Embassy of United States in Cotonou

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

This information is for:

  • Beninese passport holders living in Cotonou
  • U.S. passports traveling/working or living in Cotonou
  • Foreign passports currently residing in Cotonou

Embassy Information

Address: Marina Avenue, 01 Bp 2012, Cotonou, Benin
Phone: (229) 21 30 06 50
Fax: (229) 21 30 03 84
Email:
Website: https://bj.usembassy.gov/embassy/cotonou/
Office hours: Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m ; Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
Current time in Cotonou 10:27 AM Wednesday, December 08 2021-12-08 (GMT +0100)
Current time in Washington D.C. (United States) 02:27 AM Wednesday, December 08 2021-12-08 (GMT -0700)

The following services may be available at the Embassy:

  • Issuance/renewal of passports
  • Document notarization
  • Issuing visas to United States
  • Offering assistance in case of emergencies for U.S. citizens

Fast Facts:

  • Distance: The distance between Cotonou and Washington D.C. is 8655.69 km (5378.39 miles). The average travel time is 18 hours 1 minutes.
  • Time difference: Cotonou is 8:00 hours ahead of Washington D.C.. When the time is 10:27 on December, Wednesday 08 in Cotonou, it is 02:27 on December, Wednesday 08 in Washington D.C.

Map and Directions

Get directions to the Embassy of United States in Cotonou.
Distance from city center 0.93 km ( 0.58 miles)
Nearest airport Cotonou Airport (COO)
Distance to airport 1.18 kms

Office Hours

Date Office hours Note
Wednesday (Today, December 08, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00 Open now
Thursday (December 09, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Friday (December 10, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Saturday (December 11, 2021) Closed
Sunday (December 12, 2021) Closed
Monday (December 13, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Tuesday (December 14, 2021) 08:30 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00

Upcoming holidays:

  • Christmas Eve: Dec. 24, 2021 (Next 2 weeks, 1 day)

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. Where is the embassy of United States located?

It is located at Marina Avenue, 01 Bp 2012, Cotonou, Benin. Coordinates: (2.3935979, 6.3495176).

2. How do I contact the United States Embassy in Cotonou?

You can contact the embassy by phone at: (229) 21 30 06 50. The working hours are from Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m ; Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m except official holidays in United States and Benin.

3. Is the embassy open now?

Yes, it is open now and it will close in 5 hours 33 minutes. The current time in Cotonou is 10:27.

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