British Embassy Addis Ababa

Comoros Street
Addis Ababa

For Consular/Passport customers please follow for details of our services and online appointment booking.

HM Passport Office Addis Ababa


Opening hours:

Local time: Monday to Thursday: 08:00 a.m to 04:45 pm

Closed on Friday (except for emergencies)

Passport collection opening hours: 2pm to 4pm on Tuesday and Thursday

For General enquiries on how and where to access the passport application procedures, if you are apply for a British passport from overseas.

For case specific enquiries on how to follow up on submitted passport applications, contact Her Majesty passport office customer contact centre by Phone +44 (0) 300 222 0000, Fax: +44 (0) 1633 473899 and Email:

British Embassy/ DFID Ethiopia Holiday List 2017

Date Holiday
Monday 02 January New Year’s Day
Thursday 19 January Ethiopian Epiphany
Wednesday 2 March Victory of Adwa
Friday 14 April Good Friday (UK/Ethiopian)
Monday 17 April Easter Monday (UK)
Thursday 5 May Ethiopian Patriots’ Victory Day
Saturday 29 May Spring Bank Holiday (UK)
Monday 28 August Summer Bank Holiday (UK)
*Friday 01 September Eid al Adha (Arafa)
Monday 11 September Ethiopian New Year
Tuesday 27 September The Finding of the True Cross (Meskel)
*Thursday 30 November Maulid (Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed)
Monday 25 December Christmas Day (UK)
Tuesday 26 December Boxing Day
  • Actual date to be decided nearer the time as they are based on lunar calendar.