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Embassy of France in Cotonou, Benin

Embassy of France in Cotonou, Benin, located at 2235, avenue Jean-Paul II. View a location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of France, or view the information about the address, phone, office hours, official website, Facebook page, Twitter, previous ambassadors, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    2235, avenue Jean-Paul II
    BP 966
  • Telephone

  • +229 21 36 55 33, Consular section: +229 21 36 55 22
  • Email

  • [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm, Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Embassy of France in Cotonou, Benin


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The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of France in Cotonou, Benin.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Registration of marriage, birth, and death

Head of Mission

Marc Vizy, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to France without a visa. The most common types of France visas are the following.

  • Short stay visas
    • Airport transit visa
    • Business visa
    • Tourist visa
    • Visitor visa
    • Study visa
  • Long stay visas
    • Family visa
    • Work visa
    • Study visa
    • Working holiday visa

Diplomatic missions of France in neighbouring countries/regions of Benin:

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This page was last edited on 30 November 2023 at 05:05 AM (EST).