How to Get an Eritrea Student Visa

Eritrea Student Visa

Eritrea Student Visa

An Eritrea student visa is for those people who are coming to Eritrea to study. You will need to have authenticated education certificates and documents and a school that will take responsibility for your education in Eritrea.

Go to my Eritrea visa page if you need information on how to get a different type of visa for Eritrea.

Visa required for U.S. citizens:  Yes.

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens: All foreigners need to get a visa in order to enter Eritrea, EXCEPT those people from Kenya and Uganda.

Find your closest consulate
  • If you’re outside of the U.S. then click here.
  • If you’re inside the U.S.: The consulate you will have to use is located in Washington D.C.:

Embassy of Eritrea in Washington D.C.

Gather documentation

Check this page for the required documents.

Visa fee
  • Double check the fees at the consulate you found above.
Submit materials

Submit your required materials from Step 2 and the visa fee from Step 3 to the consulate you found in Step 1.

Receive your visa

Congratulations! The Embassy of Eritrea will give to you your brand new Eritrea visa.

Want to go outside Asmara?
  • You will need to go to the Tourist Information Centre on Liberation Avenue in Asmara to get a travel permit to travel anywhere outside of Asmara.
Want to extend your visa?

You can extend your visa twice (each time for an additional 30 days).  Make sure you bring a passport photo and a copy of your passport with visa page to the Eritrea Department of Immigration and Nationality.

Vaccination information

Don’t get sick on your trip! Check vaccination requirements here.

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