Guide for Requirements to lodge application forms, filling and process in 2021 Djibouti



Djibouti welcome total 18 countries visa free or visa on arrival and about million tourist visit every year.

Embassy of Djibouti

Apply Visa for Djibouti

Visa is a certification that is stamped over a passport by a government which allows the visa holder to enter, stay within, and leave the territories of that government. The next thing a person needs to visit a foreign land after a passport is a visa. There are different ways to get a visa for Djibouti. Also, there are different kinds of visas as well each having different time limits. Before applying for a visa one must know his reasons to visit Djibouti and have his necessary information needed to apply for the visa at hand. In case you are going to apply for an e-Visa and need some proper guidance then read through the whole article.


Ways to get a Djibouti Visa:

  • Visa on Arrival
  • Electronic Visa or E-Visa
  • Diplomatic visa

Visa on Arrival: This visa is issued to travelers from certain countries. They have the opportunity to issue a visa of Djibouti from the immigration authority after landing on its territory.


Electronic Visa or E-Visa: E-Visa can be issued online prior to visiting Djibouti. Filling up a form from the official website of the government of Djibouti, one can get a visa without needing to visit the embassy. This is the most effective and easy way to get a visa.


Diplomatic Visa: A person holding a visa obtained from one of the diplomatic missions of Djibouti can enter the Djibouti lands. He or she would not need to apply for a visa before visiting Djibouti.


Types of Djibouti Visa:

  • Work Visa
  • Tourist Visa
  • Business Visa

Work Visa: If the purpose of your visit to Djibouti is to work on the behalf of an organization then you should be applying for a Work Visa. The duration of the validity of a work visa is 90 days per entry. Single, double, and multiple entries are available in case of a work visa.


Tourist Visa: In case you want to visit the lands of Djibouti for tourism, sightseeing, or visiting any resident of Djibouti then you would require a Tourist Visa. The duration of the validity of a tourist visa in Djibouti is 15 days per entry. But it is possible to extend the duration to 90 days for a single entry.


Business Visa: For starting or continuing personal business in Djibouti you would require a business visa. The duration of a business visa is 90 days. Only a single entry is available in the case of a business visa.


If the purpose of your visa is none of the above reasons, then you would be required to apply for a regular tourist visa with a letter of accreditation. The visa will have the same characteristics as the tourist visa.


Not everyone needs a visa to enter the border of Djibouti. Before applying for a visa you would need to check if you do need a visa or not. Proceed the guide to the end to know and understand better the requirements of applying for a visa to Djibouti.

Check if you need a visa

Are you a holder of a diplomatic, service or official passport ?

You have the possibility to obtain a visa on arrival.

You come within the framework of an agreement program with the Republic of Djibouti ?

You can obtain a courtesy visa upon arrival.

See the list of these programs here

You want a transit or short stay visa?

Go to the next step by clicking continue

Travel Information

The information you provide must be identical to those on your travel document. Otherwise, your eVisa will not be valid. The validity of the eVisa is three months from the date of issue. The maximum length of stay cannot exceed 90 days. If you wish to stay beyond this period, you must apply for a residence permit to the General Directorate of Police.

Every field with a red asterisk (*) must be filled with valid information

Passport information


Enter the number of the passport you will be using for traveling to Djibouti

Passport number


Enter the name of the government that issued your passport

Issued by


Enter the exact date your passport was issued

Date of issue


Enter the exact date of expiration of your passport

Expiration date

Travel Information

Select the purpose of your visit to Djibouti

Reason for travel :

Business Trip

Tourism

Enter the date you will be arriving at the port of Djibouti

Date of arrival in Djibouti

Enter the estimated date of your departure from Djibouti

Date of departure from Djibouti

Personal Information

Enter your full name as you have provided in your passport

Name

Enter you birthdate as in your passport and birth certificate

Birth date

Enter your first name

First name(s)

Enter the name of the place of your birth

Birth place

Select your gender

Sex

male

Female

Select the name of your birth country

Birth country

Select your marital status

Marital status

Select your original nationality

Nationality of origin

Enter your professionalism

Profession

Select your current nationality

Current nationality

Further Information

Enter your current residential address

Residence address

Select the country you are applying from for the visa

Origin country of application

Enter the city of your current residence

City of residence

Enter the telephone number of your current residence

Telephone

Enter the postal code of your current residence

Postal code

Enter your personal E-mail address

E mail address

Select the country of your residence

Country of residence

Enter your personal E-mail address again

Confirm E mail address

Select the countries you visited in the span of the last three years

Last visited countries during the past three years

Please enter if there is any additional information the government should know about

Additional information :

Your residence address can be a hotel or a private home

Accommodation information and necessary documents

Address of stay in Djibouti

Enter the correct address of the place you will be staying in Djibouti

Residence address


Enter the telephone number of the place of residence in Djibouti

Telephone


Enter the name of the city you will be staying in Djibouti

City

Enter your personal E-mail address

Documents to be attached

Applicant's photo (passport size) : The passport photo must be in one of the following formats: JPG or PNG. The photo must be taken recently (in the span of no more than six months)

Passport : Other documents may be in one of the following formats: JPG, PNG, PDF.

Ticket or reservation : The size of each file should not exceed 1Mb.

Hotel Booking or invitation letter : The invitation letter must contain your host's contacts (phone, email, etc.).

Entered Information

Please review all the information you have provided so far. Check thoroughly if there is any invalid or incorrect information provided. If any invalid or wrong information is found in the visa application then the issue of the visa might be canceled or delayed. The information provided for the visa must be similar to the information provided for the passport.

Passport

Passport number

Date of issue

Issued by

Expiration date

Travel information

Reason for travel

Date of arrival in Djibouti

Date of departure from Djibouti

Personal information

Name

First name(s)

Sex

Marital status

Profession

Birth date

Birth place

Nationality of origin

Current nationality

Further information

Residence address

City of residence

Postal code

Country of residence

Origin country of application

Telephone

E-mail address

Last visited countries during the past three years

Residence address

Residence address

City

Telephone

Transmitted files

Applicant's photo (passport size)

Passport

Ticket or reservation

Hotel Booking or invitation letter

Please check the information provided to support your request, then check the box at the bottom of the page to continue your request.


Payment

You have just completed a visa application form.

For a visa from 1 to 14 days, the amount is 12 USD. Beyond 15 days, the amount is 23 USD.

The next step will be payment of your claim at the corresponding amount. To access it, click on the button below :


The payment must be done online. Once the payment is finished the whole visa application is completed. In a duration between two weeks to two months, the visa application approval mail will be sent to your email address.