Ethiopia visa requirements for Ecuadorian citizens

The Ethiopia visa application process for Ecuadorian nationals is a quick and safe online process that can be completed in only a few days before departure.

Most citizens of foreign nations must apply for a visa to enter Ethiopia as of June 1, 2018. Only Kenyan and Djiboutian nationals are permitted to enter Ethiopia visa-free for up to a year and three months, respectively.

1. What Visa do I need to visit Ethiopia from Ecuador?

Ecuadorians can apply for an Ethiopia visa online or at the airport. Ethiopia tourist visas are valid for either 30 or 90 days.

Ecuadoria passport holders with service or diplomatic passports may enter Ethiopia without a visa for up to three months.

Ecuadorians are recommended to apply for an Ethiopia visa online. Because the e-Visa notifies visitors about their visa eligibility before they go, it can assist them bypass hassles and ambiguity upon arrival.

Please keep in mind that holders of an e-Visa must enter Ethiopia through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. The online visa prohibits travelers from entering the country through any other ports.

What Visa do I need to visit Ethiopia from Ecuador?

What Visa do I need to visit Ethiopia from Ecuador?

2. What documents do Ecuadorian citizens need to get an Ethiopian visa?

When applying for an e-Visa to Ethiopia, Ecuador residents need to produce the following documents:

  • Passports must be valid for at least six months.
  • There should be at least one vacant page in the passport for the Immigration Officer to stamp.
  • Appicatans who hold dual citizenship should select their nation based on the passport they want to use for travel.
  • A color portraiture photo.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 is not eligible for a business visa. Parents who travel to Ethiopia with their children on a business visa may apply for tourist visas for their children.

3. How can Ecuadorian citizens apply for an Ethiopian Visa?

Ecuadorians may now apply for an Ethiopia visa from any location with an internet connection.

Follow these procedures to apply for an Ethiopian visa:

  • Step 1: Fill out the secure online application form on Ethiopia Immigration Services website. Personal information about all candidates must be supplied to move on to the next steps.
  • Step 2: Obtain confirmation and the required documentation. Please double-check your information to confirm that it is right. Then, for our visa service charge, choose a payment method and finish the secure checkout form. Once we have received full payment for the Visa Service Fee and the Ethiopia Government Fee, you will be requested to provide further proof to complete your application form.
  • Step 3: Receive your e-Visa through email. Once your registration is approved, an e-Visa will be sent to you via your valid email.
  • Step 4: Upon arrival, have your visa stamped in your passport. To board the flight, please print the Ethiopia e-Visa that we sent you through email. If you travel in Ethiopia with a valid e-Visa, you may be needed to provide biometric information and have a stamp implanted within your passport.

How can Ecuadorian citizens apply for an Ethiopian Visa?

How can Ecuadorian citizens apply for an Ethiopian Visa?

4. Ethiopia Visa cost and Processing time

Ethiopia Visa fees for Ecuadorians include two sorts of expenses: Ethiopia service fees and Ethiopia government fees.

  • Ethiopia Government Fee: The amount required to be paid to the Ethiopia Immigration Department for obtaining your visa. This fee is compulsory for each applicant.
  • Ethiopia service charge: The service cost is based on the number of individuals covered by your application and the urgency with which you want the visa.

There are three different types of level service:

  • Normal visa: For those who require an e-Visa within three working days.
  • Urgent visa: For those who require an e-Visa within two working days.
  • Super Urgent visa: For those who require an e-Visa in less than 24 working hours.

We also strongly recommend that you purchase Ethiopia travel insurance. For a nominal charge, you will be protected against a range of threats, including the Covid pandemic, when you are not in your own country. We also want to underline that this is an optional step that you can take depending on your situation.

Ethiopian visa processing time from Ecuador

A visa to Ethiopia is usually given in 1-3 business days by Ecuador. Once all relevant documents and information have been provided, Ethiopian authorities will assess the application, paperwork, and fee payment. Applicants can utilize the convenient online visa portal to follow the status of their application.

Due to application issues or other situations, the procedure may take longer than usual. As a result, it is advised that you allow at least 7 days for the visa to be processed and that you register well on the notice of your trip.

Ecuadorian nationals who apply from their native country will get any visa correspondence or notices by email. The visa confirmation and an electronic copy of the visa will be given to the applicant's email address using this technique.

Hope you found the preceding post's information beneficial. If you have any further concerns regarding the Ethiopia visa for Ecuadorians, please do not hesitate to contact us.