Journalist Visa - JV


Journalist visa is issued to foreign Journalists, media professionals or film makers, coming to cover events, report for media organizations or produce films, TV or written material of various kinds.

Requirements

Copy of the following documents is mandatory.

  • Recent passport-size photo of the applicant.
  • Passport of the visa applicant which is valid for at least 6 months from the intended date of entry to Ethiopia.
  • Written application by the inviting institution or company.
  • Support Letter from Ministry of foreign Affairs or Government communications office of Ethiopia.

Processing Time

Under normal circumstances, the processing time for tourist visa is 3 days. So, travelers should submit their application at least 3 days before their estimated date of arrival

Duration and Validity

The Validity of the Visa starts counting from the date intended to enter Ethiopia Travelers can request for extension before the visa expires by going in person to the Head Office of The Main Department for Immigration and Nationality Affairs (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).

Extension

Journalist visa can't be extended.

Fee

For single-entry 30-days Journalist Visa, the application fee is USD 42.




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