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How to rent a car in Ethiopia as a Foreigner?

Jupiter Car Rental in Ethiopia

Whether you’re looking for vehicles to take to the rural parts of Ethiopia, entertaining business associates, need a larger car, going on a trip, or you’re a foreigner in Ethiopia Jupiter car rent has offers for everyone. You have the option of hiring your own driver with extensive knowledge of the local area and experience navigating Ethiopian roads. This option ensures a convenient and hassle-free trip.

Our dynamic and professional team will be at your disposal for any last minute unpredictable changes you might need to make. We have a fleet of more than 1000 cars and are one of the biggest car rental companies in Ethiopia .We also offer the option to hire a vehicle without a driver, mainly around Addis Ababa, provided that you have an Ethiopian driving permit.

To hire a car it costs from $15 a day whilst top-end models and larger vehicles are in the region of $35. This price usually includes fuel and an allowance for the driver’s food, accommodation if required.

Car hire can be arranged online or over the phone in advance. Alternatively, vehicles can be picked up directly from our shop around megenagna.

4 steps to rent a car in Ethiopia as a Foreigner

Foreigners in Ethiopia are allowed to use their own vehicle with license for three months. After the three month period you are required to obtain an Ethiopian one. But, most Car rental companies will ask for a local license to rent a car. If you want to rent a car you need an Ethiopian Driving permit. To get your permit follow these steps

  • Present your residence permit
  • Authentication letter from of your license from your embassy
  • Two passport sized photographs
  • Letter of application to the ministry of foreign affairs