Ethiopia

Dialling Code (00251)
Contact Details
Ethiopia Embassy
+27 (012) 346-3542 / 4067
SA Representative Tel: +251 1137 13034
Email: sa.embassy.addis@telcom.net.et
Ministry of Revenue +251 1146 67324
Visas Visas are required by ALL passport holders.
For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy Ė contact details above.
Health Requirements
Compulsory Vaccinations Yellow Fever
Recommended Vaccinations Typhoid
Hepatitis A & B
Tetanus
Meningitis
Rabies
Polio
Precautions Malaria risk in Southern areas
Documents Required
  • Valid passport of the driver
  • Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver
  • Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver
  • If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.   
  • Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory - obtained at the border post
  • Vehicle Declaration Form: Stamped by the Ethiopian Embassy where visa was obtained
  • Carnet de Passage: Recommended. Application forms can be downloaded here 
  • ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store
  • International Driving Permit: Recommended
Currency Birr (ETB)