Burundian visa for Ethiopian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Ethiopian passport holders visiting Burundi for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Ethiopian citizens to enter Burundi for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Burundi e-visa for Ethiopian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Burundi visa on arrival for Ethiopian citizens Not Available

Burundi tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Ethiopian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Burundi.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Burundi.

If you are looking for Burundi visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Ethiopia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Burundi nearest your place of residence.

  • Addis Ababa: The Embassy of Burundi in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Working hours: Close now)

Burundi visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Burundi diplomatic mission offices to Ethiopia for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Ethiopia traveling to Burundi from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Ethiopia) estimated Change (%)
2008 20 N/A
2009 21 5.00%
2010 14 -33.33%
2011 14 0.00%
2012 15 7.14%
2013 23 53.33%
2014 24 4.35%
2015 13 -45.83%
2016 19 46.15%
2017 30 57.89%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Burundi & Ethiopia comparison

Burundi's area is approximately 25,680 km2 (9,915 sq mi), while the area of Ethiopia is approximately 1,000,000 km2 (386,102 sq mi). This means Ethiopia is 38.94 times bigger than Burundi.

As of July 2021, Burundi's population is ~32.7 million people - 248,177,519 fewer people than the population of Ethiopia.

We have highlighted Burundi & Ethiopia’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Burundi Ethiopia Difference
Population (est 2021) 32,727,346 280,904,865 248.2 million fewer people live in Burundi than Ethiopia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 36 11 Burundi has 25 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Ethiopia.
Travel freedom (2021) 20 12 Burundi passport holders can visit 8 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 20 72 Burundian hosts 52 fewer foreign missions than Ethiopia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Ethiopia travel to Burundi in one year?

The number of visitors from Ethiopia visiting Burundi in 2017 was approximately 30.

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