Visa policy of Eritrea

Visitors to Eritrea must obtain a visa from one of the Eritrean diplomatic missions, unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries eligible for visa on arrival.

Visa policy mapEdit

Visa policy of Eritrea
  Visa not required
  Visa on arrival
  Visa required

Visa exemptionEdit

Citizens of   Uganda can visit Eritrea without a visa.[1]

In addition, holders of diplomatic, service passports and passports for public affairs of   China are visa exempt for 60 days.[1]

Visa not required for minors under 18 years of age if accompanied by parents holding a national ID card issued by Eritrea.

Visa on arrivalEdit

Citizens of the following countries may obtain a visa on arrival for Eritrea:[1]

Holders of a confirmation of a pre-arranged visa can obtain a visa on arrival, provided the sponsor in Eritrea submits a request to the Eritrean Immigration Authority 48 hours prior to arrival.[1]


Passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 6 hours and cannot leave the airport. They must have documents required for the next destination.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e "Visa and health information". Timatic. International Air Transport Association through Gulf Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.