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Ethiopian detailed travel information

Here is a detailed information before arrival to Ethiopia.

 
PRLog - Jul. 21, 2010 - ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Passport
Passport is required.
Exemptions
Holders of a Laissez-Passer, when travel on duty issued by United Nations
Holders of documents issued to stateless persons and refugees
Document Validity
Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid on arrival
As of January 2010, the government of Montenegro/ Rep. of/ only recognizes biometric passports issued to nationals of Montenegro. All non-biometric passports, even though they may have an expiry date of after 1 January 2010 have been invalidated are no longer considered a valid travel document.
Admissions and transit restrictions
The government of Congo/Kinshasa/ only recognizes OB, DB, and SB series passports issued to nationals of Congo.
All non-B series passports, even though they may have an expiry date of after 1 January 2010 are no longer considered a valid travel document.
Crew Members
Passport and general declaration required
Military
Passport is not required of US military personnel and civilians, provided holding a military ID card together with movement/travel orders.
Additional Information
Entry into Ethiopia only through Addis Ababa International Airport.
Deviations possible provided special permission in addition to a visa –has been obtained from the government.
Visa
Visa Exemptions:
Nationals of Ethiopia.
Nationals of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  
Nationals of Djibouti for maximum stay of three months.
Nationals of Kenya for maximum stay of one year.
Holders of diplomatic, service or special passports provided being nationals of Yemen Rep.
Holders of diplomatic or service passports issued by African Union/AU/ member countries, provided attending meeting, seminars or workshops organized by the AU or for other official duties of the AU.
Not applicable for nationals of Eritrea, who need a visa at all times.
Holders of a residence permit issued by Ethiopia to alien residents.
Holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by an African Union state, provided  attending meeting, seminars or workshops organized by the AU or for other official duties of the AU.
Transit without a visa
Those continuing their journey to a third country within 12 hours, provided holding confirmed onward tickets and not leaving the airport
Merchant seamen  
Merchant seamen arriving by air to board a ship or if arriving by ship in order to board an aircraft must travel on duty and hold a letter of guarantee from the shipping company. Visa is not required for merchant seamen if their nationality is mentioned under visa exemptions applicable to normal passport holders. Visa is also not required for merchant seamen when arriving by air in order to board a ship or arriving by a ship in order to board an aircraft, if the procedure has been completely arranged by the shipping company.
Visa Issuance
Prior to arrival please consult the nearest Ethiopian Embassy.
ON ARRIVAL: IF REQUIRED, VISA can be issued to nationals of    
 ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, BRAZIL, CANADA,      
 CZECH REP., DENMARK, FINLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE,        
 INDIA, IRELAND /REP. OF/, ISRAEL, ITALY, JAPAN, KOREA        
 /DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE$S REPUBLIC./, KOREA /REP./, KUWAIT,        
 LUXEMBOURG, MEXICO, NETHERLANDS, NEW ZEALAND, NORWAY,    
 POLAND, PORTUGAL, SLOVAK REP., SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN, SWEDEN,  
 SWITZERLAND, THAILAND AND U.S.
Fees depend on the type of visa and length of stay.
Work Visa
One month single entry 20USD
Three month multiple entry 30USD
Six month multiple entry 50USD
One year multiple entry 100USD
Tourist visa
One month single entry 20USD
Three month multiple entry 30USD
Six month multiple entry 40USD
Note: Diplomatic and service passport holders: free of charge
- NORMAL PASSPORTS                                            
- CONSULAR, OFFICIAL OR SPECIAL PASSPORTS.                    
   FEES DEPEND ON TYPE OF VISA AND LENGTH OF      
  STAY.                                                        
  - WORK VISA:                                                
  ONE MONTH, SINGLE ENTRY 20USD                    
  THREE MONTH, MULTIPLE ENTRY 30USD                
  SIX MONTH, MULTIPLE ENTRY 50USD                        
  ONE YEAR, MULTIPLE ENTRY 100USD                      
  - TOURIST VISA:                                              
  ONE MONTH, SINGLE ENTRY 20USD                            
  THREE MONTH, MULTIPLE ENTRY 30USD                      
  SIX MONTH, MULTIPLE ENTRY 40USD                          
-   ON ARRIVAL: IF REQUIRED, TO HOLDERS OF BRITISH PASSPORTS      
 ENDORSED  BRITISH CITIZEN .
ORIGIN OF THESE COUNTRIES REQUIRE VISA PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.                  
   APPLICABLE ONLY TO NATIONALS OF AFRICAN UNION  
  /A.U./ MEMBER COUNTRIES: ALGERIA, ANGOLA, BENIN, BOTSWANA,  
  BURKINA FASO, BURUNDI, CAMEROON, CAPE VERDE ISL., CENTRAL    
  AFRICAN REP., CHAD, COMORES ISL., CONGO /BRAZZAVILLE/,      
  CONGO /KINSHASA/, COTE D$IVOIRE, DJIBOUTI, EGYPT,            
  EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GABON, GAMBIA, GHANA, GUINEA REP.,        
  GUINEA-BISSAU, KENYA, LESOTHO, LIBERIA, LIBYA, MADAGASCAR,  
  MALAWI, MALI, MAURITANIA, MAURITIUS, MOZAMBIQUE, NAMIBIA,    
  NIGER, NIGERIA, RWANDA, SAO TOME   PRINCIPE, SENEGAL,        
  SEYCHELLES, SIERRA LEONE, SOMALIA, SOUTH AFRICA, SUDAN,      
  SWAZILAND, TANZANIA, TOGO, TUNISIA, UGANDA and ZAMBIA.
No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.
Customes                                          
Import:                                                        
- THE FOLLOWING RESTRICTIONS APPLY:                            
 - 100 CIGARETTES OR 50 CIGARS OR 1/2 LB. OF TOBACCO /ADULTS  
 ONLY/                                                        
 - 1 LITRE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES                              
 - 2 BOTTLES OR 1/2 LITRE OF PERFUME                          
 - GIFTS UP TO A VALUE OF ETB 10.-.                            
EXPORT:                                                        
-   FREE EXPORT OF GOODS OBTAINED IN ETHIOPIA, UP TO A VALUE OF  
ETB 500.-. FOR THE EXPORT OF SKINS AND HIDES AND ANY KIND OF  
 ANTIQUE ARTICLES /E.G. SWORDS, BIBLES, ETC./ EXPORT          
 CERTIFICATES ARE REQUIRED.                                    
CREW MEMBERS:                                                  
- SAME REGULATIONS AS FOR PASSENGERS APPLY.  

 Visit http://www.ethiopianwinetrek.com for coming updates.

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Ethiopian Wine Trek is an Ethiopian tour operator working in Eco-tours, wine trekking tours, adventure tours in Omo Valley, Danakil Deppression, Rcok hewn churches like Lalibela and Semien Mountains. EWT also have tours in different parts of Ethiopia.

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Zip:62212
City/Town:Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Industry:Tourism
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