Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Addis Abeba

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Category 2: "Only for in Ethiopia recognized refugees for reunification with an in the Federal Republic of Germany recognized refugee" Registration of a national Visa appointment for family reunification in Ethiopia (not to persons with subsidiary protection status)

The German Embassy Addis Abeba is the competent visa authority for short term (Schengen visas) and long term visas (national visas) all applicants residing in Äthiopia and Djibouti. In case of incompetence the application is not accepted.

Dear Sirs,

On the following pages you can register in order to get an appointment for your visa application. The applicants and the Embassy are supported by the International Organication of Migration (IOM) to prepare the application and the application process. Based on the provided contact details IOM will contact the applicants. The subsequent application is executed by IOM/FAP as well.


After the successful registration, you will receive two e-mails:

  1. a confirmation mail containing a reference number within 30 minutes after registration
  2. the appointment is assigened by the Embassy and announced via e-mail. You are required to confirm the appointment within six days. Please check your contact e-mail frequently.
  3. you will be contacted by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)


  • It is stringently required to enter a valid passport number/emergency travel document number/refugee registration number/Proof of Registration (PoR, Housholdsnumber).
  • There shall be done one appointment for one family. Even if the family includes more than 6 persons.
  • Please check if you have received a confirmation mail with a reference number after registration. It could take 30 minutes until you receive this e-mail. As soon as possible, the Embassy will inform you about the exact appointment for your visa application.
  • Please look on the website of the German Embassy for all information regarding visa.
  • Usually it is not possible to change the e-mail address. If there is a change of your e-mail address a new registration is necessary. 

Visa appointment for persons with subsidiary protection status

Since 1 August 2018, close relatives (spouses, single minors, and parents of minors) of persons with subsidiary protection status residing in Germany can apply for visa for family reunion. These family members may register for an appointment on this Website: Visa appointment for persons with subsidiary protection status


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German Embassy Addis Ababa

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