Embassy of Benin in Washington


The Beninese Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes Beninese interests in the United States. The embassy of Benin also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The Beninese Embassy in Washington is headed by Mr Segbe Cyrille Oguin - Ambassador of Benin to the United States.


Benin Embassy in Washington, the United States 2124 Kalorama Road, NW Washington D.C. 20008 United States


(+1) 202-232-6656


(+1) 202-265-1996






Mr Segbe Cyrille Oguin - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Beninese embassy in Washington 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 Benin

For all Beninese visa related matters contact the embassy in Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.beninembassy.us ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) 202-232-6656 or email info@beninembassy.us

Consulates of Benin in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional Beninese consulates located in the United States.

Please check below for the locations of the Beninese consulates in the United States.

Beninese Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, Benin has consulates in the following cities: New York

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Beninese Embassy in Washington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United States to Benin as wel as for Beninese citizens in United States. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Beninese nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.