Visa and Health Requirements
ENTRY VISA TO ETHIOPIA:Visas: All foreigners travelling for the PAMCA 2023 annual conference to Ethiopia need a Conference Visa to enter Ethiopia. Ethiopia Government offers an Electronic e-Visa for conference attendance purposes. Delegates are strongly encouraged to apply for their conference visa online rather than at any Embassy. The online process takes 5-7 working days. Once Ethiopia e-visa is approved it will be sent via email. Applicants are advised to have a printed copy of the approved e-visa letter and passport while travelling. The Visa letter & passport will be verified and stamped upon arrival by Ethiopian Immigration Authority officer. Conference visas are valid for 30 days only and cost USD 52 from the intended date of entry. We recommend that you submit your application at the latest in the 1st week of August. Please note the following below:
PASSPORT VALIDITY:If you are visiting Ethiopia, your passport should be valid for 6 months from the date you arrive. Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.
COVID-19 GUIDELINESArriving Ethiopia:
- A COVID-19 test is no longer a requirement when departing from Ethiopia. However, COVID testing (at your own cost) is available for all travelers whose destination countries require one at health centers. If you need to take a COVID-19 PCR test, you can ask for the nearest testing center from the reception at your hotel.
- Anyone showing COVID-19 symptoms should take a self-test, wear a face mask, and follow the general COVID-19 preventive measures if he/she tests positive.
Yellow Fever Information:
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS
Visitors to Ethiopia should be in possession of a valid health certificate for yellow fever.
CHOLERA VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS
Vaccination against cholera is also required for any person who has visited or transited a cholera-infected area within six days prior to arrival in the country.