China Embassy in Ethiopia

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. La Yifan
Address: Jimma Road, Higher 24, Kebele 02, House No.792, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 5643, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Email: chinaemb_et@mfa.gov.cn
Working Hours: 08:30-12:00, 14:30-17:00 from Mon. to Fri. (except holidays)
Website: http://et.china-embassy.org/eng/

Consular Office

Contact Number: +251-11-3712625, +251-922-726200
Fax: +251-11-3203803
Email: consulate_eth@mfa.gov.cn

Note: The consular office is open to receiving visa applications from 8:30a.m. to 12:00a.m.on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Sections of Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia

Sections Information
Consular Office Tel: +251-11-3712625, +251-922-726200
Fax: +251-11-3203803
Political Office Tel: +251-11-3710010
Defense Attaché Office Tel: +251-11-3710428
Fax: +251-11-3713066
Cultural & Educational Office Tel: +251-11-3711561
Fax: +251-11-3718912
Commercial Office Address: W23-K05-H.No. 3257, Nifasilk Lafto, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 27753/1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251-11-3728740, 3728739, 3728780, 3728781, 3728782
Fax: +251-11-3711611
Email: et@mofcom.gov.cn; ecchina@telecom.net.et
Office Hours: 08:30-12:00, 14:30-17:00 from Mon. to Fri. (except holidays)

Visa Fees

Please pay by cash. Checks are not accepted by the embassy.

Regular Fee per Person

Visa Types Ethiopian Citizens American Citizens Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry with 3-month Validity ETB 1200 ETB 2300 ETB 600
Double-Entry with 6-month Validity ETB 1800 ETB 2300 ETB 850
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity ETB 2400 ETB 2300 ETB 1200
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity ETB 3600 ETB 2300 ETB 1800
Hong Kong Visa ETB 500 ETB 500 ETB 500
Authentification Fee ETB 1900 N/A N/A

Expedited Service Fee per Person

The regular processing time of a visa is 4 working days. For urgent cases, the expedited service is available. Moreover, additional fees will be paid as following:
1 working day processing ETB 500
2 or 3 working days processing ETB 300

Chinese Visa for Hong Kong

All Ethiopian passport holders (except for Diplomatic/Services Passport Holders)  need a valid Hong Kong Visa to enter HKSAR for any purpose, including transit (out of airport) and transit (remain in airport).

Chinese Visa Requirements of Tourist Visa L

1. The original passport with blank pages and at least 6-month validity.
2. One properly completed Application Form with one recent passport photo attached on it.
3. Please provide documents showing the itinerary including air ticket booking record (round trip) and proof of a hotel reservation, etc. or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation letter should contain:
(1) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
(2) Information on the planned visit (arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, etc.)
(3) Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual)
Note: If applicants want to visit Tibet, they should get the Tibet Travel Permit issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau. Please provide the Tibet Travel Permit when you submit your application.

 Please contact Embassy of Ethiopia in China if Ethiopians are in a difficult situation there.

 Other China Embassies in Africa: Gabon, Ghana, Guinea

- Last modified on Nov. 06, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Ethiopia
Asked by biruk from ETHIOPIA | Dec. 10, 2019 01:19Reply
what exactly do i have to bring along my pickup form
Answers (1)
Answered by Doris from ETHIOPIA | Dec. 10, 2019 18:56
00Reply


When you pick up your visa, you just need to take the pick-up form.
Asked by Bekri from ETHIOPIA | Dec. 02, 2019 07:29Reply
Do i need a Visa for Hong Kong if i have a resident permit of Mainland China
Answers (1)
Answered by Ashley from UNITED KINGDOM | Dec. 02, 2019 19:35
00Reply


Yes, you need it.
Asked by dg | Nov. 27, 2019 23:24Reply
How many birr is the price of authentication?
Answers (1)
Answered by Flora from ETHIOPIA | Nov. 28, 2019 19:18
00Reply


220 for civil affairs documents, 450 for business affairs documents.
Asked by ZEBIBA YESUF from ETHIOPIA | Nov. 20, 2019 02:04Reply
how i get application visa number
Answers (1)
Answered by Larry from ETHIOPIA | Nov. 20, 2019 18:36
00Reply


When you complete an online application form, you can see the application number at the top of that page.
Ask a Question
Question Summary (100 characters)
Details (optional) (2,000 characters)