Swiss Embassy in Addis Ababa

Tel.   : (+251) 11 371 11 07
(+251) 11 371 05 77
Fax   : (+251) 11 371 21 77
Email   :
Website   :,

Please Note:

Visits to the Swiss Embassy in Addis Ababa are strictly by appointment. For specific services, visitors must visit the designated section at the embassy and book an appointment accordingly on the email addresses mentioned above. For instance, if you want to apply for consular services, you should visit the Consular Section. To book an appointment, you can directly mail the high commission or consular email section .

Consular Services:

The Swiss Embassy in Addis Ababa offers a wide range of consular services, including the processing of visas and passports and document legalization. To apply for a new passport, renew your old passport, want to change the particulars on your current passport, or need to report about a lost or damaged passport, book an appointment with the high commission's passport service

These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa types granted by Switzerland are;

  • Switzerland Short-term Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Airport transit Swiss visa
  • Switzerland Swiss tourist/visitor visa
  • Switzerland Business visa
  • Switzerland Medical visa
  • Switzerland Swiss visa for cultural, sport, religious, or film events
  • Switzerland Official visit visa
  • Switzerland Short-term study visa
  • Switzerland Non-immigrant Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Student visas
  • Switzerland Temporary worker visas
  • Switzerland Non-immigrant family visas
  • Switzerland Immigrant Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Family reunion visas
  • Switzerland Work visas
  • Switzerland Business visas
  • Switzerland Retirement visa
  • Switzerland Asylum-seekers and refugees in Switzerland
  • Switzerland Residence and citizenship in Switzerland

Switzerland and Ethiopia Relations-

The Switzerland and Ethiopia enjoy cordial bilateral relations. The high commission's diplomatic mission's mandate is to forge stronger and closer ties between the two countries. Pursuing bilateral and multilateral cooperation in diverse sectors, including culture, defense, tourism, trade and investments, science and technology, security, and other fields while safeguarding mutual benefits, is vital for their relations. The countries are cooperating to resolve global issues like climate change, piracy, terrorism, cybersecurity, etc. The Switzerland is the most important source market for tourism in Ethiopia.

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