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Required Documents for Eritrea Visa

 1  Your Passport


You must send your actual passport, not a copy of it. Your passport must be signed and be valid for at least 6 months beyond the validity of your requested visa, and have at least two blank visa pages (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used for a visa). Passports must also be in good condition and not altered in any way.

If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact CVSC for further instructions.
 2  Photograph
  You must provide TWO color, passport-type photographs. The photos must be 2 inches by 2 inches and printed on photo paper, with a white background. Photos printed on regular papers are not accepted and may cause delay in processing your order.
 3  Eritrean Visa Application Form


You must provide TWO completed Visa Application Forms for Eritrea, which must be completely filled, signed and dated. Do not leave any areas blank but instead write "N/A".
 4  Financial Requirements


You must provide evidence of sufficient funds to support your stay in Eritrea, e.g. a recent bank statement.
 5  Business Letter (For Business Visa Only)

You must provide a Business Letter that is printed on your company's letterhead. The letter must:

  • Display your full name, nationality and job title.
  • Display your company's US address.
  • Specify the exact purpose of your trip.
  • Specify the number of entries requested and the length of each stay.
  • Include your specific entry and exit dates.
  • Indicate the sponsorship and other financial arrangements.

Click here to see a sample business letter.

 6  CVSC Order Form
  Fill out the attached CVSC Order Form, one form per group. You must include payment information and provide an email address and a day-time phone number where you can be easily reached. Your order will be delayed if you cannot be reached by phone in case we need to contact you with any application issues.
 7  Special Requirements That May Apply to You

For Non-U.S. Citizens

You must have a green card or long term US visa (B1/B2 visa is not accepted). If you have dual citizenship and wish to apply for a travel visa in the US, you must use your US passport. If you have a green card, you must send a copy of your green card.

 8  Processing Fees

CVSC Service Fees:
The following fees are for CVSC's professional services. Service fees are charged one per item. Final costs are determined by the level of service requested.

Standard Service (17+ business days) $59.00 per visa
Express Service (9 - 16 business days) $99.00 per visa
Rush Service (5 - 8 business days) $129.00 per visa


Consular Fees:

Single-entry Visa (Regular) $40.00 per visa
Single-entry Visa (Expedited) $50.00 per visa
Multiple-entry for 3 months (Regular) $80.00 per visa
Multiple-entry for 3 months (Expedited) $95.00 per visa
Multiple-entry for 6 months ( Regular) $120.00 per visa
Multiple-entry for 6 months ( Expedited) $145.00 per visa
Multiple-entry for 12 months(Regular) $200.00 per visa
Multiple-entry for 12 months ( Expedited) $240.00 per visa
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Payment Method

CVSC service fees can be paid with credit card only.

Consular fees must be paid in money order payable to Embassy of Eritrea. If you choose to have CVSC submit payment for the consular fees on your behalf, an additional $15 will be charged to your credit card, and your application may be delayed.