Alert: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa Consular Section Closed for Non-Emergency Business

LOCATION:  Ethiopia

EVENT:  In accordance with United States State Department worldwide regulations in place due to COVID-19 and in line with the Government of Ethiopia’s efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa has temporarily closed. This includes all routine American Citizen Services, such as passport renewals, processing of Consular Reports of Birth or Death Abroad, notarials, and authentications.

If you have an emergency, for example your passport has been lost or stolen and you have a confirmed flight to the United States, please email us at AddisACS@state.govexplaining your emergency.  We will be monitoring this email box and will respond as soon as possible.

If your appointment has been cancelled, we will re-schedule it as soon as we have a timetable to resume services.  We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience.


U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


+251-111-306-911 or 011-130-6000 (after hours)


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444


Ethiopia Country Information


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