Contact and office information in Cotonou

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

General contact information

Hours of operation:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8 am to 1 pm / 2 pm to 5 pm
  • Friday: 8 am to 1 pm

Telephone: (229) 90 25 80 10

Office of the Embassy of Canada
04 P.O. 1124
Cotonou, Benin

Services for Canadians - Consular/passport

Contact the Ouagadougou office for all consular/passport services.

Statutory Holidays 2021

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Friday, January 1New Year
Monday, April 5Easter Monday
Wednesday, May 12Ramadan – Aïd El Fitr (variable date)
Thursday, May 13Ascension
Monday, May 24Pentecost (Sunday)
Thursday, July 1Canada Day
Tuesday, July 20Tabaski – Aïd El Kébir (variable date)
Monday, September 6Labour Day (Canada)
Monday, October 11Thanksgiving (Canada)
Monday, October 18Maouloud
Monday, November 1All Saints’ Day