Embassy of Brazil in Cotonou


The Brazilian Embassy in Benin is a bilateral mission in Cotonou and promotes Brazilian interests in Benin. The embassy of Brazil also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Benin. The Brazilian Embassy in Cotonou is headed by Carmelio de Melo - Ambassador of Brazil to Benin.


Brazilian Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Lot 627, zona Cocotiers 01 B. P. 534 Cotonou Benin


(+229) 21 31 55 27


(+229) 21 30 91 14






Carmelio de Melo - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Brazilian visa related matters contact the embassy in Cotonou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (cotonou.itamaraty.gov.br ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+229) 21 31 55 27 or email brasemb.cotonou@itamaraty.gov.br

Consulates of Brazil in Benin

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

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

Brazilian Consulates in Benin

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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