APPLY FOR PASSPORT

Passport Service
Please read the following carefully and fulfill all the requirements. Failure to fulfill the requirements may result in delaying the processing time or denial of the issuance of the passport.

  • The Embassy of Ethiopia is currently issuing only a new Electronic passport that requires mandatory finger print. Therefore, all Ethiopians who want to obtain a replacement (lost or existing) passport or renewal of a passport should fulfill the following requirements.
  • Those who have already submitted their finger prints upon receipt of an electronic passport earlier are not required to submit their fingerprints again. However, if you have an old /manual/ passport or was exempted from submitting your finger print due to your minor age then you should submit your finger print anew.
  • Those who are minor under the age of 14 are exempted from providing finger prints.
  • For passport and Ethiopian Organ ID applicants , please be advised that  it take about 3 to 4 Months to process the application.
  • If the Embassy requests you to submit an additional document, please send it within a week. If you are informed for the third time to submit the necessary document and if you fail to submit the requested document, the Embassy shall be obliged to send your original document back to you and you will be requested to apply anew.
  • All applications must be sent via mail with an envelop which has a TRACKING NUMBER. The applications must also have a self-addressed, prepaid UPS, or USPS EXPRESS MAIL return envelop which has a tracking Number. You don’t have to call the Consulate General Office to check whether your application has been received or returned back to you since you have the option to track it online at the respective mailing company’s website.
Special Attention:-
  • If you are using FEDEX for your return shipping, please make sure you have a current customer account with FEDEX. Otherwise Consulate General Office cannot process your return shipping.
Apply for Passport

  1. Requirements for Replacement of an Expired Passport
  2. Requirements for Replacement of a lost Passport
1. Requirements for Replacement of an Expired Passport
1) Four recent, color passport size Photographs (with white background and the name of the applicant at the back of the photograph);
2) The actual passport
3) Two copies of Expired Passport
4) Two Copies of document that show your Current Status in the US, i.e, Green Card or those who don’t have Green Card; Please attach Copy of I-94 or Work Permit
5) Service fee must be in Money Order payable to the Embassy of Ethiopia

No Passport Service Fee
1 32 Pages Passport 60 USD
2 64 Pages Passport 110 USD
3 An Expedited passport renewal. 78 USD

Special Attention:- 

  • An Expedited passport renewal option is available for applicants. To use this service, please include 2 self-addressed return envelops with your original application. After the Consulate General process your application for renewal, it will be returned to you. At this point you can use DHL to ship the documents to the Department of Immigration and Nationality Affairs in Addis Ababa to be processed upon completion. The Consulate General will return the renewed passport to your address.
6) Original Fingerprint of the Applicant and a copy of it.
  • Please go to the nearest police station or to the companies authorized to take finger prints. It is preferable to have your fingerprint taken on the respective organizations fingerprint capture form. If not you can use our Finger print Capture form (click here to download).
7) A self addressed  return envelope which has a tracking number (UPS, or USPS EXPRESS MAIL) with it.
8) Two copies of the Application Form (click here to download)
2. Requirements for Replacement of a Lost Passport
1) Four recent, color passport size Photographs (with white background and the name of the applicant at the back of the photograph)
2) Two copies the lost Passport
3) Two Copies of document that show your Current Status in the US, i.e, Green Card or those who don’t have Green Card; Please attach Copy of I-94 or Work Permit
4) Service fee must be in Money Order payable to the Embassy of Ethiopia.

  • When a replacement is given for the first time: $90 for 32 pages passport; $165 for 64 Pages passport;
  • When a replacement is given for the Second time: $120 for 32 pages passport;$220 for 64 Pages passport
  • When a replacement is given for the third time within a period of 5 years: $180 for 32 pages passport;$330 for 64 Pages passport
5) Original Fingerprint of the Applicant and a copy of it.
  • Please go to the nearest police station or to the companies authorized to take finger prints. It is preferable to have your fingerprint taken on the respective organizations fingerprint capture form. If not you can use our Finger print Capture form (Click here to download).
6) Two copies of the Application Form (Click here to download)
7) A self addressed  return envelope which has a tracking number (UPS, or USPS EXPRESS MAIL) with it.

Special Attention:-
  • If you are using FEDEX for your return shipping, please make sure you have a current customer account with FEDEX. Otherwise Consulate General Office cannot process your return shipping.