Ethiopia


INTRODUCTION

Uniglo Financial can provide a comprehensive range of payroll services in Ethiopia. The individual is treated as an Employee by Uniglo Financial local partner and income is paid in the form of professional fees, allowances and expenses, the proportions depending on individual circumstances.

TAX AND SOCIAL SECURITY

If you provide us with the earning rates of your contractors, we can come back to you with a breakdown of the contractor’s potential net retentions.

We are able to provide highly tax efficient solutions in Ethiopia. Please call us to discuss further.

IMMIGRATION

Visas are required for all visitors to arriving by land to Ethiopia and are readily available from Ethiopian diplomatic missions abroad. Except in the case of a few nationals, passengers in transit in Ethiopia, holding confirmed onward bookings within 72 hours, can obtain transit visas. To apply for a work permit, one must enter Ethiopia on a business visa and apply for the work and residence permit in Ethiopia.

DOCUMENTS

A list of documents will be provided upon confirmation of the work permit process.

REQUIREMENT

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.

This is for Tourist purposes only, not business purposes

Djibouti and Kenyan Nationals do not require and entry visa to Ethiopia.

BUSINESS VISA

Uniglo Financial can offer a Business Visa service (where necessary) but it is recommended that we arrange Work Permits and full local employment for all contractors.

WORK & RESIDENCE PERMIT

BUSINESS VISA

PROCESSING TIME: 5-10 Working days depending on the consulate in the country of application
APPLICATION: At the Consulate in the Applicants Home Country.
PRE-APPLICATION: Yes- Letter of Invite needs to be stamped by the Ministry of Immigration-5 days.
TERM: 30 Days
EXTENSIONS: No
COST = $400

When choosing the length of the visa you require, please be aware that the visa is valid from the date of issue and not the date of entry into Ethiopia

LONG TERM VISA - WORK PERMIT (ONE YEAR)
PROCESSING TIME
: 2 Weeks
APPLICATION: Done at Ministry of Labour
TERM: One Year
EXTENSIONS: Yes
COST:530 USD

LONG TERM VISA - RESIDENCE PERMIT (ONE YEAR)
PROCESSING TIME
:1 Week
APPLICATION: In Ethiopia at the Department of Immigration
PRE-APPLICATION: Yes, at Ministry of Labour
TERM: One Year
EXTENSIONS: Yes
COST: 530 USD

MONTHLY MANAGEMENT FEEPlease email u2us@uniglo-financial.com and one of our specialists will get in touch with you and provide you with a personalised quotation.

Does not include translation or Courier fees.