Passport

  • Issue of fresh passport for the first time
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Reason of request statement (See form CS06)
    • Birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or data of three Ethiopians living in Ethiopia who can testify about your nationality
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue


  • Issue of fresh substitute for expired/old passport
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photograph (see type of photos )
    • Old  passport (copy and original)
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16 )
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue


  • Issue of fresh substitute for lost/damaged passport
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Affidavit giving detailed explanation of the circumstances under which the passport was damaged/lost (see form CS05)
    • Report lodged with the nearest Police Station for lost passport
    • Copy of old passport
    • Or birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or data of three Ethiopians living in Ethiopia who can testify about your nationality
    • For those who stayed in Ireland five or more years affidavit declaring that the applicant has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS16)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue

  • Issue of fresh passport for children
    • Fully completed and signed application form CS01
    • 4 photographs (see type of photos )
    • Current valid passport of Ethiopian parent/s (copy and original)
    • Birth certificate or education certificate or other similar certificates originated from Ethiopian government and attested by Ministry of foreign affairs of Ethiopia (copy and original)
    • Or birth certificate from the country of birth (copy and original)
    • Affidavit given by the parent/s declaring that the child has not sought or obtained any other nationality (see form CS13)
    • To have fingerprint captured in front of embassy staff  for those 14 years and above
    • Up to the age of 14 years (exclusive) don’t require finger print
    • Appropriate fee (see service fees)
    • Passport is valid for five years from the date of issue


  • Change of name on the passport
    • Same as new Passport cases, as it requires issue of a new Passport
    • Court order about  the change of name in Ethiopia
    • In case of change of maiden name on marriage, marriage certificate (copy and original) and court order about the change is required
    • To enter children’s data on passport
      • This service is not available any more
      • Children may have their own passport
      • Renewal of expired passport
        • This service is not available any more
        • If passport expires it should be replaced (see Issuance new passport to replace expired/old passport )

  • Amendment on passport
    • This service is not available any more
    • If amendment is required the passport should be replaced  (see Issue of fresh substitute for expired/old passport )

Last Updated (Sunday, 13 March 2011 17:42)