Ethiopia visa requirements for Seychelloiss

Travel and visa requirements

Ethiopian Visa is not required for Seychelloiss

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • The government of Ethiopia permits citizens of Seychelles to visit the country by applying for an e-visa or obtain a visa on arrival only at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
  • The type of e-visa which can be obtained by visitors varies. Nationals of Seychelles visiting on a single-entry visa can stay up to three months while visits on a multiple entry visa allow for six months visiting period. 
  • Visitors will be required to provide a passport valid for six months from the arrival date in Ethiopia, with at least two blank pages.
  • On entry and exit, currency restriction on local currency up to ETB 200 per person and foreign currencies up to USD 3,000 or equivalent, without bank permit.
  • Seychellois are required to have a return or onward ticket, a copy of air ticket or itinerary, proof of sufficient funds to spend during their stay, preferably a bank statement.
  • Seychelles passport holders below the age of 18 hoping to travel to Ethiopia must either be accompanied by a parent or guardian or apply for the unaccompanied minors form.
  • Citizens of Seychelles are required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. Visitors are however advised to be vaccinated for common illness 10 days before entering Ethiopia.
  • Seychelles tourists visiting Ethiopia with pets must have an advanced authorization from the Ministry of Agriculture, a proof of current rabies vaccination and a health certificate that has been issued by a licensed veterinarian within 10 days of transport. 
  • Visitors will be required to provide a confirmation of accommodation during the stay in Ethiopia.
  • Travellers can get to Ethiopia from any international airport in Seychelles. There are international airports in Victoria and Mahe.
  • Ethiopian Airways and Air France are some of the only carriers that fly from Seychelles to Ethiopia.
  • The estimated flight time from Seychelles to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is 3 hours, 45 minutes.
  • The dominating religion in Ethiopia is Christianity with denominations like Abrahamic, Ethiopian Orthodoxy, Pentay and Catholic. Aside from that, Islam and other indigenous religions are practised.
  • There are two associated power socket and plug types in Ethiopia, which are type C and F. The standard supply voltage is 220 V, with a standard frequency of 50 Hz.
  • Ethiopian Birr (ETB) is the official currency used in Ethiopia. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Movement around in Ethiopia can be facilitated by buses, taxis, and trains.
  • The official language of Ethiopia is Amharic. However, Oromo is a more generally spoken language. Other languages spoken in the country include Arabic and English.
  • The climate in Ethiopia is mild and tropical, so it is relatively hot throughout the year. It is best to visit during the dry season which is between October and June.
  • Ethiopia uses the East Africa Time (GMT+3), which puts Seychelles on hour ahead of Ethiopia.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $47 to spend on daily expenses while in Ethiopia.
  • Some delicacies enjoyed in Ethiopia include injera (sourdough flatbread), tibs (sautéed meat chunks), shiro be kibbe (legume stew), berbere (typical spice blend) and kitfo (Ethiopian beef tartare).

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a high risk of diarrhea in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of rotavirus, the most common cause of severe diarrhea around the world. Diarrheal diseases cause eight percent of deaths in Ethiopia each year.

Is Ethiopia safe for tourists?

Violent crime in Ethiopia is fortunately rare, particularly where visitors are concerned. However, petty theft is very common. Ethiopia is safe compared to many other African countries.

What is the predominant religion in Ethiopia?

Religion in Ethiopia consists of a number of faiths. The most prominent is Christianity (Ethiopian Orthodoxy, Pentay, Catholic) totaling  62.8% of the entire population, followed by Islam at 33.9 %. There is also a longstanding but small Jewish community.

When is the best time to visit Ethiopia?

Generally, the best time to visit Ethiopia is between October and June, when it is the dry season. Rains tend to stop in early October, meaning afterward the highlands are lush and green.

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