Ethiopia Embassy in Washington DC, United States (USA)

The Ethiopia Embassy in the United States of America plays a crucial role and serves a variety of functions aimed at promoting diplomatic relations, facilitating consular services, fostering cultural exchange, and strengthening ties between Ethiopia and the USA.

Is there Ethiopia Embassy in USA?

Yes, there is.

  • Address: 3506, International Drive, NW, Washington, DC 20008, United States
  • Telephone: (+1) 202 364 1200
  • Fax: (+1) 202 587 0195
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website:
  • Office hours: Monday to Friday, by appointment
  • Closed: Saturday & Sunday

What does the Ethiopian Embassy in the United States serve?

Here are some common functions that an Ethiopia Embassy in the USA serves:

  • Diplomatic Relations: The primary function of the Ethiopian Embassy is to represent the interests of the Ethiopian government and Ethiopian citizens in America. This involves maintaining diplomatic relations, engaging in negotiations, and participating in dialogues on political, economic, and social matters. Ambassadors and diplomats at the embassy work to strengthen bilateral ties and advance Ethiopia's foreign policy objectives.
  • Consular Services: The embassy provides a range of consular services to Ethiopian citizens living in or traveling to America. These services include passport issuance, visa applications, authentication of documents, and assistance during emergencies, such as accidents, medical issues, or legal challenges.
  • Visa and Immigration Services: The Ethiopian embassy in USA handles visa applications for individuals who wish to travel to Ethiopia. This involves the processing of visa applications, providing information about visa requirements, and issuing visas to eligible applicants. Additionally, the embassy may provide information about immigration policies and procedures.

In addition to the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington, D.C., Ethiopia has six other representatives in the United States. These representations include consulates in Chicago, Denver, Greensboro, Houston, New York, and Seattle.

These representations are open from Monday to Friday and closed on Saturday and Sunday. The applicant should contact the consulate to confirm opening hours.

Ethiopian Honorary Consulate General in Chicago, USA

  • Address: 5041 N. Kenmore Avenue, Unit A, Chicago, IL 60640, United States
  • Telephone: (+1) (773) 681-4925

Ethiopian Honorary Consulate in Denver, USA

The Ethiopian Honorary Consulate in Denver was established in 2019.

Ethiopia Honorary Consulate in Greensboro, USA

  • Address: 3408 Regents Park Ln, Greensboro, NC 27455, United States
  • Telephone: (+1) 240-687-1592
  • Email: [email protected]

Ethiopian Honorary Consulate in Houston, USA

  • Address: 9301 Southwest Frwy, Suite 250, Houston, TX 77074, United States
  • Telephone: (+1) (713) 271-7567 / 7628
  • Fax: (+1) (713) 772-3858
  • Email: [email protected]

Ethiopian Consulate in New York, USA

  • Address: 866 2nd Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017, United States
  • Telephone: (+1) (212) 421-1830
  • Fax: (+1) (646) 756-4690
  • Email: [email protected]

Ethiopian Honorary Consulate in Seattle, USA

  • Address: P.O. Box 77447,  Seattle, WA 98177, United States
  • Telephone: (+1) 425 922 0517
  • Email: [email protected]

How to apply for a visa at Ethiopia Embassy in USA?

To apply for an Ethiopia visa to enter the country, the Ethiopian Embassy in USA provides travelers with some types of visas that can be chosen to meet their travel needs:

  • Tourist Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Work Visa
  • Student Visa
  • Transit Visa
  • Diplomatic and Official Visas (These visas are issued to diplomats, government officials, and representatives of international organizations who are traveling to Ethiopia on official business)
  • Journalist/Media Visa
  • Family/Residence Visa
  • Investor Visa (These visas are designed to attract foreign direct investment and may require a certain minimum investment amount)

To apply for a paper visa, travelers need to prepare the documents required, and visit and arrange a meeting with the Ethiopian Embassy in the USA or any overseas Embassy.

American citizens can apply for another type of access permit document to enter Ethiopia freely for a short period of time. This type is called an electronic visa (e-Visa), which travelers can apply for without going anywhere. With some simple information required, travelers can complete the e-visa form in a few minutes.

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