Tourism

Israel visa requirements for Ethiopians

Basic Travel Requirements for Ethiopians visiting
Israel

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to
apply for a Israeli Visa.


  • An Ethiopian passport that is valid for at least 6 months from your departure date from Israel.
  • A completed and signed visa application form.
  •  A photocopy of your passport and the visas in it.
  • 2 recent passport-size photographs (5×5 cm).
  • A copy of your confirmed itinerary.
  • Proof of hotel accommodation for the entire duration of your stay in Israel.
  • Proof of financial means for the duration of your stay in Israel e.g. your bank statements of the last 6 months.
  • Proof of travel medical insurance that covers the duration of your stay in Israel.
  • A copy of your booked round-trip flight ticket.
  • Proof of payment of the visa fee.
  • The original documents required must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Federal Republic of Ethiopia.

Israel Visa for Ethiopians

Facts about Israel


Tourists who visit Israel confess to the feeling terrible about leaving the country, this is a testament to the fun time they have during their time in Israel. The historical and religious sites in the country are top attractions for tourists who visit the country. Other top attractions in the country are the beach resorts, hiking trails, national parks, and nature reserves. With the plethora of attractions available in the country, tourists are assured of having an exciting time all through their stay. Birders and ornithologists usually take joy in the annual migrations that funnel through Eilat and the Hula Valley as Israel is among the world’s leading destinations for birdwatching.
 
The tourism industry is one of the most important industries in Israel. Tourists have been discouraged by the security problems that would not just go away but the number of tourist visits to the country has picked up recently. In 2017, 3.6 million tourists visited Israel, which was a 25% increase from the number of tourists in the country the previous year. The tourism industry contributed NIS20 billion to the Israeli economy during this period.
 
During your time in Israel, avoid taking photos of people in Muslim and Orthodox Jewish areas. Crimes which involve smuggling and trafficking of illegal drugs can lead to you being sentenced to prison for a long period of time.

Types of Israel Visa


Types of VisaProcessing TimeDuration of Stay
Visitor Visa5 working days90 days
Business visa5 working days90 days
Medical visa5 working days90 days
Student visa5 working daysMore than 90 days

General Requirements for Israel Visa


  • An Ethiopian passport that is valid for at least 6 months from your departure date from Israel.
  • A completed and signed visa application form.
  •  A photocopy of your passport and the visas in it.
  • 2 recent passport-size photographs (5×5 cm).
  • A copy of your confirmed itinerary.
  • Proof of hotel accommodation for the entire duration of your stay in Israel.
  • Proof of financial means for the duration of your stay in Israel e.g. your bank statements of the last 6 months.
  • Proof of travel medical insurance that covers the duration of your stay in Israel.
  • A copy of your booked round-trip flight ticket.
  • Proof of payment of the visa fee.
  • The original documents required must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Federal Republic of Ethiopia.

Israel Visa Fees


Visitor Visa

24.00 (USD)

Business visa

24.00 (USD)

Medical visa

24.00 (USD)

Student visa

47.00 (USD)

Israel Visa Application Centres & Embassies in
Ethiopia


Addis Ababa

Higher 16, Kebele 22, House no. 283, Yeka Sub-city, P. O. Box 1266, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

embassies.gov.il/addis_ababa/

[email protected]; [email protected]

(+251) 11-646 0999