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
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 via email

Do you have a general question? Send an email to

Do you have a question for the economic department? 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.

Check the days the embassy is closed.

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

Passports, ID cards, nationality certificate, consular declarations, legalisation of signature Dutch citizen, short stay visa and MVV family reunification after asylum  applications

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.

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

No appointment is needed for:

  • Emergency (travel) documents
  • VIP's

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.

DNA sample taking

Only the embassy can make an appointment for DNA sample taking, for which the consular officer will contact the related persons.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

Addis Ababa


Time difference with the Netherlands

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