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Djibouti eVisa Online Application

Djibouti eVisa Information

The Djibouti eVisa is a single-entry electronic visa introduced in 2017 to make the visa application process easier and faster for citizens of 180 eligible countries.

Applicants can choose one of the two eVisa types and follow an intuitive 3-step process to get their electronic visa.

Djibouti eVisa allows its holders stays of 14 or even 90 days for all tourism-related purposes. Moreover, online visas for Djibouti have a 3-month long validity period.

The application can be submitted online using a phone, laptop, or any other device with an internet connection. No more Embassy visits, long lines, excessive paperwork, and long processing times.

The Djibouti eVisa gets approved within a maximum of 72 hours (3 business days). As soon as the Djibouti government approves an application for the electronic visa, travelers will receive an email with the eVisa attached in PDF format.

  • Types of eVisa to Djibouti

    The electronic Djibouti visa comes in two types that differ in the length of the permitted stay. Both eVisas serve as single-entry permits and can be used only for tourism purposes.

    Choose one of the following Djibouti eVisa types available:

    • a 14-day single-entry visa
    • a 90-day single-entry visa

    Please note! Before starting the application process, make sure that your passport has the appropriate validity. Your travel document cannot expire for a minimum of 6 months from the planned date of arrival in Djibouti.

  • List of eligible countries

    Every applicant must meet the Djibouti eVisa requirements, such as having a valid passport. Prepare the required documents and spare just a few minutes to submit the form from home!

    • Andorra
    • Anguilla (UK)**
    • Antigua and Barbuda**
    • Argentina*
    • Aruba (NL)**
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Azerbaijan**
    • Bahamas**
    • Barbados**
    • Belgium
    • Bolivia*
    • Brazil*
    • British Virgin Islands (UK)
    • Brunei
    • Bulgaria*
    • Cameroon**
    • Canada
    • Caribbean Netherlands (NL)**
    • Cayman Islands (UK)**
    • Chile*
    • China
    • Colombia*
    • Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)**
    • Croatia*
    • Cuba**
    • Curaçao (NL)**
    • Cyprus**
    • Czech Republic*
    • Denmark
    • Dominica**
    • Dominican Republic**
    • Ecuador*
    • Egypt**
    • Estonia*
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (UK)**
    • Faroe Islands (DK)**
    • Finland
    • France
    • French Guiana (FR)**
    • Gabon**
    • Georgia
    • Germany
    • Ghana**
    • Greece
    • Grenada**
    • Guadeloupe (FR)**
    • Guyana*
    • Haiti**
    • Hong Kong
    • Hungary*
    • Iceland
    • India**
    • Indonesia**
    • Ireland
    • Isle of Man (UK)**
    • Isle of Wight (UK)**
    • Italy
    • Jamaica**
    • Japan
    • Jordan**
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kenya**
    • Korea, South
    • Latvia*
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania*
    • Luxembourg
    • Macau
    • Malaysia
    • Malta*
    • Martinique (FR)**
    • Mauritius**
    • Mexico*
    • Monaco
    • Montserrat (UK)**
    • Morocco**
    • Mozambique**
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • Norway
    • Pakistan**
    • Paraguay*
    • Peru*
    • Poland*
    • Portugal
    • Puerto Rico (US)**
    • Qatar**
    • Romania*
    • Russian Federation
    • Saint Barthelemy (FR)**
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis**
    • Saint Lucia**
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines**
    • San Marino
    • Senegal**
    • Seychelles**
    • Singapore
    • Sint Maarten (FR/NL)**
    • Slovakia*
    • Slovenia*
    • South Africa**
    • Spain
    • Suriname*
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Taiwan**
    • Thailand
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Turkey
    • Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)**
    • U.S. Virgin Islands (US)**
    • United Kingdom
    • United States of America
    • Uruguay*
    • Vatican City (Holy See)
    • Venezuela*

    All GCC residents may apply by uploading a copy of their GCC visa in addition to the basic application documents listed on this page.

  • Djibouti eVisa Application Form

    The application process for the online visa for Djibouti consists of three simple steps. Use any working device to complete the procedure within minutes. Submit the form at least 3 business days ahead of your trip to receive the eVisa on time.

    The first step to applying online is using the panel located on the left-hand side. Choose the preferred Djibouti eVisa type and click on the button below the panel.

    All eligible travelers who wish to obtain their electronic tourist visa should now follow these steps:

    • Fill the application form: carefully put your data, such as your name, surname, email address, nationality, birth date, passport details, etc. Next, double-check if every piece of information provided is correct.
    • Cover the Djibouti eVisa fee: as soon as you're done filling the form, choose any online payment method from several available. Use your credit or debit card, PayPal account, or any other convenient method of payment to cover the fees.
    • Check your email box: the approved online visa will be delivered directly to the applicant's inbox in the form of a PDF file.

    TIP! The processing time can take up to 72 hours (3 business days). To avoid delays or issues with approval, always double-check the provided information to make sure there are no errors.

    Our support team stays available for every applicant that may need assistance in completing the application process. Find the 'Contact' button located at the top of the page to reach our email address and phone number.

  • eVisa Validity Period

    The online visa for Djibouti stays valid for 90 days (three months) starting from the date of issue.

    Please note! This eVisa allows a single entry for tourism purposes only.

    Travel to Djibouti for 14 days or even three months and explore this East-African country or go on a relaxing getaway.

    To not lose the validity of your Djibouti eVisa, make sure that your passport will not expire for a minimum of 6 months forth from the intended date of the travel. Don't lose your travel document or change any data on it; otherwise, you will have to submit a new online visa application.

  • Transit Information

    As long as you do not plan on leaving the airport's transit zone, you don't need an online visa for Djibouti.

    However, if you wish to exit this area while waiting for your connecting flight, apply for the electronic visa at least 3 days prior to your visit.

    Luckily, citizens from every country can submit an online application with any device. Apply anywhere at any time of the day and receive the eVisa in your inbox!

  • Requirements on Arrival

    Apply for an eVisa 3 business days before your travel to the Republic of Djibouti. Once you receive the PDF file with the entry permit, prepare the following documents for your trip:

    • a passport with validity extending for at least 6 months beyond the date of arrival in Djibouti
    • a printed eVisa copy

    The customs officials will check if each traveler has the above-listed documents. Prepare them before leaving for the journey.

    Please note! The electronic Djibouti visa is accepted only at the Ambouli International Airport.

Required documents

All applicants must provide basic personal and travel information while filling the application form.

Moreover, travelers should attach a few supporting documents to complete the process.

Prepare the following:

  • a photo of the bio-data page of the passport
  • the applicant's face photo taken using a phone or a PC camera
  • proof of hotel bookings or an invitation letter in case of family visits
  • an onward or return ticket

To receive your eVisa to the Republic of Djibouti, submit a complete application with the above-described documents.

In case you need further information on the online visa requirements, please contact our support team.

Important information

  • the applications for the Djibouti visa should be submitted at least 3 days before the trip
  • every traveler must submit a separate eVisa application
  • all underage travelers must also have an online visa when traveling to Djibouti; an application should be submitted by their parents or guardians
  • the Djibouti eVisa must be printed out and presented upon arrival to the customs officials
  • all applicants must have passports that will not expire for at least 6 months starting from the intended date of entering Djibouti
  • you can obtain your Djibouti visa online only for tourism purposes; eVisa holders cannot engage in any business activities on their trip
  • the online visa for Djibouti is only accepted at the Ambouli International Airport
  • eVisa is not available on arrival at the Djibouti airport

Benefits of Evisa Express

  • Easy application processYou can get a Djibouti visa in three easy steps when you apply with Evisa Express. First, Complete our online application process. Second, pay a service fee. Finally, receive your eVisa by email!
  • Qualified team of expertsOur team of experts analyzes your application and makes corrections, if necessary, before submitting it to the government of Djibouti
  • Guarantee of serviceIf for any reason your application cannot be submitted, we will refund you in full!

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FAQ about eVisa to Djibouti

  • What is the Djibouti eVisa?

    The Djibouti eVisa is a single-entry permit that allows either a 14 or 90-day travel for tourism purposes. The electronic visa system was introduced in Djibouti in 2018. Since then, travelers from every country worldwide must apply online for this obligatory document. The approved permits arrive at the applicant's email box in 72 hours!

  • Do I need an online visa for Djibouti?

    It's necessary to apply for the Djibouti visa online at least 3 business days ahead of the trip. Besides two exceptions, every traveler needs an entry permit to cross the Republic of Djibouti border; you most likely need to submit the application form. Use any working device to do so quickly and effortlessly.

  • Do children need an eVisa for Djibouti?

    Both children and adult travelers need an electronic visa for Djibouti to visit this East-African country. The underage traveler's parent or guardian is the person that should submit the application form for them.

  • Can I enter Djibouti without an electronic visa?

    The only two exceptions in which travelers can visit Djibouti without a visa are Singapore citizens or 'public affairs' Chinese passport holders. In other cases, an electronic Djibouti visa is required for the travel.

  • How much does the Djibouti eVisa cost?

    The electronic Djibouti visa costs differ depending on the selected type of entry permit. Apply in three simple steps and cover the fees using any preferred online payment method. The 14-day electronic tourist visa costs XX Euro, while the fee for the 90-day entry permit is XX Euro.

  • What documents do I need for the Djibouti eVisa?

    It's crucial to prepare the required documents prior to starting the Djibouti visa online application process. Please collect your valid passport, hotel bookings, an invitation letter from a family member/a friend, the applicant's face photo, and a copy of the return/onward ticket. The photo of the applicant can be taken using a phone or a PC camera.

  • How to apply for the Djibouti eVisa?

    All travelers must apply for an electronic tourist visa before visiting Djibouti. Simply choose the preferred entry permit type using the left-hand side panel, fill the application form with your data, and cover the fees. Completing this process will take you just a few minutes and can be done on any working device.

  • How long does it take to get the Djibouti eVisa?

    The electronic tourist visa for Djibouti is processed within a maximum of 72 hours (3 business days). Make sure there are no errors in your application to avoid delays or issues with approval. Double-checked the provided information before submitting the form.

  • How will I receive the Djibouti eVisa?

    The single-entry permit to Djibouti is delivered directly to each applicant via email. Once approved, it will come in PDF form. Please note! The electronic tourist visa does not allow its holders to engage in any business-related activities.

  • Do I need to print the Djibouti eVisa?

    Yes! No matter which type of entry permit should you choose, the approved electronic tourist visa for Djibouti must be printed out. Take the eVisa copy along with your valid passport and present it to the customs officials upon arrival.

  • How long is an eVisa for Djibouti good for?

    The electronic tourist visa for Djibouti is a single-entry permit that stays valid for 90 days (three months). The validity period starts on the issuing date. Make sure not to lose your passport or change any data on it. Otherwise, your eVisa will become invalid.

  • Can I get an electronic visa on arrival in Djibouti?

    The single-entry eVisa is not available upon arrival. All travelers must apply at least 3 days before the travel to visit Djibouti without any issues. Make sure that your passport will stay valid for the whole duration of the trip.

  • What can I do if my Djibouti eVisa is denied?

    Should you apply for the eVisa and your application does not get successfully approved, please contact our support team via email or phone. Moreover, check if the submitted form does not contain any errors that may have caused the issue.

Three easy steps to get your eVisa

  • Apply onlineFill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel
  • Fill out the remaining required information and make online paymentWe accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
  • Check your emailOnce your payment is confirmed, the eVisa will be sent to the email address you provided on your application
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