Djibouti Immigration: Your Guide to Visas and Requirements
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Africa is the second largest continent in the world and has the world’s longest river – the Nile. The vast majority of the world's diamonds are mined in Africa.

Djibouti is a small yet intriguing country in the Horn of Africa. It borders Somalia to the south and Ethiopia to the northwest and has a unique, diverse culture encompassing African, Arab, and French influences. Djibouti is a developing nation, with poverty levels still among the highest on the continent. However, many attractions in Djibouti demonstrate its significant historical past and vibrant future.


Djibouti is home to some spectacular scenery. Lac Assal, in particular, attracts visitors as it lies 155 meters below sea level, making it one of the lowest points on Earth. Other notable tourist hot spots include Khor Ambado beach for swimming and sunbathing, Lake Abbe for rock-climbing (especially popular with experienced adventurers), and Day Forest National Park for forest walks and wildlife spotting opportunities. 


With its strategic location providing access to both the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, Djibouti has become an important hub for international trade and commerce. Due to a relatively lenient immigration policy and the excellent standard of living available in the nation, immigration to Djibouti has increased dramatically in recent years.

Djibouti is the most significant commercial port in the Horn of Africa. Shipping, port operations, export and import trade, reexport activities, etc., are a significant part of Djibouti’s economy. As a result, many individuals from around the world seek to travel there for business. Foreigners wanting to expand their business in Djibouti can apply for a business visa. The required documents for a business visa are:

The experience of working in Djibouti is unique and exciting. Foreigners who want to work in Djibouti need to apply for a work permit. Typically, the employer submits the applications on the employee’s behalf.

The required documents include:

A student visa gives a foreign person the chance to temporarily move to the nation to pursue a course of study there. Undergraduates from all over the world are choosing to study in Djibouti because of the country’s long tradition of academic achievement and plenty of educational institutions. These are the  required documents for a student visa:

The global mobility department of Direct U.S. Immigration empowers aspiring foreign nationals to immigrate to Djibouti. Whether you want to start a business, study in Djibouti, or immigrate as skilled workers, we provide expert supervision and application procedures throughout.


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