What is required for an Ethiopian e-Conference visa?
Conference Visa - CV
A conference visa is issued to those who wish to visit Ethiopia for International conferences provided that they have an invitation to the conference, seminar or workshop being organized in Ethiopia by a Ministry or Department of the Government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Regional State Governments, Educational Institutions and Universities or organizations owned by the private sector or by the Government of Ethiopia, United Nations or its specialized agencies, African Union or reputed NGOs.
Recent passport-size photo, copy of passport of the applicant which is valid for at least 6 months from the intended entry date to Ethiopia and invitation letter are required.
Please refer to the below table for additional requirements.
|Inviting Company Category||Description||Required Documents|
|Private||Any legal private company registered and based in Ethiopia||
|Governmental(Ethiopian)||Any governmental organization, ministry, department or educational institution of the Government of Ethiopia.||
|NGO||Non-Governmental organizations(NGOs) which are REGISTERED in Ethiopia||
|International Organizations||Any International or Inter-Governemntal Organizations such as United Nations and Africa Union||
- Invitation Letter issued by the inviting company/organization to the participant should describe the conference briefly such as conference name, start date, end date and venue.
- Note verbale is a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia to the Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs stating that an organization/company has officially requested for visa.
Duration and Validity
The conference visa is a 30 (thirty)-day single entry visa whose validity starts from the intended date of entry to Ethiopia.
Conference Visa can not be extended.
For single entry 30-days conference visa, the application fee is USD 32.