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United States Embassy and Consulates in Benin

1 Diplomatic Missions 1 Cities

United States Embassy in Cotonou, Benin

United States Embassy in Cotonou, Benin
Marina Avenue, 01 Bp 2012, Cotonou, Benin
Phone: (229) 21 30 06 50 Working hours: Close now

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following Beninese and U.S. holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Christmas Eve Friday, December 24 2 weeks, 3 days
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 2 weeks, 4 days
New Year's Eve Friday, December 31 3 weeks, 3 days
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 3 weeks, 4 days
Traditional Day Monday, January 10 1 month
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Thursday, January 20 1 month, 2 weeks
President's Day Thursday, February 17 2 months, 1 week
Easter Monday Wednesday, April 13 4 months, 1 week
Labour Day Sunday, May 01 4 months, 3 weeks
Mother's Day Tuesday, May 10 5 months

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in Benin?

United States currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Benin including and Cotonou.

2 - Do Beninese citizens need a visa for United States?

Beninese citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into United States. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of United States in Benin for further instructions.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in Benin?

The U.S. representative offices in Benin will be closed in observance of the following Beninese and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Christmas Eve (US) Fri, Dec 24, 2021 (2 weeks, 4 days)

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