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

  • Applicants please use Consular Affairs email address only to send your documents:-

                      Consular Affairs: 

                                   Tel. + 46812048500       E-mail:

                                    Fax +4686609561/86608177

For General Information please click the PDF file below


Applicant form Sweden must enclose a prepaid and pre-addressed envelop (write the full postal address of the receiver on the envelope) with,

➢ 103 SEK stamps up to 100 grams or for up two passports

➢ 125 SEK stamps up to 250 grams or for up to four passports

➢ 147 SEK stamps up to 500 grams or for up to five passports

➢ 169 SEK stamps up to 1000 grams or to for up six passports to enable us to send back your documents by registered mail to your address.

Note: – write the current and full postal address of the receiver on the envelope clearly.

Applicant  form outside Sweden must enclose a pre-addressed envelop with

➢ 11 International coupons for 1 passport or for the weight up to 100 grams;

➢ 14 International coupons for two passports or the weight up to 250 grams and

➢ For more than two passports, just add 3 international coupons per the number passport. International coupon can be found at a post office.

NOTE We do not accept any payment for postage fee.

Application Kit for Passport

Photo Specifications

➢ The four photos must be identical and taken within the last six months.

➢ Photo must be in color (not black and white.)

➢ The size should be a passport size (the face need to cover 3/4 of the total size of the photograph).

➢ The background of the passport photo should be white coloured. Therefore, you should dress up yourself in contrasting color, which doesn’t blend much with the background color. (Avoid white clothes to avoid blending against background.)

➢ The photos must be clear and well defined; your face must be straight to the camera with a neutral expression, neither frowning nor smiling or laughing and with your mouth closed.

➢ Babies should not have toys or a dummy, and there shouldn’t be other people in the photo

➢ You may wear prescribed glasses as long as your eyes and are clearly visible. *(Be free from reflection or glare on your glasses. Make sure that the frame does not cover any part of your eyes.) Sunglasses are not acceptable.

➢ A hairpiece or other cosmetic accessory is acceptable if it does not disguise your normal appearance.

➢ If you must wear a head covering for religious reasons, make sure your ears and full facial features are not obscured.

➢ The photos must show the full front view of the head, with the face in the middle of the photo, and include the top of the shoulders.

➢ If the photos you provided are not suitable or do not meet the specifications, your passport will be delayed.

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.

-  If the payment is made for some other person, write the full name of the person on the receipt to which the payment is made.

-  የፓስፖርት  አገልግሎት ፈላጊዎች በሚያመለክቱበት ወቅት በአመልካች ቤተሰብ/የቅርብ ዘመድ ክፍያ የሚፈጸም ከሆነ  ከክፍያ ጋር በተያያዘ ለስራችን እንቅፋት እየሆነ በመምጣቱ ክፍያ በሚፈጸምበት ወቅት በባለፓስፖርቱ ሙሉ ስምወይም የከፈላቹሁለትን ሰው ሙሉ ስም መግለጽ  እንዳለባችሁ በአክብሮት  እንጠይቃለን::


Payment fees:-

Type of Travel Document Number of Pages  Service Fees
Ordinary Passport New and Renewal 32            622.00
48            829.00
64            1140.00
Replacement for Lost Passport Lost for the First Time            933.00
Lost for the Second Time         1,243.00
Lost for the Third Time         1,865.00


1. For New Passport Applicants


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


4. For applicants with out any documents:

If you had passport before, but lost it and do not even have its copy now, you can fill the following form, scan and send it the embassy so that the Immigration department find your old passport. If your old passport is found, you will apply for new passport.  Passport finder

If you never had Ethiopian passport and hence document-less, please consider the following form specifically designated for document-less Ethiopians. The filled form will be sent to Immigration Department and if your Ethiopian citizenship is verified, you will apply for new passport. You shall read the requirements and fill the form carefully. Sened-Alba-Documentless

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