As an Away to Africa traveler it is required that you have a visa to travel within the African continent. Once you purchase your Destination Package you have the option to obtain your visa(s) on your own or pay an additional fee to have an Away to Africa representative obtain your visa on your behalf.*

Below is a list of contacts for various embassies. This is not an inclusive list of all embassies so if you do not see your country on this list you should conduct a search on Embassy Worldwide for the location of the embassy in your country of residence.

*Away to Africa offers visas services at an additional price. If you wish to have Away to Africa obtain a visa on your behalf, please make sure you choose this option when purchasing your Destination Package.

Pertinent Trip Information

VISA REQUIRMENTS

Passport holders from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Republic (and Democratic Peoples Republic), Kuwait, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, and US can obtain a visa on arrival for US$50 (one month) or $75 (three months) and two passport photos. This is only available at Bole International Airport.

No visa needed for US citizens

Helpful Links
Ethiopian Embassy
Embassy Pages
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Helpful Links
Go Abroad

Suggested Time Frame
6-8 weeks from the time of the application.

VISA REQUIRMENTS

Visitors from Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote D’ivoire, Egypt, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Zimbabwe do not need a visa for a visit up to 30 days.

Obtaining a visa from an embassy is a fairly straightforward process.

Visas cost around US$80 for a tourist visa.
Helpful Links
Ghana Embassy
Embassy Pages
Go Abroad

Suggested Time Frame
ALL VISA APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS AND PASSPORTS FOR VISAS TWO WEEKS TO ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE INTENDED DATE OF DEPARTURE.

VISA Price Information
Single Entry Visa(must be used within 3 months from date of issue) $60.00
Multiple Entry Visa $100.00
Single Expedited $100.00
Multiple Visa Expedited $200.00

The following countries do not need visas for visits up to 90 days.

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

*No visa needed for US or JA residents – Visa Exemption
Helpful Links
South African Embassy
Embassy Pages
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  • Visa not required for Holders of a Form I-512 ( Authorization for Parole of an Alien into the United States).
  • No Mozambique embassy in Jamaica but Citizens of all countries without a Mozambique embassy can obtain a visa on arrival if they have documentation to prove they are traveling for leisure purposes (return ticket, accommodation confirmation or invitation letter). This visa is valid for 30 days, and is extendable up to 60 days
  • Helpful Links
    Mozambique Embassy
    Go Abroad

    VISA Price Information
    Single entry Visa
    Normal (10 days): $160 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $220 USD

    Multiple Entry Visa: (90 days Visa)
    Normal (10 days): $180 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $250 USD

    Multiple Entry Visa: (180 days Visa):
    Normal (10 days): $210 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $290 USD

    Authentication Fee: $180 USD per document
    Normal (10 days): $180 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $250 USD

  • Visa not required for Holders of a Form I-512 ( Authorization for Parole of an Alien into the United States).
  • No Mozambique embassy in Jamaica but Citizens of all countries without a Mozambique embassy can obtain a visa on arrival if they have documentation to prove they are traveling for leisure purposes (return ticket, accommodation confirmation or invitation letter). This visa is valid for 30 days, and is extendable up to 60 days
  • Helpful Links
    Mozambique Embassy
    Go Abroad

    VISA Price Information
    Single entry Visa
    Normal (10 days): $160 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $220 USD

    Multiple Entry Visa: (90 days Visa)
    Normal (10 days): $180 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $250 USD

    Multiple Entry Visa: (180 days Visa):
    Normal (10 days): $210 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $290 USD

    Authentication Fee: $180 USD per document
    Normal (10 days): $180 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $250 USD

  • Visa not required for Holders of a Form I-512 ( Authorization for Parole of an Alien into the United States).
  • No Mozambique embassy in Jamaica but Citizens of all countries without a Mozambique embassy can obtain a visa on arrival if they have documentation to prove they are traveling for leisure purposes (return ticket, accommodation confirmation or invitation letter). This visa is valid for 30 days, and is extendable up to 60 days
  • Helpful Links
    Mozambique Embassy
    Go Abroad

    VISA Price Information
    Single entry Visa
    Normal (10 days): $160 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $220 USD

    Multiple Entry Visa: (90 days Visa)
    Normal (10 days): $180 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $250 USD

    Multiple Entry Visa: (180 days Visa):
    Normal (10 days): $210 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $290 USD

    Authentication Fee: $180 USD per document
    Normal (10 days): $180 USD
    Urgent (3 days): $250 USD

VISA REQUIRMENTS

Visitors from Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote D’ivoire, Egypt, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Zimbabwe do not need a visa for a visit up to 30 days.

Obtaining a visa from an embassy is a fairly straightforward process.

Visas cost around US$80 for a tourist visa.
Helpful Links
Ghana Embassy
Embassy Pages
Go Abroad

Suggested Time Frame
ALL VISA APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS AND PASSPORTS FOR VISAS TWO WEEKS TO ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE INTENDED DATE OF DEPARTURE.

VISA Price Information
Single Entry Visa(must be used within 3 months from date of issue) $60.00
Multiple Entry Visa $100.00
Single Expedited $100.00
Multiple Visa Expedited $200.00