Embassy of China in Cotonou


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


Chinese Embassy in Cotonou, Benin No. 2, Route de lAeroport P.O. 01 B.P. 196 Recette Principale Cotonou Benin


(+229) 21 30 12 92 (+229) 21 30 55 45


(+229) 21 30 08 41






Mr Tao Weiguang - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Chinese visa related matters contact the embassy in Cotonou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (bj.china-embassy.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+229) 21 30 12 92 (+229) 21 30 55 45 or email chinaemb_bj@mfa.gov.cn

Consulates of China in Benin

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

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

Chinese Consulates in Benin

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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