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Ethiopian Origin ID Cards

  • Ethiopian Origin Identification Card will be issued to foreigners of Ethiopian origin to promote and advance their relation and participation with their country of origin.
    • Ethiopian Origin ID Cards are valid for 5 (five years). Please renew your ID card before the expiry date.
    • Applicants do not have to apply for a visa if you have a valid Ethiopian Origin ID card
    • Finger print is mandatory to have Ethiopian Origin ID Card. But those who have already submitted their finger prints upon receipt of an electronic ID card earlier are not required to submit their finger prints again.
    • Those who are minor under the age of 14 are exempted from providing finger prints.
    • The Embassy also advise all applicants to submit their applications AT LEAST 45 DAYS AHEAD of their planned travel date or prior to applying for any other services that require a valid Ethiopian Origin ID Card.
    • For an applicant using post, please include a pre-paid and self-addressed return envelope & payment receipt (international coupon for applicant outside Sweden) in the post.
  • All applicants applying for Ethiopian Origin ID Card, please follow the instructions below: -
  1. Requirements for foreign nationals of Ethiopian Origin to obtain Ethiopian origin ID Card.
  2. Requirements for Spouses to obtain Ethiopian Origin ID Card
  3. Renewal of Ethiopian Origin ID card
  4. Replacing of a lost Ethiopian ID card
  5. Replacing a Worn-out/Damaged Ethiopian Origin ID Card

I.        Requirements for foreign national of Ethiopian Origin to obtain Ethiopian Origin ID card

  • Two copies of filled Application forms. Please find the application form here:-Application form for the issuance of Ethiopian origin identification Card , Form 1
  • Original and Two copies of valid passport from the country of naturalization. The passport must be valid at least for 6 months. If your name written on the passport doesn’t include your Grad Father name, please submit additional evidence/document confirming your full name.
  • Two copies of the undermentioned Supporting documents showing Ethiopian Origin: -
    • If your old Ethiopian Passport was manual, please attach the original and Two copies of it (make sure to attach the pages which shows your name, your picture, date of issue and expiration date of the passport) and original and  Two copies of Birth certificate which is authenticated through Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; or
    • Original and Two copies of Court document authenticated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs showing that you are the legal inheritor. The inheritor should be the son/daughter of biological parents who are/were Ethiopians; or
    • Original and Two copies of adoption court document. The document should be authenticated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The adoption document must show that the adoptee was given to the adopter by Ethiopian parents and the adoptee even him/herself was an Ethiopian at the time of the adoption; or
    • Original and Two copies of court document showing Ethiopian origin. The document should be authenticated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs; or
    • Original and Two copies of court document showing that one of the applicant’s parents or grand parents were Ethiopians. The document should be authenticated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
    • Finger print of the Applicant (original and a copy). Applicants can give their finger print at the Embassy or Applicants can go to the nearest police station or to the companies authorized to take finger prints. Applicant can use their Fingerprint capture form. If not, you can use ours :- Finger Print Form 5,
    • Three (3) recent, color passport size Photographs (with white background and the name of the applicant at the back of the photograph);
    • Payment for the New ID card is 1660.00 sek (Swedish Kroner) for adult, 160.00 sek for children under the age of 18.
    • For an applicant using post, please include a pre-paid and self-addressed return envelope & payment receipt (international coupon for applicant outside Sweden) in the post.

For Children under the age of 18, please the requirements  are as follows:-

  • For children below the age 18, if his/her parents are Ethiopians they can request an ID card on behalf of their children and should submit the following:-
    • Original and  Two copies of valid passport from the country of naturalization. The passport must be valid at least for 6 months.
    • Original and Two copies of Birth certificate which is authenticated through Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
    • Three (3) recent, color passport size Photographs (with white background and the name of the applicant at the back of the photograph); 
    • Two copies of filled Application forms. 
    • Finger print (original and a copy) if and only if the child is above the age of 13. Applicants can give their finger print at the Embassy or Applicants can go to the nearest police station or to the companies authorized to take finger prints. Applicant can use their Fingerprint capture form. If not, you can use ours
    • Payment for the New ID card is 160.00 SEK (Swedish Kroner).
    • For an applicant using post, please include a pre-paid and self-addressed return envelope & payment receipt (international coupon for applicant outside Sweden) in the post.

N.B  A child can use the ID card until her/his age is 18 and the child can request the ID card by his/her own.

II. Requirements for Spouses to obtain Ethiopian Origin ID Card

Holder of Ethiopian Origin ID card who applied for Ethiopian Origin ID Card for their Spouse

  • Two copies of filled application form. Please use this form Application form for the issuance of an ID card for the spouse of Foreign national of Ethiopian origin, form 2.
  • Original and Two copies of valid passport of the spouse in question. The passport must be valid at least for 6 months.
  • Original and Two copies of marriage certificate. The marriage certificate should be authenticated through Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (If the marriage took place in Ethiopia) or if your marriage took place in other country , it should be authenticated by the foreign Affairs of the respected country). The marriage should be valid for at least two years prior to the date of the application’s submission.
  • The Ethiopian Origin ID Card is given only to Couples who can sign and submit a pledge form stating that their marriage is still valid. Please use this form Marriage validity form filled by an applicant and aplicant’s spouse, form 7 & 8.
  • Original and Two copies of valid Ethiopian Origin ID Card of the Applicant.
  • Three (3) recent, color passport size photographs (with white background and name of the spouse in question at the back of the photograph).
  • Finger print of the spouse in question (original and a copy). Applicants can give their finger print at the Embassy or you can go to the nearest police station or to the companies authorized to take finger prints. Applicant can use their Fingerprint capture form. If not, you can use ours:-Finger Print Form 5,
  • Payment for renewal of the New ID card is $1660.00 SEK (Swedish Kroner).
  • For an applicant using post, please include a pre-paid and self-addressed return envelope & payment receipt (international coupon for applicant outside Sweden) in the post.

   III.  Renewal of Ethiopian Origin ID Card

A person who wants to renew Ethiopian Origin ID card, please full fil the under mentioned requirements.

  • Two copies of Filled out renewal application form. Please use this form :- Application form for the renewal of an ID card for foreign national of Ethiopian origin, form 3.
  • Original and two copies of existing Ethiopian Origin ID Card.
  • Two copies of Valid Passport. The passport must be valid at least for 6 months.
  • Three (3) recent, color passport size Photographs (with white background and the name of the applicant at the back of the photograph);
  • If the Ethiopian Origin ID Card was Issued through marriage, the couple should sign and submit a pledge form stating that their marriage is still valid , please use this formMarriage validity form filled by an applicant and aplicant’s spouse, form 7 & 8  and should present two copies of valid Ethiopian Origin ID Card of the spouse.
  • Finger print of the Applicant (original and a copy). Applicants can give their finger print at the Embassy or Applicants can go to the nearest police station or to the companies authorized to take finger prints. Applicant can use their Fingerprint capture form. If not, you can use ours : – Finger Print Form 5,. Those who have already submitted a fingerprint upon receipt of an electronic Ethiopian Origin ID Card earlier are not required to submit again. However if you have yellow (manual) card, submitting a fingerprint is mandatory.
  • Payment for renewal of the New ID card is $1660.00 SEK (Swedish Kroner).
  • For an applicant using post, please include a pre-paid and self-addressed return envelope & payment receipt (international coupon for applicant outside Sweden) in the post

 IV.  Replacing a Lost Ethiopian ID Card 

Applicants who wants to obtain a replacement of lost ID card should follow the steps outlined below.

  • Fill out two copies of the application form. please use this form :- Application form for the replacement of lost,mutilated or data correction of ID card, form 4
  • Two copies of a lost Ethiopian Origin ID Card (if applicable).
  • Original and Two copies of a Valid Passport. The passport must be valid at least for 6 months.
  • Applicant should submit a police evidence report about the lost ID card and an application letter stating the loss of Ethiopian ID card. Please state the Date and Place of Issue of the lost ID card on your letter.
  • If the Ethiopian Origin ID Card was Issued through marriage, the couple should sign and submit a pledge form stating that their marriage is still valid please use this form, Marriage validity form filled by an applicant and aplicant’s spouse, form 7 & 8 and should present Original and two copies of valid Ethiopian Origin ID Card of the spouse.
  • Finger print of the Applicant (original and a copy). Applicants can give their finger print at the Embassy or you can go to the nearest police station or to the companies authorized to take finger prints. Applicant can use their Fingerprint capture form. If not, you can use ours:-. Those who have already submitted a fingerprint upon receipt of an electronic Ethiopian Origin ID Card earlier are not required to submit again. However, if you have yellow (manual) card, submitting a fingerprint is mandatory.
  • Three (3) recent, colored photographs of size 3×4 cm with white background and name of the applicant at the back of the photograph.
  • Payments should be made to Ethiopian Embassy as stated below:-
    • Replacement of a lost ID Card for the first time 1992 SEK for adult and 158 SEK for underage;
    • Replacement of a lost ID Card for the Second time 2490 SEK for adult and 250 SEK for underage;
    • Replacement of a lost ID Card for the third time and more 3320 SEK for adult and 332 SEK for underage;
    • For an applicant using post, please include a pre-paid and self-addressed return envelope & payment receipt (international coupon for applicant outside Sweden) in the post.

V. Replacing a wornout/Damaged Ethiopian ID card

A person who wishes to obtain a replacement of Worn-out / Damaged ID card should follow the steps outlined below.

  • Fill out two copies of the application form. please use this form Application form for the replacement of lost,mutilated or data correction of ID card, form 4.
  • Original and Two copies of Valid Passport. The passport must be valid at least for 6 months.
  • Original and Two copies of the wornout / damaged Ethiopian Origin ID Card.
  • Finger print of the Applicant (original and a copy). Applicants can give their finger print at the Embassy or you can go to the nearest police station or to the companies authorized to take finger prints. Applicant can use their Fingerprint capture form. If not, you can use ours:-.  Those who have already submitted a fingerprint upon receipt of an electronic Ethiopian Origin ID Card earlier are not required to submit again. However, if you have yellow (manual) card, submitting a fingerprint is mandatory.
  • Two (2) recent, color passport size photographs (with white background and name of the applicant at the back of the photograph).
  • Payment for damaged ID card is 1826.00 SEK for adult and 185 SEK for underage which is payable to Ethiopian Embassy;

For an applicant using post, please include a pre-paid and self-addressed return envelope & payment receipt (international coupon for applicant outside Sweden) in the post.

Amharic Guidline for Ethiopian Origin ID Applicants

Form for Returning Ethiopian Origin ID card

Application for returnng of Ethiopian Origin ID

 

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