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
+251 113 170 360
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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

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

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

Applicants who do not speak the local language Amharic or English are requested to come with an interpreter.

Short-stay Schengen visa and Dutch Caribbean visa applications

Visa applications are processed by VFS Global. Please visit the Visa Application Centre website to make an appointment.

Passports, ID cards, legalisations of signature Dutch citizen

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.


Information about MVV visa is published on a special web page.

Civic integration exam abroad

Read the page Living in the Netherlands for more information.

After you have received the e-mail conformation from DUO, send an email to to make an appointment for the civic integration exam. Mention in your e-mail the following details: Your full name, date of birth and your candidate number.

Emergency travel documents

Please send an email to to make an appointment.

Collection of documents (no appointment needed)

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

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +251 113 170 360. 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.

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


Addis Ababa


Time difference with the Netherlands

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