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Embassy of Nigeria in Cotonou, Benin

Embassy of Nigeria in Cotonou, Benin located at Avenue De France, Marina. View larger location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of Nigeria or view address, phone, fax, email, office hours, official website, consular services, visa types.

  • Embassy Address

    Avenue De France, Marina
    BP 2019
    Cotonou, 1
  • Telephone

  • +229 301 142, +229 301 879
  • Fax

  • +229 301 113
  • Email

  • Office Hours

  • Please call Embassy of Nigeria in Cotonou, Benin at +229 301 142, +229 301 879 to find out current hours of operation and other details.


The following is a brief listing of services that are offered at Embassy of Nigeria in Cotonou, Benin.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Registration of marriage, birth, and death
  • Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)
  • Replace a lost, stolen or damaged passport
  • Authentication of documents
  • Renunciation of citizenship
  • Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC)

Common Visa Types

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

  • Transit visa
  • Business visa
  • Tourist / Visitors visa
  • Official / Diplomatic visa
  • Subject to Regularization (STR) visa
  • Temporary Work Permit (TWP)

What is Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC)?

Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC) is issued to Nigerians to facilitate applicant’s immediate one-way departure for Nigeria only. If you're outside of Nigeria and your passport has been lost, stolen, damaged or expired and you don't have time to renew or replace your passport before you travel, you may apply for an Emergency Travel Certificate. ETC must be surrendered to the Immigration authorities at the port of entry.

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

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This page was last edited on 25 December 2021, at 05:45 AM (EST).