Embassy of Denmark in Cotonou


The Danish Embassy in Benin is a bilateral mission in Cotonou and promotes Danish interests in Benin. The embassy of Denmark also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Benin. The Danish Embassy in Cotonou is headed by Mr Kristian Kirkegaard Edinger - Charge dAffaires a.i. of Denmark to Benin.


Danish Embassy in Cotonou, Benin, Lot P7 Les Cocotiers, B.P. 04-1223, Cotonou, Benin


(+229) 21 303 862


(+229) 21 303 860






Mr Kristian Kirkegaard Edinger - Charge dAffaires a.i.

Office Hours:

Mon-Thu: 08.30-17.30 Fri: 08.30-13.30

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Benin require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Danish embassy in Cotonou you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Denmark

For all Danish visa related matters contact the embassy in Cotonou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (benin.um.dk) or contact the visa department by telephone (+229) 21 303 862 or email cooamb@um.dk

Consulates of Denmark in Benin

Next to the embassy in Cotonou there could be additional Danish consulates located in Benin.

Please check below for the locations of the Danish consulates in Benin.

Danish Consulates in Benin

Next to the embassy in Cotonou, Denmark has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Denmark does not have any consulates located in Benin ).