How can I get an Ethiopian visa from Kenya?

  • Kenyans traveling to Ethiopia for short-term visits (less than three months)only require a valid Kenyan passport and Yellow fever certificate.
  • Kenyans traveling for work undertakings for more than 365 days must apply for a work permit. Your Employer in Ethiopia can assist in acquiring the work permit.

Kenyans visiting Ethiopia for a vast stay are encouraged to register with the Kenyan embassy. 

How much money can you take to Ethiopia?

Visitors must report on entry or exit any cash over $10,000 (or the equivalent in other foreign currency). Residents of Ethiopia must declare any cash over $4,000.

If you are entering via a land border, you must declare any cash surpassing $500 (or the equivalent in other foreign currency).

An export certificate to carry antiques out of Ethiopia; otherwise, the government will likely confiscate the items, and you may face prosecution.