Netherlands embassy in Addis Ababa

Contact details

Bengt van Loosdrecht
Old Airport Zone
Kifle Ketema - Lideta
Kebele 02/03
P.O. Box 1241
Addis Ababa
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
outside office hours

In case the number above isn't working because of a technical problem, you can call the mobile phone number: +251118693788 (only during office hours). +251118693868 or +2511186938 69. Only outside office hours and in case of an emergency, involving Dutch nationals, the following number can be called +251911202542 or +31247247247.

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday: 8.00 - 17.00 hours.
Friday: 8.00 - 14.00 hours.

For general questions send an email to

For economic questions send an email to

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Monday until Thursday: 8.30 - 12.30 hours and 13.00 - 14.00 hours.

Friday: 8.30 - 12.30 hours.

The consular section is closed every last Wednesday of the month.

Also check our other closing days.

As of Thursday 1 June 2017 the embassy has started using an online appointment system. You can't come to the embassy without an appointment anymore.

Passports, ID cards, nationlity certificate, consular declarations, legalisation of signature Dutch citizen and visa

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.

Check the status of your passport- or ID card application.

MVV applications family reunion after asylum (no appointment needed)

Monday until Thursday: 8.30 - 11.00 hours.

For all other categories for MVV applications an appointment is needed.

Civic integration exam abroad

Send an email to to make an appointment.

Collection of documents (no appointment needed)

Monday - Thursday: 14.00 - 15.30 hours.
Friday: 11.00 - 12.30 hours.

Consular questions via e-mail

If you have any questions please contact us via the contact form.

Addis Ababa


Time difference with the Netherlands

Summer time: +1 hour / Winter time: +2 hours