Note: This information was last updated on August 29, 2011. See the embassy website for confirmation: http://et.china-embassy.org/eng/
Mailed applications are not acceptable. You must submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy in person.
A neatly filled out Visa Application Form, passport (with at least 6 months validity and at least one blank visa page), a recent standard passport-size photo (black & white or color ) to be attached to the visa application form; certificate of hotel booking, return ticket and itinerary in China. For traveling to Tibet, you should contact your local travel agency to obtain Travel Permit from the Tibet Tourist Bureau or one of the authorized Chinese travel agency before applying for a visa.
Visa fees are charged according to your number of entries or duration of stay. Checks are not acceptable; please pay by cash. A refund will not be available if the application is withdrawn or refused.
|Visa Types||Ethiopian Citizens||American Citizens||Citizens of Other Countries|
|Single-Entry Visa with 3-month Validity||ETB 1000||ETB 1900||ETB 500|
|Double-Entry Visa with 6-month Validity||ETB 1500||ETB 1900||ETB 700|
|Multi-Entry Visa with 6-month Validity||ETB 2000||ETB 1900||ETB 1000|
|Multi-Entry Visa with 12-month Validity||ETB 3000||ETB 1900||ETB 1500|
|Hong Kong Visa||ETB 410||ETB 410||ETB 410|
Visas can be picked up on or after the pick-up date specified in the receipt. The receipt must be presented.
You must go to the Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy. See figure below. Addresses, etc. follow the office hours info.
The embassy generally has the same visa section office hours: 8:30am–12:00am for receiving visa applications (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday).