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
Algemeen (24 hours a day, 7 days a week):
If the above number is out of order you can call during office hours:
Only outside office hours and in case of an emergency, involving Dutch nationals, the following number can be called:
or (if you are calling from the Netherlands):
+31 247 247 247

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

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, certificates, consular declarations, legalisation of signature for Dutch citizens, short stay visa and MVV applications (including MVV applications for family reunion after asylum) and collection of LP or MVV's

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.

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

Civic integration exam abroad

Send an email to to make an appointment.

DNA sample taking

The embassy will contact the related persons to set an appointment date. This is the only way to set an appointment. An appointment for DNA cannot be set via email or phone.

Collection of documents (no appointment needed) except for collection of LP / MVV

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.

For collection of LP/MVV documents please make an appointment via our online appointment system.

Addis Ababa


Time difference with the Netherlands

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