Netherlands Worldwide

Netherlands embassy in Cotonou, Benin

Address

Avenue Pape Jean Paul II
derrière Tri Postal
Cotonou
Benin

Front desk

Coronavirus/COVID-19: Please keep in mind that you cannot apply for everything yet. Or that there are fewer appointment slots available.

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9:00 - 12:00 hours (by appointment only)
  • Tuesday: 9:00 - 12:00 hours (by appointment only)
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 9:00 - 12:00 hours (by appointment only)
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

Ask your question:

  • by phone: +229 2130 4154. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +316 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.

Closing days 2022

The Netherlands embassy in Cotonou will be closed on the following days:

  • 10 January - Fête du Vodoun
  • 18 April - Easter Monday
  • 27 April - King's Day
  • 5 May - Liberation Day
  • 26 May - Ascension Day
  • 6 June - Whit Monday
  • 1 August - Fête Nationale
  • 15 August - Assumption of Mary
  • 1 November - All Saints' Day
  • 26 December - Christmas
  • 27-30 December - Embassy closed

Contact details for other embassy departments and honorary consuls are listed at www.netherlandsandyou.nl.