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Applying for a U.S. Passport

U.S. citizens present in Ethiopia may apply for a U.S. passport at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa Monday through Thursday by appointment. Please use on the following link to schedule an appointment online   

You may cancel or change your scheduled appointment in advance if necessary by accessing the scheduling calendar. Applicants who fail to appear for a scheduled appointment must schedule a new appointment before submitting an application for a passport.

U.S. citizen applying for a U.S. passport services at the Embassy in Addis Ababa should fulfill all the requirements stated below.

We strongly suggest that passport applicants download and complete the application forms in advance of the application using the links below.

U.S. Citizens with a justified emergency situation can obtain a limited validity replacement passport during regular ACS hours. Emergency passport requests related to lost/stolen passports should be accompanied by a police report translated into English and proof of the need for immediate travel. Form DS-11 and DS-64 should be filled to process the application for replacement of a lost/stolen passport. The fee for emergency passports, when justified, is $135 or the equivalent in Ethiopian Birr. All other passport requests will be processed within two weeks.

All applicants need to bring two front view color pictures (2 inches x 2 inches) with a white background. For more information about the passport process, visit