The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Washington DC is the main diplomatic mission of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in the United States America. The mission of the Embassy is to maintain and advance the bilateral relations between Ethiopia and the United States and to serve Ethiopian Citizens in the United States.

The Embassy carries out government-to-government and people-to-people diplomacy and serves as a vital resource for Ethiopians in the United States of America and the Ethiopian-American community. Besides, the Embassy promotes Ethiopia’s cultural values, untapped tourism potentials as well as trade and investment opportunities. The Embassy is also accredited to Mexico and Jamaica.

Ambassador Fitsum Arega



The Embassy of Ethiopia in Washington DC provides consular services to all members of the Ethiopian Diaspora and others nationals residing or/and temporarily staying in the United States of America. This section provides a general overview and information on some of the consular services for all customers who would like to travel to Ethiopia and others seeking various consular services.


Ethiopian Power of Attorney (E-POA) services is the critical link between the Ethiopian diaspora community and mainland Ethiopia. For anyone trying ..

Or Call E-POA :  +1 202 800 4410


All foreign nationals who seek to enter Ethiopia require a visa. However, Ethiopian origin ID holders and travellers who arrive in Addis Ababa Bole International …

Passport Service

The Embassy of Ethiopia is currently issuing only a new Electronic passport that requires mandatory finger print. Therefore, all Ethiopians who want to obtain a replacement (lost or existing) passport Airport to take a  connecting …


Power of Attorney and all other documents originating in the United States (Such as Power of Attorney, Adoption, Trade Mark, Property Rights, Court……

Lassiez Passer

The Embassy of Ethiopia issues a laissez-passer for Ethiopian nationals who have lost /have been stolen their passport in case they need to travel to Ethiopia urgently.

Other Services

The Ethiopian Embassy also provides other services such as Ethiopian Origin ID, Duty-Free Notes, Shipping Human Remains etc……………


Read  the latest  news and analysis on the activities of the Embassy and current affairs in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia Confirms 564 New Cases, 9 Deaths from COVID 19 In 24 Hrs (August 6, 2020)
Ethiopia has confirmed 564 new cases and 9 deaths from COVID 19 over the last twenty four hours. Ministry of
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በቀጣይነት እያደረጉ ላሉት ድጋፍ እናመሰግናለን! ድጋፍ ያገኙ ብቻ ሳይሆን ድጋፍ ያደረጉም እርካታን ያገኛሉ። Thank you for your continued support. The
US Provides 250 Ventilators to Ethiopia to Respond To COVID-19 (August 5, 202)
The U.S. government has donated a shipment of 250 state-of-the-art ventilators and other critical care equipment to assist Ethiopia with
Ethiopia Sends Its Version of Guidelines, Rules on GERD Filling (August 5, 2020)
Ethiopia had sent its version of the guidelines and rules on the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Community Services

The Diaspora Affairs Section of the Embassy of Ethiopia is committed to delivering various services to Ethiopians and foreign nationals of Ethiopian Origin in the USA. Currently, the Embassy is providing the following vital services to encourage members of the Ethiopian Diaspora community so that they actively participate and benefit from the ongoing political as well as socio-economic transformation.

Diaspora Registration

The Diaspora engagement section of the Embassy is determined to provide first-hand information about current economic and political affairs of the   …

Foreign Currency Account

Foreign Currency account is an account in which the source of fund is overseas and can be maintained in hard currency or in birr. Type of foreign currency account may ….

Housing Program Diaspora

The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia has designed mortgage loan for Ethiopians living abroad and foreigners of Ethiopian origin ..

Finger Print TIN Registration

In the past, all applicants were required to pick up the ID card in person at the Embassy. However, to give good services for the customer, the Ministry of ……