Driving licence

Procedure for obtaining an Ethiopian driving licence
If you are a holder of a French driving licence 

1/ Before visiting the consular section of the Embassy, it is advisable to have done translation of the French driving licence at:

*Yeshimebet at the stadium (0115-15-71-04 or 0115-52-63-12)

*or Trust Computer (0911-60-90-23 Leoud)

2/ Then, it is necessary to be present to the consular section of the embassy of France between 8:30 and 12:00 from Monday to Thursday and from 8:30 to 11:30 on Fridays:

to make the translation legal (18 euros is payable in birr at the rate applied by the chancellery in force)
and to obtain a certified copy of the driving licence (14 euros is payable in birr at the rate applied by the chancellery)

3/ Thereafter, it is advisable to go to the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign affairs (buildings located next to Filow Waha) to legalize the 2 documents (350 birr for the document)

4 Lastly, you have to go with all these documents and several photographs, to the Ethiopian ministry of transport, to seek the issuance of the Ethiopian driving licence.

If you are a holder an international driving licence 

1) For international licences, it is not necessary to have them translated (in order to have the the translation of the international licence legalized).

2) It is advisable to follow 2 stages to obtain a certified copy of the original, and 4 for legalization at the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign affairs. /.

Dernière modification : 15/07/2011

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