United States of America visa requirements for Ethiopians
Travel and visa requirements
Basic Travel Requirements for Ethiopians visiting United States of America
Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a American Visa.
United States Of America Visa for Ethiopians
Facts about United States Of America
Types of United States Of America Visa
|Types of Visa||Processing Time||Duration of Stay|
|Visitor Visa||3 weeks||3 months|
|Student visa||3 weeks||Depends on duration of study|
|Work visa||3 weeks||Depends on contract|
General Requirements for United States Of America Visa
United States Of America Tourism(B-2) Eligibility & Requirements
United States Of America Business (B-1) Eligibility & Requirements
United States Of America Student Visa Eligibility & Requirements
United States Of America Work Visa Eligibility & Requirements
United States Of America Visa Fees
Business (B-1) Visa
United States Of America Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Ethiopia
14 Entoto Road, P.O. Box 1014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
(+251) (11) 130-6000
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I extend my United States visa?
Yes, you may extend your temporary stay in the United States. To do that, you have to file a request with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) before your current visa expires. If you stay longer than the allowed time, you may be deported and/or barred from returning to the States.
How many times can I use my visa?
The U.S. visitor visas are multiple-entry visas, which means they allow its holder to enter the US more than once until the visa expires. You are, however, not allowed to stay more the granted duration per visit.
How long does it take to process my visa application?
The time it will take for your visa application to be processed depends on the completeness of your visa application and the amount of verification your visa application requires. You, however, have to wait for 20 working days from the day you submit your application to get an interview appointment.
Should I book my flight before the interview?
Applicants are strongly advised NOT to book their travel until after they receive their passport and visa. This is to avoid loss of money in case your visa request is rejected.
If my application is denied, can I get a refund of the visa fee?
No, the fee is non-refundable as it is the application fee which covers the cost of processing your application.