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About the US embassy and its location in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa

Entoto Street

P.O. Box 1014

Addis Ababa

Phone: 130-6000

Entoto Street P.O. Box 1014 Addis Ababa

Visa information for tourist and business visits to the U. S. for citizens from Ethiopia

Ethiopia is not participating in the Visa Waiver Program . If you want to visit the USA for the purpose of business or tourism you will have to apply for a regular visit visa(B1 / B2).

Apply for your B1 / B2 visa

Do you hold a passport for a country other than Ethiopia? Check if you are eligible for ESTA!

Check your eligibility

About Ethiopia

Ethiopia is located in east Africa. The main language spoken in Ethiopia is Amharic. The current population (as of 2016) is 102,403,196. Ethiopia has a human development index (HDI) of 0.463 and therefore can be considered as country with low human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Ethiopia. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa is located in the province of Addis Ababa and is the capital of Ethiopia. 3,384,569 people are living in Addis Ababa (as of 2008). The city is very important and represents Ethiopia internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Offices located within the US embassy located in Addis Ababa include:

  • Community Grants Office
  • Foreign Agriculture Office
  • Foreign Commercial Office
  • Public Affairs Section
  • Regional Environment Office for East Africa
  • Regional Refugee Coordination Office for the Horn of Africa
  • Regional Security Office, Diplomatic Security Service

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone +251 111 30-6000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.