Ethiopia visa requirements for Angolans

Travel and visa requirements

Ethiopian Visa is not required for Angolans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Angola citizens can get visa on arrival for travelling to Ethiopia as tourists and the maximum duration of stay is 90 days.
  • An electronic visa is also available for the aforementioned period of time.
  • Visitors are required to possess one copy of a filled visa application form.
  • Original valid passport photograph (valid at least for 6 months) with one copy of a recent photograph (Size: 37mmX37mm).
  • Departure Tax would be levied on visitors staying beyond the duration of stay.
  • Standard travel documents like passport / national ID card will generally be sufficient to visit Ethiopia.
  • For Ethiopia, there are two associated plug types, types C and F. The country operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
  • Ethiopia time zone is East Africa Time (GMT+3) therefore, Ethiopia is 2 hours ahead of Angola.
  • Egyptians from one year and above are required to show proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination
  • If you plan to work, study, volunteer, or conduct business in Bolivia, you must apply for a separate visa (Specific Purpose Visa).
  • Visitors are only allowed to hold one litre of alcoholic drinks, Two bottles or half a litre of perfume, half a pound of tobacco, 100 cigarettes or 50 cigars for adults only, souvenirs up to a value of ETB 10 on entry.
  • Visitors are allowed hold goods bought in Ethiopia up to a value of ETP 500 at departure. 
  • Visitors are required to hold animal hides and skins and any type of antiques such as swords, bibles provide they have a certificate of export for such goods.
  • Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a certificate of good health issued by a veterinarian in the home country.
  • The estimated flight time from Angola to Ethiopia is 4 hours, 29 minutes.
  • Visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
  • visitors are allowed to hold local currency up to ETP 100 per person, but there are no restrictions on importing foreign currencies provided the imported sums are declared to the customs on arrival. Foreign currency may be exchanged only through authorized banks and organizations.
  • Visitors are allowed to export local currency provided the visitor has a re-entry permit up to ETB 100 per person. Foreign currencies: visitors are allowed to export foreign currencies up to the amounts imported and declared.
  • Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world and the second-most populous nation on the African continent.
  • The nation is a land of natural contrasts, with its vast fertile west, its forests, and numerous rivers, and the world's hottest settlement of Dallol in its north. 
  • Ethiopia uses the ancient Ge’ez script, which is one of the oldest alphabets still in use in the world.
  • The Ethiopian calendar, which is approximately seven years and three months behind the Gregorian calendar.
  •  Ethiopia is a multilingual nation with around 80 ethnolinguistic groups, the four largest of which are the Oromo, Amhara, Somali and Tigrayans.
  •  The skull of the hominid (ancestors of the homo Erectus) is said to have been discovered in Ethiopia by Tim D. White. The most well known hominid discovery is Australopithecus afarensis.
  • The predominant climate type is tropical monsoon with a wide topographic-induced variation. 
  • Ethiopia is a global centre of avian diversity. To date, more than 856 bird species have been recorded in Ethiopia, twenty of which are endemic to the country.
  • Agriculture constitutes around 85% of the labour force. However, the service sector represents the largest portion of the economy.
  • English and Italian is the most widely spoken foreign language, and is the medium of instruction in secondary schools, although, most people in the country speak Afroasiatic languages of the Cushitic or Semitic branches.
  • The Ethiopian empire was one of the first in the world to officially adopt Christianity as the state religion.
  • The best-known Ethiopian cuisine consists of various types of thick meat stews, known as wat in Ethiopian culture, and vegetable side dishes served atop injera, a large sourdough flatbread made of teff flour.
  • Almost universally in Ethiopia, it is common to eat from the same dish in the centre of the table with a group of people. It is also a common custom to feed others in your group with your own hands.
  • Traditional Ethiopian cuisine employs no pork or shellfish of any kind, as they are forbidden in the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian, Islamic and Jewish faiths.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is it safe to travel to Ethiopia?

Ethiopia is remarkably safe most of the time. Serious or violent crime against travellers is extremely rare and outside the capital.


What is the legal driving age in Ethiopia?

To drive in Ethiopia, a person needs to be 18 years or older. The speed limit for cars and motorcycles in towns and villages is 30-50 km/h and outside towns 100 km/h.

Drivers are not permitted to use their mobile phones whilst driving and motorcyclists must wear crash helmets.


Can I drink alcohol in Ethiopia?

There are no rules guiding against drinking alcohol in Ethiopia provided you are aged 18 and above. In fact, Ethiopians widely entertain indigenous or foreign alcoholic beverages to the best of their capacity. 


Are there mosquitoes in Ethiopia?

The influx of mosquitoes and the highest levels of malaria transmission are observed in the north, west and eastern lowland of Ethiopia. Visitors are advised to purchase mosquito nets and repellents before visiting the country.