Embassy of Benin in Abidjan


The Beninese Embassy in Ivory Coast is a bilateral mission in Abidjan and promotes Beninese interests in Ivory Coast. The embassy of Benin also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Ivory Coast. The Beninese Embassy in Abidjan is headed by Omer Jean-Gilles de Souza - Ambassador of Benin to Ivory Coast.


Benin Embassy in Abidjan, Ivory Coast Lot 1610, rue des Jasmins Cocody-Deux-Plateaux 09 BP 283 Abidjan 09 Ivory Coast


(+225) 22 41 44 13


(+225) 22 42 76 07




Omer Jean-Gilles de Souza - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Ivory Coast require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Beninese embassy in Abidjan 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 Abidjan before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+225) 22 41 44 13 or email

Consulates of Benin in Ivory Coast

Next to the embassy in Abidjan there could be additional Beninese consulates located in Ivory Coast.

Please check below for the locations of the Beninese consulates in Ivory Coast.

Beninese Consulates in Ivory Coast

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Beninese Embassy in Abidjan offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Ivory Coast to Benin as wel as for Beninese citizens in Ivory Coast. 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.