Detailed July/August 2016 trip report

Greg writes: Chapter 3 - Practical Information In the section "red tape" I suggest specifying that Visas on Arrival are not issued at Dire Dawa airport, notwithstanding daily flights from Djibouti. Tourists arriving from Djibouti must either obtain their visa in advance from the Ethiopian embassy in Djibouti city or fly directly to Bole airport. … Continue reading Detailed July/August 2016 trip report

Correction to 7th edition Visa on Arrival information

In the 7th edition of Bradt Ethiopia, we incorrectly state that passport-holders from all European Union countries can obtain a Visa on Arrival at Bole Airport. In fact the list of 'tourist-generating countries' eligible for Visa on Arrival excludes several member states that joined the EU in or after 2004. According to Ethiopian Airlines, the full list of … Continue reading Correction to 7th edition Visa on Arrival information

Obtaining an Ethiopian Origin ID for a child

Report from a French citizen for Ethiopian Origin ID as a children of Ethiopian, Oct 2015 My wife being Ethiopian, we needed a residence permit for our lovely daughter. Collect the following papers.  Birth certificate. If birth took place abroad, first make it legalize by your Foreign Minister in home country, price 1Euro for … Continue reading Obtaining an Ethiopian Origin ID for a child

Obtaining a Temporary ID as a husband/wife of Ethiopian

Report from a French citizen for Ethiopian Temporary ID as a husband/wife of Ethiopian, Oct 2015 You normally need to be married since more than 2 years (to avoid false weddings), but when married abroad you can apply earlier, what was our case. The beginning of this process is different if the wedding took place … Continue reading Obtaining a Temporary ID as a husband/wife of Ethiopian