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17 Princes Gate, Knightsbridge
London SW7 1PZ

Embassy Opening Times

Monday to Friday
09:30 - 17:00

Consular Opening Times

Monday to Friday
09:30 - 16:00

By tube or a train

The nearest underground stations are Knightsbridge and South Kensington.
Plan your journey

By bus

Bus routes 9, 23, 52 and 452 stop on Kensington Road, outside Princes Gate. (Bus Stop: Exhibition Road or Prince of Wales Gate).
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By car

There is no parking outside the Embassy.
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Disabled access

Access to the consular section via lift is available if you use a wheelchair or motorised chair. Please notify the security guard for assistance.

The Embassy observes the following public holidays.

On both Ethiopian and U.K public holidays, the whole Embassy, including the Consular Section, is closed.

UK Bank Holidays
  • 1 January New Year's Day
  • 10 April Good Friday
  • 13 April Easter Monday
  • 8 May Early May Bank Holiday
  • 25 May Spring Bank Holiday
  • 31 August Summer Bank Holiday
  • 25 December Christmas Day
  • 28 December Boxing Day (substitute day)
National Holidays
  • 7 January Genna (Ethiopian Christmas)
  • 20 January Timket (Epiphany)
  • 2 March Adwa Victory Day
  • 17 April Siklet (Ethiopian Good Friday)
  • 19 April Fasika (Ethiopian Easter Sunday)
  • 1 May International Labour Day
  • 5 May Patriots' Victory Day
  • 24 May Eid al-Fitr
  • 28 May Downfall of the Derg (National Day)
  • 31 July Eid al-Adha
  • 11 September Enkutatash (Ethiopian New Year)
  • 12 August
  • 27 September Meskel (Finding of the True Cross)
  • 29 October (Moulid) Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
Your personal details will be held by the Ethiopian Embassy in London and will only be used in relation to your request.