Embassy of France in Cotonou

If you are living or residing in Cotonou and planning a trip to France, you may want to know the address, phone or office hours of the Embassy of France in Cotonou.

This information is for:

  • Beninese passport holders living in Cotonou
  • French passports traveling/working or living in Cotonou
  • Foreign passports currently residing in Cotonou

Embassy Information

Address: 2235, Avenue Jean-Paul Ii B. P. 966 Cotonou Benin
Phone: + 229 21 36 55 33
Fax: + 229 21 36 55 30
Email: ambafrance.cotonou@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Website: bj.ambafrance.org
Office hours:
Current time in Cotonou 00:03 AM Wednesday, June 16 2021-06-16 (GMT +0100)
Current time in Paris (France) 01:03 AM Wednesday, June 16 2021-06-16 (GMT +0200)

The following services may be available at the Embassy:

  • Issuance/renewal of passports
  • Document notarization
  • Issuing visas to France
  • Offering assistance in case of emergencies for French citizens

Fast Facts:

  • Distance: The distance between Cotonou and Paris is 4418.78 km (2745.70 miles). The average travel time is 9 hours 12 minutes.
  • Time difference: Cotonou is 1:00 hours behind Paris. When the time is 00:03 on June, Wednesday 16 in Cotonou, it is 01:03 on June, Wednesday 16 in Paris

Map and Directions

Get directions to the Embassy of France in Cotonou.
Distance from city center 3.54 km ( 2.20 miles)
Nearest airport Cotonou Airport (COO)
Distance to airport 4.11 kms

Office Hours

Date Office hours Note
Wednesday (Today, June 16, 2021) 09:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00 Open in 8 hours, 57 minutes
Thursday (June 17, 2021) 09:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Friday (June 18, 2021) 09:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Saturday (June 19, 2021) Closed
Sunday (June 20, 2021) Closed
Monday (June 21, 2021) 09:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Tuesday (June 22, 2021) 09:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00

Upcoming holidays:

  • Father's Day: June 21, 2021 (Next 4 days, 23 hours)

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. Where is the embassy of France located?

It is located at 2235, Avenue Jean-Paul Ii B. P. 966 Cotonou Benin. Coordinates: (2.4209538, 6.3525108).

2. How do I contact the France Embassy in Cotonou?

You can contact the embassy by phone at: + 229 21 36 55 33. The working hours are from except official holidays in France and Benin.

3. Is the embassy open now?

No, it is closed now and it will open in 7 hours 57 minutes. The current time in Cotonou is 00:03.

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