The Embassy

Passing away of Ambassador Joachim Schmidt

It is with deep grief and sorrow that the German Embassy Addis Ababa must announce the passing away of H.E. Joachim Schmidt, German Ambassador to Ethiopia and to the African Union.

Address, opening times, consular district and how to contact the Embassy in case of emergency

The Embassy's Consular District includes Ethiopia and Djibouti. The Embassy assists the German Embassy in Djibouti in consular matters. Postal address: Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany PO ...

The German Embassy Compound in Addis Ababa

On the occasion of a German special delegation visiting Ethiopia on behalf of German Emperor Wilhelm II, the Ethio-German Trade and Friendship Treaty was signed on 7 March 1905. This agreement laid th...


Assistance in case of emergency

We would like to give you some tips on how to prevent emergencies, even before the start of your journey. But should the worst come to the worst - your passport disappears, your money is lost - then find out here how the Embassy can help you.

The Embassy

Job Vacancy

The German Embassy in Addis Ababa invites for applications for the following job vacancies: Two Security Guards (male).
The full-time positions (48 hours per week, Monday - Sunday based on a flexible shift plan) are available from September 2017 and November 2017.
Payment is subject to the Embassy's salary scale.

See attached document for details.

Accessibility of the German Embassy

Generally, accessibility is rather limited in Addis Ababa. While the international airport of Addis Ababa is overall adequately accessible, public transport, (foot-) paths and sidewalks, as well as to...