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.

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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.

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To provide information regarding your eligibility & applicable fees, please select your citizenship.


What is the process of applying Ethiopia visa for us citizens?

Ethiopia is the 28th largest nation in the world, at 1,104,300 km2. Ethiopia's biggest component sits in the Horn of Africa, the easternmost region of African landmass. There is a wide variety of landscapes with significant variability in climate, soil, native plants, and patterns of settlement. Ethiopia is an environmentally diverse country, varying from the deserts all along the eastern frontier to the rain rainforests in the south to extensive Afromontane in the north and southwest parts. North of Lake Tana is the source of the Blue Nile. This also has numerous wild animals, including the gelada, the Walia ibex, and the Ethiopian wolf.

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The Ethiopian business visa is a short-term visa granted for Business investment in Ethiopia. This type of visa is only granted for Multiple entries to participate in the investment-related activities.

The following nationalities are eligible for the Ethiopian business visa:

Africa

Algeria, Angola, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Benin, Botswana, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic of the, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Liberia, Libya, Congo Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, The, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Reunion, Rwanda, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, South Africa, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Tanzania, Togo, Equatorial Guinea, Senegal.

Asia

Laos, Macau, Japan

Middle east

Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestinian Territory, Turkey, Bahrain, Georgia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Lebanon, Oman, Syria, Armenia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia.

Central America

Anguilla, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Curacao, Dominica, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Sint Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, US Virgin Islands, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Nicaragua, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Central Asia

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan

Europe

Albania, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, France, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Monaco, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Montenegro, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Czech Republic, Denmark, United Kingdom, Andorra, Norway, Poland, Ukraine, Romania, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland.

North America

Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, and United States of America

Oceania

American Samoa, Australia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

South America

Argentina, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay.

South Asia

India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan

South East Asia

Singapore, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Brunei, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Timor-Leste, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea

The Following Nationals are exempt from Ethiopian business visa: Djibouti and Kenya

The Nationality of the applicant and validity of visa determines the cost of an Ethiopian business visa, Ethiopian visa cost ranges from 42 and 122 USD. Please use our Visa widget to figure out the expense of your specific Nationality. Additionally, we charge $10 USD as a service fee.

The Ethiopian business visa application may take three days for processing. The applicant must apply once the travel plan is confirmed.

An Ethiopian business visa is valid based on the Nationality for 90 days/ 6 Months/ 1 Year from the date of entry to Ethiopia you selected while applying your application, not from the date of issue.

The maximum number of days you can stay in Ethiopia is 365 days from the date of entry.

A passport should have at least six months’ validity at the time of the intended entry date to Ethiopia. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamps for the immigration officer.

For Ethiopian business visa, the following documents are needed:

  1. Recent passport-size photo.
  2. Copy of passport of the applicant, which is valid for at least six months from the intended entry date to Ethiopia.
  3. Invitation letter
  4. Support Letter from Ethiopian Investment Commission office or Ethiopian Embassy

You may arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

No. The Ethiopian business visa must be obtained prior to your entry into Ethiopia.

The traveler should carry a copy of the Ethiopian business visa with them at the time of entry into Ethiopia.

No, children are not permitted to apply for an Investment Business visa Ethiopia. You may apply for any other visa that suits your children. Children visiting Ethiopia are required to have a valid visa.

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No. A Business visa Ethiopia is not valid for employment. You must apply for a regular visa in order to work in Ethiopia.

Travelers with dual or multiple citizenships must choose which nationality and passport to use on their trip.

Yes. However, travelers applying for a Business visa Ethiopia must apply using the passport of the eligible country.

No. The applicant will receive an electronic visa, which does not require anything to be stamped prior to travel. A business visa Ethiopia will be sent via email. The applicant should print out a copy of their visa before they travel and bring it with them to the port of entry.

When using a Business visa Ethiopia, you can use it for Business Investment reasons.

The applicant must prove the purpose of travel by presenting a valid passport, invitation letter, support letter.

No. Upon approval, Click2Visas will send the applicant their Business visa Ethiopia via email in PDF format.

No. Only citizens from eligible countries can apply for the Business visa Ethiopia. Use our visa widget to see you qualify for the Business visa Ethiopia.

Yes, all travelers need to have a valid Business visa Ethiopia before traveling to Ethiopia.

No, the validity period of the Business visa Ethiopia begins from the date specified on their application. The traveler can enter Ethiopia on any date within this period.

No. The Business visa Ethiopia is just a landing authorization. It’s up to Ethiopia’s customs authorities to allow entry to a traveler upon arrival.