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From where does the agent receive the epoa?
From the ministry of foreign affairs inside the building of OLI tower.
What kind of document is required to give epoa as an ethiopian?
Ethiopian passport or Origin ID.
Is there a way for me to apply for EEPOA If I don't have an Ethiopian passport?
Yes, you can apply as a foreigner using two residence IDs like a driving license, green card or military ID
How can I put in my own power of attorney letter in the application?
Write it outside the application then you can copy the text and paste it on the given template in the application.
What is the use of Origin ID?
Origin ID gives the owner limited rights and privileges that are related to an ethiopian national even through the owner of the ID isn't Ethiopian. Certain rights include free pass to the country without the need to buy a visa and the right to invest inside the country's economy.
How to pick the power of authority after its approved ?
The agent needs the reference number and valid id
How long will it take to give someone power of authority?
24 up to 48 hrs
How long the passport and origin id applications will take ?
15 up to 20 days
What documents are required to issue an Ethiopian origin ID?
• valid foreign passport
• birth certificate or old Ethiopian passport or court proof inheritance
• family passport or origin ID (sibling, father, mother) or kebele ID
What documentation is required to issue an Ethiopian origin ID for my spouse?
your Ethiopian origin ID,
• your spouse's foreign passport
• your marriage certificates
What documentation is required to issue an Ethiopian origin ID for my child?
your Ethiopian origin ID or passport
• your child birth certificate
What documentation is required to issue an Ethiopian passport for my child?