Visa Requirements for Ethiopian Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Ethiopia

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Visa Not Required

8 destinations allow visa-free entry to Ethiopian citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 21 destinations for passport holders of Ethiopia.


Ethiopian passport allows entry to 12 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

eVisa / On Arrival

For 8 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Ethiopia.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival
  • Guinea-Bissau PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge,
    eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
    Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
    Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalMay apply online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months30 days for visits on business, 3 months for tourists

Pre-arranged Visa Required

141 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Ethiopia. This requirement may be waived off if Ethiopian citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Ethiopia and 2 destinations have imposed restrictions in traveling to Ethiopia.

  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry Refused

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