatives in Ethiopia, there is no service through post

 

  • Document Attestation

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS07
  • If the document originates from Ethiopia it has to be  attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia within the last one year
  • If the document originates from Ireland has to be legalized by Department of foreign affairs of Ireland within the last one year
  • Appropriate fee (see fees)
  • To come in person with all the documents and fee or to post it with self addressed pre paid registered return post
  • Documents should also be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia  within one year  (see service fees)
  • The document could be legalized by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia in person or through representatives in Ethiopia, there is no service through post

 

 

 

  • Fingerprint capture

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS07
  • Current valid passport or Person of Ethiopian origin ID (original and/or copy)
  • Or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia along with valid Irish ID (copy and original)
  • 1 photograph (see photos)
  • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
  • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
  • The document should also be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia within one year (see service fees)
  • The document could be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia in person or through representatives in Ethiopia, there is no service through post

 

  • Certificate of good conduct (police clearance)

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS07
  • Current valid passport or Person of Ethiopian origin ID (original and copy)
  • Or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and legalized by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia along with valid Irish ID (copy and original)
  • 1 photograph  (see type of photos)
  • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
  • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
  • Original fingerprint document should also be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia with in one year (see service fees)
  • To take the following documents to

-          Ethiopian Federal Police Commission

Forensic Investigation Department
P.O. Box 80358
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

-          Legalized fingerprint document

-          Two passport size photographs

-          Copy of current valid passport or Person of Ethiopian origin ID

-          Statement of request for police clearance certificate

-          The fee to issue the police clearance certificate in Ethiopia is Br 10.00

  • To attest the police clearance certificate by Ministry of foreign affairs in Ethiopia (see service fees)
  • Police clearance certificate could be obtained by applying in person or through representatives in Ethiopia, there is no service through post

 

  • For Foreigners

  • Power of Attorney

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS10
  • The power of  attorney should be given in the appropriate Irish solicitor and notary public/court
  • To attest the power of attorney at department of foreign affairs of Ireland within the last one year
  • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
  • To come in person with all the documents and fee or to post it with self addressed pre paid registered return envelop
  • The document should also be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia within one year (see service fees)
  • The document could be attested at Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia in person or through representatives in Ethiopia, there is no service through post

 

  • Document legalization

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS10
  • If the document originates from Ethiopia it has to be  attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia within the last one year
  • If the document originates from Ireland has to be legalized by Department of foreign affairs of Ireland within the last one year
  • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
  • To come in person with all the documents and fee or to post it with self addressed registered return envelop
  • Documents should also be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia within one year (see service fees)
  • The document could be attested at Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia in person or through representatives in Ethiopia, there is no service through post

 

  • Fingerprint capture

  • This service is available only for Ethiopians and Foreigners of Ethiopian origin with Person of Ethiopian origin ID

 

  • Certificate of good conduct (police clearance)

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS10
  • To have fingerprint captured at local police office (Garda)
  • To attest the fingerprint at department of foreign affairs of Ireland
  • Appropriate fee (see  service fees)
  • Original fingerprint document should also be attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (after it is legalized by our office) within one year (see service fees)
  • To take the following documents to

-          Ethiopian Federal Police Commission

Forensic Investigation Department
P.O. Box 80358
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

-          Legalized fingerprint document

-          Two passport size photographs

-          Copy of current valid passport and copy of passport used while in Ethiopia (including the part which shows the residence permit while in Ethiopia )

-          Statement of request for police clearance certificate

  • To attest the police clearance certificate at Ministry of foreign affairs in Ethiopia (see service fees)
  • Police clearance certificate could be obtained by applying in person or through representatives in Ethiopia, there is no service through post
  • Adopting an Ethiopian Child by Foreign Adoptive Parents

The documents to be submitted by the prospective adoptive parent/s from his/her permanent domicile should be original and should not be dated more than tow years except for passports, birth and marriage certificates and should include:

 

  • Proof of economic status from a recognized source
  • Police clearance
  • Medical certificate from recognized hospitals, clinics etc.
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate showing marriage conducted between male and female
  • Two passport-size photographs (3*4 cm)
  • Full address
  • Home study report prepared by an authorized institution
  • Psychosocial study and recommendation on applicants by an authorized institution
  • "Obligation of Adoption or Social Welfare Agency" form to send regular post adoption report
  • Verification by the adoption agency on qualification for adoption under the national law of the applicant
  • A short statement as to why an Ethiopian child is preferred
  • All the aforementioned documents should be authenticated by the Ethiopian Embassy or Consulate (refer document attestation)
  • All the aforementioned documents should also be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia  (refer document attestation)
  • All the aforementioned documents should be submitted or forwarded by the applicant or agency to the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA)
  • For more information on adoption contact:


Ministry Of Women’s Affairs (MOWA)
Children and Youth Affairs Office, Adoption Team             (CYAO)
P.O.Box1293
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Tel: (251)-11416-6362;
The head of the Adoption Team can be reached at:
Tel: (251)- 251-11-554-5676
Fax: (251)-11-416-6362

 

  • Other services & info for Ethiopians and naturalized Ethiopians

  • Repatriation of mortal remains permit

  • Fully completed application form CS14
  • Or letter of consent from families in Ethiopia through Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia
  • Current valid passport or Person of Ethiopian origin ID of the deceased (Original and copy)
  • Passport of the applicant (Ethiopian or otherwise)
  • Service can be requested and obtained in person/ by post or by fax
  • Nationality confirmation letter for passport holders

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS07
  • Valid passport (copy and original)
  • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality
  • To come in person with all the documents and fee (see service fee)
  • Passport should always be presented with the letter to enter/exit Ethiopia

 

  • Nationality confirmation letter for travel document holders

 

  • Fully completed and signed application form CS07
  • Travel document which shows nationality as Ethiopian (copy and original)
  • Birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
  • Or testimony by three Ethiopians with their passport copy and interview by the consular officer
  • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality
  • To come in person with all the documents and fee (see service fee)
  • Travel document should always be presented with the letter to enter/exit Ethiopia

 

  • Adopting an Ethiopian Child by Ethiopian Adoptive Parents

The documents to be submitted by the prospective adoptive parent/s from his/her permanent domicile should be original and should not be dated more than tow years except for passports, birth and marriage certificates and should include:

 

  • Proof of economic status from a recognized source
  • Police clearance
  • Medical certificate from recognized hospitals, clinics etc.
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate showing marriage conducted between male and female
  • Two passport-size photographs (3*4 cm)
  • Full address
  • All the aforementioned documents should be authenticated by the Ethiopian Embassy or Consulate (refer document attestation)
  • All the aforementioned documents should also be authenticated by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (refer document attestation)
  • All the aforementioned documents should be submitted or forwarded by the applicant or agency to the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA)
  • For more information on adoption contact:


Ministry Of Women’s Affairs (MOWA)
Children and Youth Affairs Office, Adoption Team             (CYAO)
P.O.Box1293
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Tel: (251)-11416-6362;
The head of the Adoption Team can be reached at:
Tel: (251)- 251-11-554-5676
Fax: (251)-11-416-6362

 

  • Duty paid import confirmation letter

 

  • An Ethiopian or person of Ethiopian origin with a valid Ethiopian origin ID residing abroad may import the following items only for personal use after paying the duty if he/she wishes to return to Ethiopia for good
  • For those who stayed abroad five or more years

-          One private automobile with a capacity to carry up to 10 person and house hold items (see details on app to form CS19A )

  • For those who stayed abroad less than five years

-           House hold items (see details on app to form CS19A )

  • To import this items with duty payment one has to fulfill the following requirements and get a letter from the embassy

-          Fully completed and signed application form CS17 or CS18

-          Current valid passport or Person of Ethiopian origin ID (original and copy)

-          GNIB card copy and original

-          Copy of resident permit from the date of entry up to now

-          A document showing you are leaving the country for good

-          2 photographs (see type of photos)

-          List of items to be imported (See app to form CS19A)

-          Affidavit about the intention to use the items only for personal purpose (See form CS19)

-          For students from government office from Ethiopia, a letter of approval to the study from your office

-          For students, a letter of acceptance by the college

-          For students, Diploma/ degree copy and original

-          For students, a letter from college about completion of the study

 

 

Community

 

  • Diaspora foreign currency account

  • Ethiopian and naturalized Ethiopian Diaspora with Ethiopian origin ID may open a foreign currency and convertible birr accounts in Ethiopia

 

Quick Facts to Open Foreign currency Account with                               Commercial Bank of Ethiopia

OPTIOn 1: - Online application through the Website (www.combanketh.com)

 

OPTION 2- Application through Embassies

 

  • Download and print the Diaspora accounts application form, or collects the copy of it from the embassy, fill and sign it. Application form for foreign currency Account (alternatively the form is attached here)
  • Get copy of your passport/Ethiopian origin ID if you are naturalized citizen / and your resident ID/ current passport.
  • Sign the application form in front of embassy staff and submit to the embassy for authentication (there is a fee of €53 for this service).
  • Send all the above documents to the following address (there is no need to send money with the application)

 

 

 

Commercial bank of Ethiopia

International banking department

P.O. Box 255

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

  • Within two weeks time, the bank will open the account and send your account details through the address you provided
  • Wire your initial deposit to your account number, through SWIFT or other transfer mechanisms with in two weeks period of receiving the account number.
  • When you need to transfer money to the account any time after the initial deposit you may wire the money directly to your account number.
  • The bank will send your bank statement through your address.
  • Swift code of the international banking department is CBETETAA

 

OPTION 3:-Applying in person at any branch of the bank in Ethiopia by filling the application form and depositing or transferring the foreign currency.

 

 

 

Quick Facts: To Open Foreign currency Account with Lion       Bank of Ethiopia

 

OPTION 1: - Application through Embassies

 

  • Download and print the Diaspora accounts application form, or collects the copy of it from the embassy, fill and sign it (alternatively the form is attached here)

Current Accounts Form (CA-025)

Saving Account Form (SA-014)

Joint Accounts Form (SA-015)

Cheque Requisition Form (CA-007A)

  • Get a copy of your passport/Ethiopian origin ID if you are naturalized citizen / and your resident ID/ current passport and one photograph.
  • Sign the application form in front of embassy staff and submit to the embassy for authentication (there is a fee of €53 for this service).
  • Send all the above documents to the following address through the Embassy (there is no need to send money with the application)

 

Lion International bank S.C.

International banking department

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

  • As soon as the application is received the bank will open the account at branches of the applicant’s choice and send your account details and check book through the address you provided
  • Wire your initial deposit to your account number, through SWIFT or other transfer mechanisms with in two weeks period of receiving the account number.
  • When you need to transfer money to the account any time after the initial deposit you may wire the money directly to your account number.
  • The bank will send your bank statement through your address.
  • Swift code of the bank is LIBSETAA

 

OPTION 2:-Applying in person at any branch of the bank in Ethiopia by filling the application form and depositing or transferring the foreign currency.

 

NOTICE

  • Sending the document to the bank through the embassy as requested by the bank may take time as documents are sent to Ethiopia by the embassy every three months.
  • Please not from the attached Lion bank’s document that the types of accounts and the interest rates applied may not be  similar to that of the commercial bank.

 

Quick Facts: to Open Foreign currency Account with Abyssinia            Bank of Ethiopia

 

OPTION 1: - Application through Embassies

  • Download and print the following application form, or collects the copy of it from the embassy, fill and sign it (alternatively the form is attached here)

Account Opening Form

Specimen Signature Form in two copies

Check Requisition form

  • Get copy of your passport/Ethiopian origin ID if you are naturalized citizen / and your resident ID/ current passport and one photograph.
  • Sign the application form in front of embassy staff and submit to the embassy for authentication (there is a fee of €53 for this service).
  • Send all the above documents to the following address (there is no need to send money with the application)

 

The Manager, Filwuha Branch (You can use other branches as indicated in     Branch List)

Bank of Abyssinia

P.O. Box 12947

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

  • As soon as the application is received the bank will open the account at branches of the applicant’s choice and send your account details and check book through the address you provided
  • Wire your initial deposit to your account number through SWIFT or other transfer mechanisms, with in two weeks period of receiving the account number.
  • When you need to transfer money to the account any time after the initial deposit you may wire the money directly to your account number.
  • The bank will send your bank statement through your address.
  • Swift code of the bank is ABYSETAA

 

OPTION 2:-Applying in person at any branch of the bank in Ethiopia by filling the application form and depositing or transferring the foreign currency.

 

NOTICE

Please not from the attached Abyssinia bank’s terms and conditions and other documents that the types of accounts and the interest rates applied may not be similar to that of the commercial bank.

 

  • EEPCO bond

 

  • Ethiopian and naturalized Ethiopian Diaspora may purchase Ethiopian electric power corporation bond in foreign currency

 

Quick Facts: to buy Ethiopian Electric Corporation                                 (EEPCO) corporate bond

OPTION 1: - To purchase from commercial bank of Ethiopia in person

  • Fill and sign the application form correctly in person.
  • Present the original and copy of your passport/Ethiopian origin ID if you are naturalized citizen and your resident ID/ current passport and submit with one passport size photo.
  • Transfer the money to the following account address

 

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Commercial bank of Ethiopia

International Banking Department

Acc. no 02702-17976800

Swift code CBETETAA

P.O. Box 255

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

  • Or make the payment from Diaspora foreign currency account in Ethiopia, if you have one
  • Or Pay with declared foreign currency cash at the above bank in person or through legal representative
  • Submit the bank advice of the transfer/deposit to the bank and collect the bond certificate from the bank or you may keep the certificate with the bank.

 

OPTION 2: - to purchase from Ethiopian Embassies

  • Download and print the application form, fill and sign in front of embassy staff.

EEPCO MILLINIUM BOND (Alternatively the form is attached                 here)

  • Present the original and copy of your passport/Ethiopian origin ID if you are naturalized citizen and your resident ID/ current passport and submit with one passport size photo.
  • Transfer the money to the following account address

 

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Commercial bank of Ethiopia

International Banking Department

Acc. no 02702-17976800

Swift code CBETETAA

P.O. Box 255

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

  • Or make the payment from Diaspora foreign currency account in Ethiopia, if you have one
  • Or Pay with declared foreign currency cash at the above bank in person or through legal representative
  • Submit the bank advice of the transfer to the embassy and collect the bond certificate from the embassy

 

OPTION 3: - Application through legal representative

  • Fill and sign the application form correctly in the name of the owner through legal representative
  • Present the original and copy of your passport/Ethiopian origin ID if you are naturalized citizen and your resident ID/ current passport and submit with one passport size photo and power of attorney.
  • Transfer the money to the following account address

 

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Commercial bank of Ethiopia

International Banking Department

Acc. no 02702-17976800

Swift code CBETETAA

P.O. Box 255

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

  • Or make the payment from Diaspora foreign currency account in Ethiopia, if you have one
  • Or Pay with declared foreign currency cash at the above bank in person or through legal representative
  • Submit the bank advice of the transfer/deposit to the bank and collect the bond certificate from the bank or you may keep the certificate with the bank.

 

GENERAL NOTE

  • The bond price is set in USD in multiples of 100 the initial minimum amount being $ 500.00. You may transfer the equivalent of the USD amount in Euro using the daily bank exchange rate. Please note no bank service charge should be deducted from the exact price of the bound.
  • If you may need to buy additional bond at any time in the future, transfer the money and submit   the bank advice to receive the bond certificate from the embassy.
  • Interest on the bonds are paid annually, which may be received in cash, deposited in bank either in foreign currency or birr at the prevailing exchange rate or transferred abroad, used to repurchase additional bonds or payment of import commitments
  • Up on maturity the face value of the bond may be received in cash, deposited in bank either in foreign currency or birr at the prevailing exchange rate or transferred abroad, used to purchase another bonds or payment of import commitments or effect local payment.
  • Visit the following link for more information http://www.combanketh.com/bond.php

 

 

  • Franco valuta License

 

 

  • Duty free privilege info

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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