Ethiopia visa requirements for Norwegian citizens
Traveling to Ethiopia has been easier since the Ethiopia e-Visa was introduced in June 2017. The e-Visa is intended to expedite the immigration process while also increasing national border security. Besides regular visas, Norwegian citizens can now obtain an electronic visa in only a few steps.
Visit the article below of Ethiopia Immigration Service to find out Ethiopia visa requirements for Norwegian citizens.
1. Ethiopia e-Visa for Norwegian Citizens
Norwegian citizens can apply for an Ethiopian e-Visa or a standard visa online. However, applying for an Ethiopia visa online is significantly faster. Travelers should be advised that obtaining a traditional visa requires them to wait at the Ethiopian Embassy in Norway or oversea.. To prevent being refused, travelers must bring the relevant documentation with them. Travelers can avoid these waits by filling out the application form online using the e-Visa system.
Passengers who use an e-Visa must enter Ethiopia through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. At the moment, utilizing the e-Visa to enter through other ports is not possible.
What documents required for Ethiopia visa for Norwegian citizens?
The following documents are required for Norwegians to obtain an Ethiopian visa:
- A passport must be valid for at least six months from the date of entrance into Ethiopia.
- The passport should have a minimum of 01 blank pages for the verification stamp by the Immigration Officer.
- A recent passport photograph.
Before submitting the application, applicants should ensure that all of the information submitted is correct and true in order to prevent delays in obtaining the visa or problems upon arriving in Ethiopia.
The following information will be required of applicants:
- Full name
- Date of birth
- Country of citizenship
- Passport number
- Date of arrival
- Date of departure
Dual nationalities must utilize a single passport on the application form and exhibit that passport upon arrival in Ethiopia. The information on the travel document and the information on the e-Visa application should be identical.
Upon arriving at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, the following papers will be required:
- A printout of their Ethiopia e-Visa
- A passport photocopy.
- A passport (valid for at least 06 months from the date of arrival).
As previously stated, the tourist visa is only valid for one entrance. This implies that visitors who wish to return to the nation before their visa expires must apply for a new one.
*Note: Staying in the country after the visa or extension period has ended may result in penalties and legal ramifications.
2. Apply for an Ethiopia e-Visa for Norwegian citizens
Ethiopia visa applications can be done entirely online at least 03 business days before departure. This straightforward procedure enables Norwegian people to obtain a visa before traveling to Ethiopia.
Norwegian citizens should check all criteria in advance, prepare all of the above-mentioned papers, and present their information.
If their application is approved, travelers will get their e-Visa through email to the address specified on the application form within a maximum of 03 business days.
Please keep in mind that the visa is only valid from the date of entry into Ethiopia selected on the application form, not from the date of issue.
How Long Does it Take to Get an Ethiopian Visa from Norway?
The application processing time for an e-Visa is straightforward and quick, with visas being processed within 01 to 03 business days of submission online. Nonetheless, most visas are accepted within 72 hours if all information submitted is correct.
Following the accurate entry of personal and passport information in the application form, the applicants need to provide some additional documents to meet the requirements for an Ethiopia e visa for Norwegian citizens. Finally, Norwegian customers will be asked to make an online payment using a credit or debit card.
To ensure that the visa is ready on time, visitors should submit their application at least three days before the date of departure.
3. Ethiopia e-Visa fee for Norwegian citizens
You must pay two (2) Ethiopia e-Visa Fees to apply for an Ethiopia e-Visa online: the Service Fee and the Government Fee.
The Government Fee is necessary since Norway is not on Ethiopia's exemption list.
The cost of an Ethiopian visa is determined by the type of visa and the processing time that you select. Ethiopia Immigration Services Limited takes pleasure in providing high-quality service at a reasonable cost.
For the service charge, you can select one of three service requests:
- Normal: If you select this option, your e-visa will be delivered in 03 business days.
- Urgent: If you choose this e-visa option, you will be granted an Ethiopia e-Visa within 02 working days.
- Super Urgent: can be obtained in as little as 24 hours - this is the quickest type of Ethiopia e-Visa.
You have two payment methods in our system: online (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or PayPal) or direct deposit (the Bank of Cyprus).
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