Embassy of Canada in Cotonou


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


Canadian Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Haie Vive, behind Tri-postal and Cotonou airport P.O. Box 1124 Cotonou, Benin


(+229) 21 30 21 45 and (+229) 95 95 11 80


(+229) 21 30 21 36





Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 09:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00 Friday: 09:00-12:00

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Canadian visa related matters contact the embassy in Cotonou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+229) 21 30 21 45 and (+229) 95 95 11 80 or email ctonu-g@international.gc.ca

Consulates of Canada in Benin

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

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

Canadian Consulates in Benin

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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