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Embassy of France in Cotonou, Benin

Embassy of France in Cotonou, Benin located at 2235, avenue Jean-Paul II. View larger location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of France or view address, phone, fax, email, office hours, official website, consular services, visa types, social media channels, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    2235, avenue Jean-Paul II
    BP 966
  • Telephone

  • +229 21 36 55 33
  • Fax

  • +229 21 36 55 30
  • Email

  • [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Office website

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The following is a brief listing of services that are offered at 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 15 March 2022, at 03:25 PM (EST).