Advice for travellers

  • Complements

    Complements
    Although Ethiopia abides by the principles and recognizes the right of each embassy to provide a consular protection to its nationals, it is not part of the 1963 Vienna Convention. Consequently, the (...)

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  • Others

    The usual method of payment is by dollar U.S. (and increasingly the euro or - travellers’ cheques, which must be declared on arrival at the airport. There are very few automatic cash machines, mainly located in the (...)

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  • Health

    Before the departure:
    Consult your doctor (possibly your dentist) and take out an insurance covering medical expenses and medical evacuation.
    Malaria:
    This parasitic disease transmitted by mosquito bites makes it (...)

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  • Last minute

    Road safety Several recent accidents involving French citizens makes it necessary to draw attention to the fact that traffic on Ethiopian roads is dangerous, because of the frequent infringements on the highway (...)

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  • Safety

    The embassy can be contacted 24hrs with 0111400000/21. Travellers are invited to take all the necessary precautions when travelling areas where the situation is not stable and where communications are random. (...)

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  • Country Profile

    The areas not recommended except for crucially important professional reasons, are indicated in orange. The areas strictly not recommended are in red.
    Travels in the Gambela region(outside Gambela-city), to the (...)

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  • Transport

    Road infrastructure According to WHO, Ethiopa could be the country in the world most affected by fatal accidents (114 deaths for 10,000 vehicles). Several factors explain this situation: increase in the number of (...)

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  • Entry and Stay in Ethiopia

    Entry/Stay
    The rule is to apply first before going to the Ethiopian Embassy in Paris for a three months tourist visa. French nationals can however obtain a visa of tourism on their arrival. This facility is still (...)

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    Useful numbers
    Embassy of France:
    Kabana District- BP 1464
    All services of the embassy are reachable by the operator:
    +251 (0) 11-140-00-00 (24h/24h)
    Fax: (251) 11.140.00.20 (Chancellery) /40 (consular (...)

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