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Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia, in Addis Ababa

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Ethiopia.

We also provide services to Canadians in:


Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Death abroad

Steps to follow when a loved one dies abroad.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information


Old Airport Area, Nefas Silk Lafto Sub City, Kebele 04, House No.122, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Office closures

Date Holiday
2023-01-02 Canadian New Year
2023-01-19 Ethiopian Epiphany / Timket
2023-03-02 Adwa Victory Day
2023-04-14 Good Friday (Ethiopian Easter)
2023-04-17 In lieu of Ethiopian Easter
2023-05-22 Victoria Day
2023-06-29 Eid al-Adha
2023-06-30 In lieu of Canada Day
2023-09-12 Ethiopian New Year
2023-09-28 Meskel Celebration
2023-09-29 In lieu of the Canadian National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
2023-11-10 Remembrance Day
2023-12-25 Canadian Christmas Day
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