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VISA AND IMMIGRATION
Visas are required for all visitors, however; nationals of 36 countries are given visa on arrival at Bole international Air Port.
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Check republic, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany,  Greece, Ireland, Israel,  Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Korea Republic, Luxemburg, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom and United States.

 

TIME AND ELECTRIC SUPPLY
Ethiopia is in the GMT +3 hours time zone. Ethiopia follows the Julian calendar, which consists of Twelve months of 30 days each and a thirteen month of five and Six days. Ethiopia Uses 220volts 50 cycles AC. 

CURRENCY
Ethiopian unit of currency, the birr, is issued by the National Bank of Ethiopia. Other banks in the country include the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia and the Agricultural and Industrial Development Bank 

CUSTOMS
Duty-free imports are permitted for up to :
A-200 cigarettes
B-1 lit of alcoholic beverages.
C-1/2 lit of perfumes. Visitors may export souvenirs with a value not exceeding Ethiopian birr 500.00 

ENTRY POINTS
Travelers using rail ways Dewele on the Djibouti border is the only point of entry to Ethiopia and those driving to Ethiopia via surface, Moyale (in Kenya), Humera and Metema (in Sudan), and again Galafi in Djibouti are the available means of entries. All arrivals undergo full customs and immigration checks.
For the major part of travelers accessing via flight, the Bole International Airport is the only terminal available in the Capital Addis Ababa though there are other domestic airports and airstrips serving domestic needs. 

DRIVING
Drivers require a valid International Driving License, which can be obtained by exchanging their local license at the Transport and Road Authority office in Addis Ababa. Visitors can recover their original license a day or so prior to departure. Those with their own Vehicle will require a permit from the ministry of Transport and communication. Driving is on the right

 


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