Ethiopia travel Visa requirements for Egyptian citizens

Travel and visa requirements

Ethiopian Visa is not required for Egypt citizens

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Egyptians intending to visit must first apply for an E-visa.
  • This online pre-visa can be granted at the Egyptian consulate in the applicants home country.
  • On presentation of the pre-visa at the border checkpoint of Ethiopia the traveller is then issued a visa on arrival.
  • This visa is valid for a maximum total stay of 90days within a one-year period.
  • Alongside the printed confirmation that a visa will be issued upon arrival, the traveller must also have a return/onward ticket.
  • A proof of hotel accommodations is also needed as well as an international certificate of vaccination.
  • Egyptians are also required to provide a passport with six months of validity and with atleast two blank pages for stamps on arrival and departure.

Basic Travel Requirements for Egypt citizens visiting Ethiopia

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Ethiopian Visa.


Frequently Asked Questions


Is Ethiopia a safe country??

Ethiopia is remarkably safe most of the time. Serious or violent crime is rare; against travellers it's extremely rare. Outside the capital, the risk of petty crime drops still further.


Is Ethiopia poor or rich??
In 2000, Ethiopia, the second-most populous country in Africa, was the third-poorest country in the world. Its annual GDP per capita was only about $650. More than 50% of the population lived below the global poverty line, the highest poverty rate in the world.

Is Ethiopia the oldest country in the world??
Ethiopia is Africa's oldest independent countryand its second largest in terms of population. Apart from a five-year occupation by Mussolini's Italy, it has never been colonised.

Is Ethiopia an Islamic country??
According to the national census conducted in 2007, over 32 million people or 43.5% were reported to be Ethiopian Orthodox Christians, over 25 million or 33.9% were reported to be Muslim, 13,7 million, or 18.6%, were Protestants, and just under two million or 2.6% adhered to traditional beliefs.

What is Ethiopia known for producing??
Ethiopia is also Africa's second biggest maize producer.

What natural resources does Ethiopia have??
Ethiopia has small reserves of goldplatinumcopper, potash, and natural gas. It has extensive hydropower potential.