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Passport Service

Please read the following carefully and fulfill all the requirements. Failure to fulfill the requirements may result in delaying the processing time or denial of the issuance of the passport.

  • The Embassy of Ethiopia is currently issuing only a new Electronic passport that requires mandatory finger print. Therefore, all Ethiopians who want to obtain a replacement (lost or existing) passport or renewal of a passport should fulfill the following requirements.
  • Those who have already submitted their finger prints upon receipt of an electronic passport earlier are not required to submit their fingerprints again. However, if you have an old /manual/ passport or was exempted from submitting your finger print due to your minor age then you should submit your finger print anew.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 passport.
  • If the Embassy requests you to submit an additional document, please send it within a week. If you are informed for the third time to submit the necessary document and if you fail to submit the requested document, the Embassy shall be obliged to send your original document back to you and you will be requested to apply anew.
  • A birth certificate or a registration document submitted to The Embassy must be written in English or should be accompanied by official translation.
  • For applicant who would like to apply by post, applications must be sent via mail with an envelope which has a Reference Number. The applicant must enclose a self-addressed, prepaid return envelope. The Embassy does not accept any payment for postage. Hence, applicants don’t need to pay for postage and must send an envelope.

N.B : For Applicants who could not use the ‘International coupon’, kindly advised to use a system on Postnord. Accordingly, applicants may use the following link and should attach the slip with your document in the envelop.  Page: privat —– skicka —— kop frakt online      or      Just click on

For General Information please click the PDF file below

Application Kit for Passport

Payment Information

  • Payment must be made to:-

For applicant living in Sweden

Bank Giro no. 521-8235 write message instead of OCR No. OR

SEB Bank IBAN No. SE575000 0000 0527 7110 6248, Bic-Code ESSESESS

 For Applicant living outside of Sweden

IBAN Account number: -  SE 575 000 0000 05277 110 6248

BIC / S.W.F.T   Address: – ESSESESS

Skandinaviska Eskilda Banken /SEB/

 * Please be informed that all connecting bank charges relating to service fees are to be deducted separately from your account.

Payment fees:-

Type of Travel Document Number of Pages  Service Fees
Ordinary Passport New and Renewal 32            522.00
48            696.00
64            957.00
Replacement for Lost Passport Lost for the First Time            783.00
Lost for the Second Time         1,044.00
Lost for the Third Time         1,566.00


1. For New Passport Applicants

New Passport application Form

Checklist for New Passport for Children


2. In Replacement for Expired Passport

Checklist for Passport Renewal

3. In Replacement for Lost or Damaged Passports

Checklist for Lost Or Damaged Passport

4.For children passport

Checklist for New Passport for Children


Samples of registration papers

Personbevis from Sweden

Folkeregisteret from Denmark

Certificate of Registration form Denmark

Folkeregister from Norway

Family Registration from Norway (ONLY for children applying for a new passport through their parent)

Extract from the Population Registration from Finland

Einstaklingar OR A Family Registration paper from Population registration from Iceland

Sweden for non residencial permit