British Ambassador to Ethiopia
The British Embassy in Ethiopia maintains and develops relations between the UK and Ethiopia.
We represent British interests in Ethiopia, Djibouti and the African Union. We help boost political, cultural, economic and social relations between them and the UK by offering a wide range of services and funding of various projects.
If you’re in Ethiopia and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +251 (0)11 617 0100. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Ethiopia, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
The British Embassy offers some notarial services. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Ethiopia.
British Embassy Addis Ababa
Telephone +251 11 6170100
Fax +251 11 6610588
The Embassy landline telephone is not reliable. If unavailable, for urgent matters please call: +251 912 501 107
For Consular/Passport customers please follow http://ow.ly/RMqkF for details of our services and online appointment booking.Access and opening times
Consular Office Addis Ababa
PO Box 858
Telephone +251 (0)11 617 0100
Fax +251 11 6610588
Please go to http://ow.ly/RMq7X for details of our services and online appointment booking.
British Nationals calling for Consular assistance (not visa or passport queries) during office hours, please use the Embassy landline.
Out of office hours, British nationals with genuine emergencies only (not visa or passport queries), please call the Embassy landline for connection to our out of hours service. If unable to connect, please call +251 91 250 1107.
For visa and passport enquiries. Please see 'Our Services' link above for these enquiries.