Embassy of Ethiopia - Washington DC

Metro Closest Metro Stop:
Van Ness-UDC Travel
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Travel Phone: (202) 364-1200

Travel Website: www.ethiopianembassy.org

Travel Email: ethiopia[at]ethiopianembassy.org

Travel Address: 3506 International Drive NW, Washington DC 20008.

Van Ness-UDC Metro Station on the red line of the Metro system is the closest station to the Embassy of Ethiopia. From the station, it is approximately a 10-minute walk to th Embassy. Use the map and directions shown below to find suggested routes.

Embassy of Ethiopia in Washington DC

From Van Ness-UDC Metro Station
Approximately 0.4 mile, 10 min
Travel Head southeast on Connecticut Ave NW toward Veazey Terrace NW.
Travel Turn right onto Van Ness St NW.
Travel Turn left onto International Dr NW.

Quick Facts

Passport Validity
Six months

Blank Passport Pages
One page required for entry stamp

Tourist Visa Required
For U.S. Citizens: Yes, a visa is required

World Health Organization (WHO) card with yellow fever vaccination. A Polio vaccine is recommended

Currency Restrictions for Entry
$3,000 USD

Currency Restrictions for Exit
200 ETB and $3,000

Visa-Exempt Countries

Visa Exempt: Kenya and Djibouti Citizens do not require a visa to travel to Ethiopia.

Visa On Arrival: tourist visa on arrival can be obtained at Bole International Airport for nationals and residents of: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Democratic people's Republic of Korea (northern Korea), Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea (south Korea), the Russian Federation, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, and USA.

Eritrean nationals must obtain an entry visa prior to their departure to Ethiopia.

What Else Do I Need to Do Before Traveling to Ethiopia?

Double check that your passport will be valid for at least six months after the date you plan to exit Ethiopia and that it has a minimum of 2 blank visa pages.

Depending on the countries you have visited before traveling to Ethiopia, you may be required to show proof of the Yellow Fever Vaccine. It is also recommended that travelers to certain provinces have the polio vaccine or a booster, and insect precautions should be taken as well.

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