Embassy of Japan in Cotonou


The Japanese Embassy in Benin is a bilateral mission in Cotonou and promotes Japanese interests in Benin. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Benin. The Japanese Embassy in Cotonou is headed by Masahiro Bamba - Ambassador of Japan to Benin.


Japanese Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Villa A2, Complexe CEN-SAD Boulevard de la Marina 08 B.P. 283 Tri Postal Cotonou Benin


(+229) 21 30 59 86


(+229) 21 30 59 94





Masahiro Bamba - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Japanese visa related matters contact the embassy in Cotonou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.bj.emb-japan.go.jp ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+229) 21 30 59 86 or email

Consulates of Japan in Benin

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

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

Japanese Consulates in Benin

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