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.

Check the days on which the embassy is closed.

Contact via email:

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.

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

Passports, ID cards, nationlity certificate, consular declarations, legalisation of signature Dutch citizen, short stay visa and MVV applications (except applications for family reunion after asylum)

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.

Before you come, check the days on which the embassy is closed.

Consular questions via e-mail

Do you have a general consular question? Send an email via the contact form.

The embassy is using different email addresses. Send your email in English to: for MVV questions, remarks, applications etc. for DNA appointments etc. for all passport issues for your visa requests, applications, remarks etc

Addis Ababa


Time difference with the Netherlands

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