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Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia

  • Name: Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia
  • Address: Jimma Road,Higher24, Kebele 13, House No.792, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Tel: 002511-711959
  • Fax: 002511-712457
  • Website: http://et.china-embassy.org/eng/
  • Email: Chinaemb_et@mfa.gov.cn

Note: This information was last updated on August 29, 2011. See the embassy website for confirmation: http://et.china-embassy.org/eng/

1. Tourist (L) Visa Application

Mailed applications are not acceptable. You must submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy in person.

Documents Required

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.

Fee and Payment Method

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 A refund will not be available if the application is withdrawn or refused.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 TypesEthiopian CitizensAmerican CitizensCitizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry Visa with 3-month ValidityETB 1000ETB 1900ETB 500
Double-Entry Visa with 6-month ValidityETB 1500ETB 1900ETB 700
Multi-Entry Visa with 6-month ValidityETB 2000ETB 1900ETB 1000
Multi-Entry Visa with 12-month ValidityETB 3000ETB 1900ETB 1500
Hong Kong VisaETB 410ETB 410ETB 410

Visa Pick-Up

Visas can be picked up on or after the pick-up date specified in the receipt. The receipt must be presented.

2. Where to Apply

You must go to the Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy. See figure below. Addresses, etc. follow the office hours info.

Office Hours

The embassy generally has the same visa section office hours: 8:30am–12:00am for receiving visa applications (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday).

The Chinese Embassy Visa Office

  • Website: http://et.china-embassy.org/eng/
  • Address: Jimma Road, Wereda 24, Kebele 02, House No.792, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Tel: 00251-11-3711960
  • Fax: 00251-11-3200394
  • Email: chinaemb_et@mfa.gov.cn
  • 24 Hours Service System: 00251-912010091