Netherlands embassy in Addis Ababa

Contact details

Henk Jan Bakker
Old Airport Zone
Kifle Ketema - Lideta
Kebele 02/03
P.O. Box 1241
Addis Ababa
+251 911 513 658
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
outside office hours

Due to technical problems the embassy is difficult to reach or cannot be reached by phone at the moment.

For consular matters and in case of emergency you can call the 24/7 Contact center in The Hague at +31 247 247 247 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

You can also send an email by using the contact form.


For questions about consular matters such as  passport, visa or MVV applications you can use the online contactform.

Do you have a question for the economic department? Send an email to:

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 - 17:00 hours
Friday: 8:00 - 14:00 hours

Check the days on which the embassy is closed.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Coronavirus / Covid19: please keep in mind that you cannot apply for everything yet. Or that there are fewer appointment slots available.

Monday until Friday: 8:30 - 12:30 hours.

Check the days the embassy is closed.

For all consular services an appointment is required, unless otherwise indicated below.

Applicants who don’t speak the local language Amharic or English are requested to come with their interpreter.

Passports, ID cards, legalisations of signature Dutch citizen, short stay visa and MVV applications

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.

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

Consular declarations (residence, marital status, Dutch nationality etc.)

Read the page Applying for consular declarations for more information.

MVV family reunification after asylum

  • MVV application: please make an appointment online
  • Documents: please go to the page MVV application to find out which documents you should bring to your appointment
  • Collecting your MVV: You will receive a collection slip for collecting your MVV. On your slip a collection day and time is mentioned. Please only show up on the day / time mentioned. Do not make an appointment.
  • Pass permit: please check the page MVV application for more information on how to apply for a pass permit.

Civic integration exam abroad

Send an email to to make an appointment.

Visa applications holders diplomatic or service passport, emergency travel documents (no appointment needed)

Monday until Friday: 8:30 - 12:30 hours.

Before you come, please check the days that the embassy is closed.

Collection of documents (no appointment needed)

Monday until Thursday: 14:00 - 15:30 hours.
Friday: 11:00 - 12:30 hours.

Before you come, please check the days that the embassy is closed.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +251(0)113170360. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +316 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.


Addis Ababa


Time difference with the Netherlands

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