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Embassy of SwedenAddis Ababa, Ethiopia

Local time 5:22 AM

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

Closed for 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 (

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 (tel. +251 11 518 00 36).

Drop-in time Tuesday and Thursday between 13:30- 15:30 is available for collection of residence cards, passports, taking the bio-metrics

Consular affairs for Swedish nationals including passport applications, only after appointment. Appointment times are given via e-mail ( 

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)

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 and Thursday 08.30-09.30
Documents can be collected the same day 09:30- 10:00  

No prior appointment is required. Entrance at the Migration section

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 2023/2024

The following are the Embassy's official holidays for 2023/2024. Holidays marked * are subject to possible change according to official announcement.

  • Monday 25 Dec 2023
    Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 Dec 2023
    Boxing Day
  • Monday 1 January
    New Year's Day
  • Friday 29 March
    Good Friday
  • Monday 1 April
    Easter Monday
  • Wednesday 10 April*
    Id Al-Fitr
  • Friday 3 May
    Good Friday (Ethiopian)
  • Monday 17 June*
    Eid Al-Adha
  • Wednesday 11 September
    New Year (Ethiopian)
  • Monday 16 September*
  • Thursday 26 September
    Meskel Eve (half day)
  • Friday 27 September
  • Tuesday 24 December
    Christmas Eve
  • Wednesday 25 December
    Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December
    Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 31 December
    New Year's Eve