Policy in Eritrea

1. Visa Policy
Citizens of all countries except Uganda require a visa to visit Eritrea. Nationals of Sudan can obtain a visa on arrival. Otherwise, Visas must be obtained from one of the Eritrean diplomatic missions.
Visas for Eritrea are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

a. Outstaying visasa in Eritrea ias a serious offence
b. Single-entry visas are normally valid for three months
c. Application to consular section at embassy
d. Allow 10 to 15 days for visa processing, An express service is available for an additional charge

2. Language Planning and Education Policy
After taking power in 1991, the government of Eritrea issued a decree covering its plan for education in Eritrea. The Eritrean government has stated that its educational system is meant to foster national integration while discouraging the traditional religion based social divisions from obtaining a new political life after independence. In the case of Eritrea, the mother-tongue policy has been a form of social engineering that emphasizes “one state, one nation, and many languages.”

3. Economic Policies.
Implemented a liberal investment law.
Took a principled stand to privatize state-run enterprises.
Adjusted the exchange rate to make it competitive and attractive to foreign investment.
Liberalized tax systems.
Adopted responsible fiscal policies.

4. Policies in Regard to Investment
Private investment (local & foreign) can participate in all sectors of the economy with no restrictions and discrimination.
Promote the private sector and protect its interest.

5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Domestic capital and FDI are given equal opportunity.
All sectors of the economy are open to foreign capital.
Adjusted the exchange rate to make it competitive and attractive to foreign investment.