Eritrea Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Eritrea, all nationals referred to in the chart above require a passport valid for a minimum of six months beyond their intended departure date and have two clear pages that are side-by-side.
Visas for Eritrea are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Business travellers require a letter of invitation.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Eritrea.
Outstaying visas in Ertirea is a serious offence.
Types and Cost
Tourist visa: £25; single-entry business visa: £40.
Single-entry visas are normally valid for three months.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy).
Allow 10 to 15 days for visa processing. An express service is available for an additional charge.
You must provide proof of sufficient funds to cover the duration of your stay with your visa application.
This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.
Embassies and tourist offices
British Embassy in Eritrea
Telephone: + 291 1 20 28 39
Address: , 66-68 Mariam Ghimbi Street, PO Box 5584, Asmara, Zip Code 174,
Mon-Thurs 0800-1630; Fri 0800-1230.
Embassy of the State of Eritrea in the USA
Telephone: 202 319 1991
Address: NW, 1708 New Hampshire Avenue, Washington, 20009,
Embassy of the State of Eritrea in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7713 0096.
Address: , 96 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PF,
Mon-Fri 0930-1300 (visa application); 1400-1600 (visa collection).