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Visas to Ethiopia

Tourists from Russia can obtain a visa for Ethiopia upon arrival in the country.

 It can also be applied for online.

Currency exchange rate RUB to ETB

Updated 21.09.2023


Russia: country’s borders status

Borders are open. Currently there are no imposed COVID-related restrictions.

Entry conditions for citizens and tourists

Random testing will be carried out among passengers arriving from countries with a severe epidemiological situation.

National holidays in Russia in 2023

Public holidays and festivals in Russia in 2023. Non-working days:

  • January 1, Sunday: New Year (Новый год);
  • January 2, Monday: New Year (Новый год);
  • January 3, Tuesday: New Year (Новый год);
  • January 4, Wednesday: New Year (Новый год);
  • January 5, Thursday: New Year (Новый год);
  • January 6, Friday: New Year (Новый год);
  • January 7, Saturday: Christmas (Рождество);
  • January 8, Sunday: New Year (Новый год);
  • February 23, Thursday: Defender of the Fatherland Day (День Защитника Отечества);
  • March 8, Wednesday: International Women’s Day (Международный женский день);
  • May 1, Monday: Labour Day (Праздник Весны и Труда);
  • May 9, Tuesday: Victory Day (День Победы);
  • June 12, Monday: Russia Day (День России);
  • November 4, Saturday: Day of National Unity (День народного единства).

Bridge holidays in 2023: from Sunday, January 1, to Friday, February 24, and from Sunday, January 8, to Monday, May 8.

Ethiopia: country’s borders status

Borders are open. Currently there are no imposed COVID-related restrictions.

National holidays in Ethiopia in 2023

Public holidays and festivals in Ethiopia in 2023. Non-working days:

  • January 7, Saturday: Ethiopian Christmas (የኢትዮጵያ ገና);
  • January 19, Thursday: Epiphany (ጥምቀት);
  • March 2, Thursday: Adwa Victory Day (የንግድ ድል ቀን);
  • April 14, Friday: Ethiopian Good Friday (የኢትዮጵያ መልካም አርብ);
  • April 16, Sunday: Ethiopian Easter Sunday (የኢትዮጵያ ፋሲካ እሁድ);
  • April 22, Saturday: Eid al-Fitr (ኢድ አልፈጥር);
  • May 1, Monday: Labor Day (የሰራተኞቸ ቀን);
  • May 5, Friday: Victory Day of the Patriots (የአርበኞች የድል ቀን);
  • May 28, Sunday: Derg Fall Day (የደርግ የውድቀት ቀን);
  • June 29, Thursday: Eid al-Fitr (የኢድ አል አድሃ አረፋ በዓል);
  • September 12, Tuesday: Ethiopian New Year (የኢትዮጵያ አዲስ አመት);
  • September 27, Wednesday: Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (የነቢዩ ሙሐመድ ልደት).


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