Ethiopia Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The Ethiopia Embassy in the United Arab Emirates plays a crucial role and serves a variety of functions aimed at promoting diplomatic relations, facilitating consular services, fostering cultural exchange, and strengthening ties between Ethiopia and the UAE.

Is there Ethiopia Embassy in UAE?

Yes, there is.

  • Address: Villa 19 Ahl Alma'rifa St - Al Nahyan, 23795 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Telephone: (+971) 2 66 551 11
  • Fax: (+971) 2 66 600 96
  • Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
  • Website:
  • Office hours: Sunday & Monday to Thursday, from 08:30-16:30
  • Closed: Friday & Saturday

What does the Ethiopian Embassy in UAE serve?

Here are some common functions that an Ethiopia Embassy in the United Arab Emirates serves:

  • Diplomatic Relations: The primary function of the Ethiopian Embassy is to represent the interests of the Ethiopian government and Ethiopian citizens in the UAE. This involves maintaining diplomatic relations, engaging in negotiations, and participating in dialogues on political, economic, and social matters. Ambassadors and diplomats at the embassy work to strengthen bilateral ties and advance Ethiopia's foreign policy objectives.
  • Consular Services: The embassy provides a range of consular services to Ethiopian citizens living in or traveling to UAE. These services include passport issuance, visa applications, authentication of documents, and assistance during emergencies, such as accidents, medical issues, or legal challenges.
  • Visa and Immigration Services: The Ethiopian embassy in UAE handles visa applications for individuals who wish to travel to Ethiopia. This involves the processing of visa applications, providing information about visa requirements, and issuing visas to eligible applicants. Additionally, the embassy may provide information about immigration policies and procedures.

In addition to Ethiopian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Ethiopia has another representation in UAE. This representation includes the consulate in Dubai.

Ethiopian Consulate General in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Address: Villa No. 30 St. No. 11 Al Qusais 2, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Telephone: (+971) 4 269 9111 / (+971) 4 269 9162
  • Fax: (+971) 4 269 9116
  • Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
  • Office hours: Monday to Friday, from 08:30-14:00
  • Closed: Saturday& Sunday

How to apply for a visa at Ethiopia Embassy in UAE?

To apply for an Ethiopia visa to enter the country, the Ethiopian Embassy in UAE provides travelers with some types of visas that can be chosen to meet their travel needs:

  • Tourist Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Work Visa
  • Student Visa
  • Transit Visa
  • Diplomatic and Official Visas (These visas are issued to diplomats, government officials, and representatives of international organizations who are traveling to Ethiopia on official business)
  • Journalist/Media Visa
  • Family/Residence Visa
  • Investor Visa (These visas are designed to attract foreign direct investment and may require a certain minimum investment amount)

To apply for a paper visa, travelers need to prepare the documents required, and visit and arrange a meeting with the Ethiopian Embassy in UAE or any overseas Embassy.

Emirati citizens can apply for another type of access permit document to enter Ethiopia freely for a short period of time. This type is called an electronic visa (e-Visa), which travelers can apply for without going anywhere. With some simple information required, travelers can complete the e-visa form in a few minutes.

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