Welcome to the Embassy of Sweden in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Postal address

Embassy of Sweden
P. O. Box 1142
Addis Ababa

Visit us

Lideta Sub-City
Woreda 09
House No 891
Addis Ababa


+251 11 518 00 00
+251 11 518 00 36


Main inquiries
Migration issues
Consular issues

Our service hours are:

Monday-Thursday 09.00 - 15.00

Lunch 12.30 - 13.00

Friday 09.00 - 12.00

The Migration section only receives customers through a pre-booking system. Appointment times are given via e-mail (ambassaden.addis-abeba-visum@gov.se).

There is more information about the specific information requested for scheduling appointment times at the migration pages.

You can also call the section if you have specific questions during telephone hours. 

Telephone hours: Monday-Thursday 08.30-10.00  and 10.30 -11.30 (tel. +251 11 518 00 36).

Consular affairs for Swedish nationals including passport applications, only after appointment. Appointment times are given via e-mail (ambassaden.addis-abeba@gov.se). 

Information about what documents that are required for applications, can be found on the consular pages.

Telephone hours for booking an appointment and other consular enquiries: Tuesday and Thursday 10-12 (tel. +251 11 518 00 00)

Appointments for passports, co-ordination numbers and other consular affairs are booked on Mondays and Wednesdays between 14:00-16:00.

For urgent consular cases outside the Embassy's working hours you will be redirected to the Consular Emergency Centre in Stockholm, Sweden.

Please note that passport matters are not an emergency.

Opening hours for legalizations and other notary matters;

Tuesday morning 08.30 - 09.30 and afternoon 15.00 - 16.00

Thursday morning 08.30 - 09.30 and afternoon 15.00 - 16.00

Documents submitted in the morning can be picked up in the afternoon.

Otherwise at the next opening hour.

For urgent out-of-hours consular assistance, you can call the Embassy’s switchboard and follow the instructions. The call will be forwarded to the consular duty officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Stockholm.

Official holidays 2021


  • January 1
    New Year
  • January 7
    Ethiopian Christmas
  • January 19
  • April 30
    Good Friday (ortodox)
  • May 13 (or announced later)
  • June 25
  • July 20 (or announced later)
  • September 27
  • October 18
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve
  • December 31
    New Year´s Eve