Embassy of Germany in Cotonou


The German Embassy in Benin is a bilateral mission in Cotonou and promotes German interests in Benin. The embassy of Germany also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Benin. The German Embassy in Cotonou is headed by Hans-Jorg Neumann - Ambassador of Germany to Benin.


German Embassy in Cotonou, Benin 7, Avenue Jean Paul II B. P. 504 Cotonou Benin


(+229) 21 31 29 67 / 8


(+229) 21 31 29 62 (+229) 21 31 41 21






Hans-Jorg Neumann - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all German visa related matters contact the embassy in Cotonou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.cotonou.diplo.de ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+229) 21 31 29 67 / 8 or email info@cotonou.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in Benin

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

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

German Consulates in Benin

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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