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Ethiopia - Apply for Citizenship

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Introduction

Possession of Ethiopian citizenship represents the link between the owner and the state. It’s usually associated with the right to work and live in a country and to participate in political affairs.

Eligibility

  • Spouses, widows and widowers of Ethiopian citizen
  • Lawful residents for at least 6 years and above in Ethiopia
  • Children and person with disabilities (made for the biological or legal adopted children of Ethiopian citizen
  • Stateless and migrant persons

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Instructions

Only the Ethiopian Agency for citizenship at the ministry of immigration and emigration has the mandate to issue Ethiopian citizenship so any person who wants to acquire citizenship of Ethiopia should go to their office or for more information follow the link info@immi.gov.et

Required Information

Ethiopian origin

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Address
  • Place of residence
  • Occupation
  • Citizenship
  • 3 recent, colored photographs of size 3x4 cm with white background and name of the applicant at the back of the photograph
  • If you wish to add children under the age of 18 years , then you should present 2 copies of legal document showing the relationship i.e.: Birth certificate

Foreign nationals

  • Full name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Citizenship
  • 3 recent, colored photographs of size 3x4 cm with white background and name of the applicant at the back of the photograph
  • Fill out and submit 2 copies of application for Ethiopian citizenship with your name appearing both in English and Amharic alphabets
  • 2 copies of valid pass port from the country of origin
  • 2 copies of birth certificate or other testimonials
  • Payment of $ 100.00

Spouses, widows and widowers of Ethiopia

  • Full name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Citizenship
  • 2 copies of valid spouse
  • 2copies of married certificate, the marriage should to valid for at least 2 years prior to the date of the application’s submission
  • 3 recent, colored photographs of size 3x4 cm with white background and name of the applicant at the back of the photograph
  • Fill out and submit 2 copies of application for Ethiopian citizenship with your name appearing both in English and Amharic alphabets
  • 2 copies of valid pass port from the country of origin
  • 2 copies of birth certificate or other testimonials
  • Payment of $ 100.00

Procedure

  • Obtain all the require documents
  • Fill in the application form with all the detail information
  • Submit the duly completed application form and all the necessary documents to the Ethiopian agency for citizenship at the ministry of immigration and emigration Addis Ababa or at any branch country wide, attach the receipt payment
  • Upon review and approval of the submitted documents by the responsible officer, you will then be issued a Ethiopian citizenship card

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Required Documents

Ethiopian origin

  • 2 copies of a Birth certificate
  • 3 recent, colored photographs of size 3x4 cm with white background and name of the applicant at the back of the photograph
  • Receipt payment from any bank at any bank of your choice in Ethiopia
  • Filled in application both in English and Amharic alphabets
  • Valid Ethiopian passport

Foreign national

  • 2 copies of a Birth certificate
  • 2 copies of a Valid passport from the country of origin
  • Payment of $100.00 at any bank of your choice in Ethiopia
  • 3 recent, colored photographs of size 3x4 cm with white background and name of the applicant at the back of the photograph
  • Certificate of good conduct

Spouses, widows and widowers of Ethiopia

  • Filled in application form
  • Marriage certificate
  • Copy of death certificate if applicant is a widower
  • Proof that the marriage is subsisting for spouse
  • Copy of national passport
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • 3 recent, colored photographs of size 3x4 cm with white background and name of the applicant at the back of the photograph

Fees

  • 2 Birr for Ethiopian national
  • $ 100.00 for foreign national

Validity

Valid for 5 years

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Processing Time

One day

Office Locations & Contacts

Immigration Services and National Affairs in Ethiopia
Public Relation & Documentation Service
Mr. Asefa Alemayehu
P.O.Box: 1028 Addis Ababa Ethiopia.
Tel. +251 (0) 11 5543363
Fax. +251 (0) 11 5503974
Email. pr@mcit.gov.et /
assefaha@yahoo.com
Web Master Tel. +251 (011) 1241265
Email. webmaster.mcit.gov.et

For American Citizen service.
U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia American Embassy
Entoto Road Addis Ababa
Tel: (251-11) 130-6000
Fax: (251-11) 124-24-35
Email: consaddis@state.gov Adoption Unit
Email: consadoptionaddis@state.gov

American Citizens
Services are available from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. M-F, and from 1 p.m. to 4 …

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Information which might help

Registration or application forms are available in two (2) languages, and therefore you are advised to fill the form in the language you understand best in order to avoid errors

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

It can be use as a proof of national identity

External Links

http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b52ac.html
http://www.immi.gov.au/Help/Locations/Pages/Ethiopia.aspx

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