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

If the above number is out of order you can call +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 questions about consular matters such as  passport, visa or MVV application you can use the online contactform.

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.

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 (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.

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.

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

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

Addis Ababa


Time difference with the Netherlands

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