You will need a visa except if you are a citizen of Kenya or Djibouti. Visa applications may be obtained at Ethiopia’s diplomatic missions overseas. However, nationals of 33 countries are now allowed to receive their tourist visas on arrival in Ethiopia at the regular charge.
The list includes Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greek, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, citizens of United Kingdom and the United States.
For China including passports issued in Hong Kong and MACAO, a visa is available on arrival. Citizens from European Union can get their tourist visa on arrival.
These information may be changed by the authorities without notice. We invite you to check with the ETHIOPIAN Embassy of your residence before your travel. The passport must be valid after your return date.