How to submit visa application at the Ethiopia Embassy in DC

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If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting the Ethiopia visa application centre in Washington, In the case of an Ethiopia e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, consulate, or Ethiopia authorised visa agent. 

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The Ethiopia Embassy is in Washington, with FitsemArega serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy offers many services to Ethiopia citizen in the United States, such as the Ethiopia passport renewal, attestation certificates, emergency certificates, etc.

3506 International Drive, NW, Washington, DC -20008
Tel: 202-364-1200, 202 587 1685, 202 274 4552

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What are the primary tasks performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Ethiopia located in Washington, USA? 

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Ethiopia, and citizens traveling from Ethiopia to the United States. It also plays a significant role in an educational exchange program sponsored by the Ethiopia government. To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer services seamlessly.

What type of passport services are provided by the Ethiopia Embassy/Consulate? 

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Ethiopia nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler.

How many Ethiopia Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers? 

The Ethiopia Embassy in Washington (address listed above) along with six Consulates/Embassy spread across the country aid travelers to and from Ethiopia. 

Consulate General of Ethiopia – Los Angeles

3205 Wilshire Blvd, Suite #1101

Los Angeles, CA 90010

Consulate General of Ethiopia – Saint Paul

2550 University Avenue W, 

Saint Paul, MN 55114

Consulate General of Ethiopia – New York

866 2nd Avenue, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10017

Honorary Consulate of Ethiopia – Houston

9301 Southwest Frwy, Suite 250

Houston, TX 77074

Honorary Consulate of Ethiopia – Chicago

5041 N. Kenmore Avenue,

Chicago, IL 60640

Honorary Consulate of Ethiopia – Seattle

10023 128th Ave NE,

Kirkland, WA 98033

Does a consulate operate out of Washington Consulate/Embassy? 

There is no separate Consular address in Washington. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Ethiopia Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Yes, you must visit the Ethiopia Embassy/Consulate in Washington to collect the documents. For Ethiopia electronic visa, you do not require to visit. 

What are the hours of operation of the Ethiopia Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Ethiopia Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Consular Service Hours are 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Ethiopia Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday and is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Ethiopia Consulate/Embassy in Washington?

No, people residing in any location are eligible for services like the issue of Ethiopia passport and visa services.

Is there a FAQ related to the Embassy and Consulates?

Visa Related FAQ:

What are the Ethiopia visas you can apply with Click2Visas?

Apply Business Conference E-visa to Ethiopia
Business Conference E-visa is a non-immigrant visa issued for travelers planning to take part in business-related activities in Ethiopia for a short period of time. Mostly, no paid activities are permitted.

Apply Tourist E-visa to Ethiopia
Tourist E-Visa is mainly for sight-seeing and holidays. Most of these visas do not give the holder the right to work or start engaging in any business activity in the Ethiopia.

Apply Business Investment E-visa Multiple Entry to Ethiopia
Business Investment E-visa Multiple Entry is mostly a short-stay visa, which allows the holder to enter the Ethiopia and engage in business activities without entering the labor market of that country.

Apply Business Investment E-visa Single Entry to Ethiopia
Business Investment E-visa Single Entry is for activities that cannot be considered to be a work or gainful employment. In most cases, a valid invitation letter from the Ethiopia may be required to apply.

What is Ethiopia Passport Visa-Free Score?

For each visa-free country, theEthiopiapassport accumulates points that are deciding the visit without even a visa or to acquire a visa upon arrival.

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