Embassy of Russia in Cotonou


The Russian Embassy in Benin is a bilateral mission in Cotonou and promotes Russian interests in Benin. The embassy of Russia also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Benin. The Russian Embassy in Cotonou is headed by Mr Yuri Grashchenkov - Ambassador of Russia to Benin.


Russian Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Zone Residentielle Rue 241 Avenue de la Marina, Face Hotel du Port B.P. 2013 Cotonou Benin


(+229) 21-31-28-34


(+229) 21-31-28-35






Mr Yuri Grashchenkov - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Benin require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Russian 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 Russia

For all Russian visa related matters contact the embassy in Cotonou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.benin.mid.ru ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+229) 21-31-28-34 or email ambrusben@mail.ru

Consulates of Russia in Benin

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

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

Russian Consulates in Benin

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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