Do you really need to go to the Ethiopian Embassy? - Many Ethiopian consulates provide the same services
that you would get at an embassy. If the embassy is located far away it is especially worth while to find out if your nearest Ethiopian consulate
can provide you with the service you need, We have listed all these consulates for your convenience:
The Embassy of Ethiopia - is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes Ethiopian interests in Australia. The
embassy also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press. The activities of all Ethiopian embassies are usually coordinated by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs.
The Ethiopian Embassy in Canberra is headed by Mr Arega Hailu Teffera - Ambassador to Australia.
Consular Services - The consular
department in the embassy offers
consular assistance. The consular
department in general offers services
to local people who plan to visit
Ethiopia as well as for Ethiopian
citizens located in Australia .
Generally, services comprise of visa
applications, passport renewals,
marriage registration, legalization of
documents, birth of a child, Ethiopian
nationality issues and more. Contact
the consular department directly by
Ethiopian Passports - When
you have lost your Ethiopian
passport in Australia or need
a new passport you can contact the
passport section of the embassy by
telephone or email.
For the application of
passport or other travel documents the
consular department of the embassy in Canberra
can inform you on all the procedures.
Furthermore you can find all information
on passports and passport applications by
clicking on our
passport information page.
Visa for Ethiopia - For
visa related matters and to check if you
need a visa to travel to Ethiopia
it is important that you contact the
embassy before you travel. Many
nationalities need a visa for a tourist
visit as well as a business visit. All
necessary information on how to apply for
a visa is available at the visa section of
the embassy in Canberra. To find
out more about visas and visa application
procedures you can click on our
visa information page.
Embassy Appointment - Nowadays many
embassies require that you first make an appointment before you make a visit. In most cases you can make an appointment through
the embassy website. On the official website of the embassy you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.
Travel Alert & Warnings - Many governments around the world have a system in place to issue Travel Warnings
& Alerts for their citizens when travelling abroad. Reasons for issuing a Travel Warning & Alert for certain countries could be that in those
countries there are issues that make travelling dangerous. Click on our
Travel Alerts page to check if there is a travel alert or warning for Ethiopia or Australia.
Search your Hotel close to the Ethiopian Embassy in Canberra -
If you have to travel from far away to Canberra or need to return to the embassy the next or one of the following days it might be wise to stay overnight at a hotel or guesthouse close to where
the embassy is located. When you are in a situation where embassy services take more than 1 day and you are in need of a place to stay close to the embassy we provide a
handy hotel search box to explore your options for accommodation in a hotel or guesthouse near the embassy.
Travel insurance for Australia
- When you apply for a visa many embassies require that you show to them proof of a valid travel insurance.
A Travel insurance for a visa application at the embassy
has to meet strict requirements. Check the embassy website for these requirements or contact the visa department directly by telephone or email