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. /.