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Visa and immigration requirements

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ISO DELEGATES ARE STRONGLY URGED TO APPLY FOR THEIR CONFERENCE VISA AS SOON AS POSSIBLE 

All ISO delegates (including diplomats) will need a CONFERENCE VISA to enter Ethiopia which can be obtained directly via an Ethiopian Embassy or Consulate.   ONLINE VISA works only for accompanying persons who need TOURIST VISA. 

The cost of conference visa is US$50. 

ISO Members WITH ACCESS to an Ethiopian Embassy  

The procedure for registration and visa application is as follows: 

  1. All ISO delegates MUST first complete the online registration form http://www.isoethiopia2018.com/Registration ]  and upload a scanned copy of their passport. 
  2. Shortly afterwards they will receive a letter of invitation from the ISO and the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation.
  3. The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation will submit the delegate’s application to the Department of Immigration and Nationality Affairs of Ethiopia.  Once clearance is received from the Department of Immigration the delegate will be notified and can apply in person to their nearest Ethiopian Embassy. 

No.

Africa

 

1

Kenya Nairobi

2

Sudan Khartoum

3

Sudan Gadarif 

4

South Africa Pretoria

5

Ghana Accra

6

Egypt -Cairo

7

Nigeria-Abuja

8

Djibouti-Djibouti

9

Uganda-Kampala

10

Senegal-Dakar

11

Zimbabwe-Harare

12

Somalia-Mogadishu

13

Cote d’ivoire -Abidjan

14

Morocco-Rabat

15

Rwanda-Kigali

16

Algeria-Algiers

17

   Somaliland-Hargeisa

18

   Puntland

19

   South Sudan-Juba

No.

Europe

1

United Kingdom-London

2

Germany-Frankfurt

3

Germany-Berlin

4

Sweden-Stockholm

5

Italy-Rome

6

France-Paris

7

Belgium-Brussels

8

Switzerland-Genève

9

Russia-Moscow

10

Ireland-Dublin

11

Turkey-Ankara

12

Turkey-Istanbul

No.

Middle East

1

Saudi Arabia- Jeddah

2

Saudi Arabia-Riyadh

3

Qatar-Doha

4

Lebanon-Beirut

5

United Arab Emirates-Dubai

6

United Arab Emirates -Abu Dhabi

7

Kuwait Kuwait

8

Israel Tel Aviv

9

Oman Muscat

10

Yemen-Sana’a

No.

Asia

1

India-New Delhi

2

India-Mumbai

3

Japan-Tokyo

4

China -Beijing

5

China -Chanchiang

6

China-Shanghai

7

China -Guangzhou

8

South Korea-Seoul

9

Indonesia-Jakarta

No.

North America

1

USA Washington DC

2

USA Los Angeles

3

USA  New York

4

Canada Ottawa

5

Cuba Havana

No.

Latin America

1

Brazil-Brasilia

No.

Australasia

1

Australia-Canberra

 ISO Members WITHOUT ACCESS to an Ethiopian Embassy 

The procedure for registration and visa application is as follows: 

  1. All ISO delegates MUST first complete the online registration form [http://www.isoethiopia2018.com/Registration/] and upload a scanned copy of their passport. 
  2. Shortly afterwards they will receive a letter of invitation from the ISO and the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation. 
  3. The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation will submit the delegate’s application to the Department of Immigration and Nationality Affairs of Ethiopia.  Once clearance is received from the Department of Immigration the delegate will be notified in writing and they will be able to receive their visa on arrival at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa for a fee of US$50.  

ACCOMPANYING PERSONS:   

Accompanying persons can enter Ethiopia with a Tourist visa which costs US$50.  Please note that nationals of the following 37 countries listed below can get a tourist visa on arrival at Bole International Airport.  All other countries not on the list can apply for a tourist visa directly with an Ethiopian Embassy or on line with the following link: https://www.evisa.gov.et/#/apply/start (choosing the “tourist” option.)   

The cost of tourist visa is US$50. 

Home page Please note that all ISO delegates (including diplomats) will need a CONFERENCE VISA to enter Ethiopia and delegates are strongly urged to apply for it as soon as possible.   (This information will be placed on the HOME PAGE)

The list of the 37 countries allowed receiving their tourist visas on arrival

1.     Argentina

2.     Australia

3.     Austria

4.     Belgium

5.     Brazil

6.     Canada

7.     Czech Republic

8.     Denmark

9.     Finland

10.   France

11.   Germany

12.   Greek

13.   India

14.   Ireland

15.   Israel

16.   Italy

17.   Japan

18.   Republic of Korea

19.   Kuwait

20.   Luxembourg

21.   Mexico

22.   Netherlands

23.   New Zealand

24.   North Korea

25.   Norway

26.   Poland

27.   Portugal

28.   Russian Federation

29.   Slovakia

30.   South Africa

31.   Spain

32.   Sweden

33.   Switzerland

34.   Thailand

35.   United Kingdom

36.   United States. 

37.   For China including passports issued in Hong Kong (SAR China) 
and MACAO (SAR China), Visa is available on arrival. 

Those who live abroad or outside the country of which they have citizenship should send the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation a copy of a Residence Permit from the country they are living now.

Transportation 

The national carrier Ethiopian Airlines ranks among the oldest and most respected airlines in Africa. It also offers the continent’s most extensive flight network, with international routings connecting Addis Ababa to more than 90 cities outside Ethiopia, as well as 20 domestic destinations. For a complete list of international and domestic offices and call centres, see www.ethiopianairlines.com.

European destinations serviced by Ethiopian Airlines include London, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Stockholm and Vienna. It also operates flights to three North American cities, namely Los Angeles, Toronto and Washington DC, as well as Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. The national carrier also operates flights between Addis Ababa and several destinations in the Middle East and Asia, including Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Beirut, Dubai, Doha, Delhi, Demmam, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Manila, Mumbai, Muscat, Sana’a, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Tokyo.

Ethiopian Airlines operates the most extensive international network servicing Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. Cities flown to include Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Bamako, Bangui, Berbera, Blantyre, Brazzaville, Bujumbura, Cairo, Cape Town, Cotonou, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Douala, Entebbe, Enugu, Gaborone, Goma, Harare, Hargeisa, Johannesburg, Juba, Kano, Khartoum, Kigali, Kilimanjaro (between Moshi and Arusha), Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Lilongwe, Lome, Luanda, Lubumbashi, Lusaka, Malabo, Malakal, Maputo, Mombasa, N’Djamena, Nairobi, Ndola, Niamey, Ouagadougou, Pointe-Noire, Seychelles and Zanzibar.

Other airlines that fly to Addis Ababa include Air China (www.airchina.com), Egyptair (www.egyptair.com), Emirates (www.emirates.com), Fly Dubai (www.flydubai.com), Gulf Air (www.gulfair.com), Kenya Airways (www.kenya-airways.com), Lufthansa (www.lufthansa.com), Saudi Airlines (www.saudiairlines.com), Sudan Airways (www.sudanair.com), Turkish Airlines (www.turkishairlines.com) and Yemenia (www.yemenia.com). In addition, KLM (www.klm.com) operates a code share with Kenya Airways, and South African Airways (www.flysaa.com) code shares with Ethiopian Airlines. 

All international flights arrive and depart from Bole International Airport on the outskirts of central Addis Ababa.

 
 

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