Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Addis Abeba

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Category 1: Schengen-Visa (short term, up to 90 days)

Dear Sir or Madam,

On the following pages, you can book an appointment to apply for a short-term visa, a so-called Schengen visa. With such a visa, you can stay in the Schengen area for a duration of 90 days within 180 days. The visa can be applied for purposeses such as: 

  • touristic visits
  • visits of relatives, friends, etc.
  • business trips
  • trainings and seminars
  • sports competitions
  • medical treatments
  • cultural and artistic events
  • student and school exchanges
  • conferences and fairs
  • transit visas

Please note: The French Embassy in Djibouti is responsible for issuing Schengen visas to persons residing in Djibouti: Boulevard du Maréchal Lyautey, P.B. 75, Tel.: +253 352503, Fax No.: +253 350007,

For applications for Schengen visas, please use the VIDEX application form in order to speed up the application process and to reduce your waiting time.

To book an appointment you need:

- personal data (including passport number)

- a valid e-mail address, which will remain valid up to and including the date of the appointment and to which you have personal access

1. Please enter all data exactly as in the passport and in Latin letters.

2. You may book an appointment for one reason only.

3. Please make sure that you enter your e-mail address correctly, otherwise you will not receive an appointment confirmation! If necessary, check whether this can be found in your spam/junk folder.

4. For each adult traveller a separate appointment has to be booked. Group bookings are only possible for accompanying, minor children.  In these cases, only the number of visitors must be specified. If such a booking is made contrary to the aforementioned instruction, applicants will be rejected and a new appointment has to be booked. 




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