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Visa on arrival with approval in advance

Kaunas, Lithuania
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Visa on arrival with approval in advance


We are going to visit Ethiopia in the end of February and there is one question about visas. We are lithuanians, so we cannot expect to get visa on arrival in the airport. But some information about such possibility was written in Ethiopia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs webpage:

"If tourists from such countries wish to get a visa on arrival at the airport, they are required to get approval from the Immigration and Nationality Affairs Main Department in Ethiopia. Requests for such approval can be sent to: Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs, PO Box 3741, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Email: mdina@ethionet.et"

Maybe someone here used this possibility and can tell us what kind of documents we need to send to the given email for such approval? Thanks...

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1. Re: Visa on arrival with approval in advance

yes there is some kind arrangement to nations who don't have Ethiopian embassy in their own country . it said before you come here you ask permission by mail . but i don't even know any one who got visa through this kind of service. let me know if you got visa.


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2. Re: Visa on arrival with approval in advance

Thank you for your reply. We will chose the more safe option - to get visas in the Ethiopian embassy in Stockholm.

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