Djibouti eVisa

About Djibouti eVisa

The Djibouti eVisa is an electronic visa implemented in 2018 to make applying for a tourist visa easier and faster. It is addressed to citizens of 180 eligible countries and may be obtained through an online visa application without leaving home.

The Djibouti tourist visa is a single entry permit that allows staying in this country for 14 to 90 days within a 3-month validity period.

There are two types of Djibouti online visas available through the electronic visa system: a 14-day single entry permit and a 90-day single entry permit.

To complete a simple few-step application, you only need a valid passport and an internet-connected mobile phone, laptop, or any other electronic device.

When you fill out a visa form, provide necessary documents and pay a service fee, you wait for the eVisa approval. The processing time takes up to 72 hours, and the document is delivered in PDF file to the email address given in the form.

Djibouti eVisa types

Foreign travelers intending to enter Djibouti may choose between two types of eVisa. Both are single entry permits, and they differ according to the possible length of stay.

Select one of the following visas and start your online application.

  • 14-day single-entry eVisa
  • 90-day single-entry eVisa

Please remember the electronic visa to Djibouti is valid only with a passport which cannot expire in less than 6 months from the moment of arrival in this country

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How to apply for an electronic visa to Djibouti

Application for an online visa for Djibouti is a simple and quick process that can be done from home. You only need a working electronic device, a stable internet connection, and an active email address.

You must hold a passport with at least 6 months of validity and come from any of 180 eligible countries that may apply online for an electronic visa.

The visa processing time takes up to 3 business days, so the application must be submitted at the latest 72 hours before leaving for a journey to Djibouti.

Check below a simple few-step guide that every applicant should complete:

  1.  Fill out an application form; basic personal and travel information will be required. The form must be supported with necessary documents like a valid passport, applicant’s face photographs, etc.
  2. Pay a visa fee. Applicants have a few online payment methods to choose from.
  3. Check for the approved eVisa, to be delivered to the applicant’s email address. You will receive it in a PDF file.

Please double-check the information provided with the application. There cannot be any mistakes. Ensure everything is in order to get the approved document in time.

You can ask our team of experts for help at every stage of the application. You can contact us by phone or email.

Validity period

The Djibouti eVisa is valid for three months (90 days), counting from the date of its issue. The visa holders may enter the country once. Only tourism-related travel purposes are accepted.

The permitted length of stay depends on the chosen option. It may be 14 or 90 days.

Please remember that your visa will be valid only with a valid passport which cannot expire in less than 6 months, so remember to check it before you apply online for the Djibouti visa.

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Requirements for eVisa to Djibouti

Requirements for a Djibouti visa are minimized to make the online application process more convenient.

An applicant needs to have access to an internet-connected device and provide a valid email address in the application form. He should also hold a valid passport which cannot expire in less than 6 months after arrival.

The application procedure must be completed 3 business days before leaving for travel to Djibouti to ensure the approved visa will be delivered on time.

Required documents

Those who apply for Djibouti eVisa are required to provide a few supporting documents when submitting an application form.

The documents are:

  • a copy of a passport’s bio-data page
  • passport photographs (taken with a mobile or PC camera)
  • an onward ticket
  • proof of hotel accommodation
  • an invitation letter from a family (in case of family visits)

The online procedure of application must be completed at least 72 hours before the trip. To avoid delays in approval, double-check the information provided in the application form.

Requirements on arrival

You need to prepare two documents for arrival in Djibouti:

  • a passport that will not expire in less than 6 months from the planned arrival
  • a paper copy of Djibouti eVisa because an electronic version of eVisa, saved on an electronic device, will not be enough

Please note that the online visa for the Djibouti visa is accepted only at the Ambouli International Airport.