France Embassy and Consulates in Benin
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of France may close on the following Beninese and French holidays in 2021/2022:
|Father's Day||Monday, June 21||1 week|
|Bastille Day||Wednesday, July 14||1 month|
|Tabaski||Saturday, July 31||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Independence Day||Sunday, August 01||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Assumption Day||Sunday, August 15||2 months|
|Prophet's Birthday||Friday, October 29||4 months, 2 weeks|
|All Saints' Day||Monday, November 01||4 months, 2 weeks|
|Armistice Day||Thursday, November 11||5 months|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||6 months, 2 weeks|
1. How many French Embassies/Consulates are there in Benin?
France currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Benin including and Cotonou.
2 - Do Beninese citizens need a visa for France?
Beninese citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into France. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of France in Benin for further instructions.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of French embassies in Benin?
The French representative offices in Benin will be closed in observance of the following Beninese and French holidays in 2021/2021:
- Father's Day (FR) Mon, Jun 21, 2021 (1 week, 1 day)
Time in France vs Benin
Paris, France time is 1:00 hours ahead of Porto Novo, Benin