Embassy of South Africa in Cotonou

Information about the South Africa Embassy located in Cotonou, opening hours, contact information, location and frequently asked questions about this Embassy in Cotonou

Office Embassy of South Africa in Cotonou
Location Cotonou, Benin
Phone +22921306895


The hours of the South Africa Embassy in the Cotonou are as follows:

Monday 9 AM–4:30 PM
Tuesday 9 AM–4:30 PM
Wednesday 9 AM–4:30 PM
Thursday 9 AM–4:30 PM
Friday 9 AM–4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


The address of the South Africa Embassy in Cotonou is located on Cotonou, Benin.

Do you need GPS coordinates to go to the Embassy of South Africa in Cotonou?
Latitude: 63,509,668 | Longitude: 24,014,793

Frequent questions

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about requesting an appointment at the South Africa in Cotonou.

What is the phone number?

To contact, request an appointment or request information you must call the phone number +22921306895.

Consular formalities

  • Renew or apply for passports: You can renew your passport of South Africa or apply for a new one if you’ve lost it while abroad.
  • Obtain visas and residency permits: Consulates can assist you in obtaining visas and residency permits for South Africa to Cotonou.
  • Register births and marriages: If you have a child abroad or get married in a foreign country, the consulate of South Africa in Cotonou can help you register these events.
  • Emergency assistance: This consulate of South Africa provide assistance in emergencies such as detention, hospitalization, or loss of belongings in Cotonou.
  • Legalize documents: Consulate can authenticate documents like notarized powers of attorney or academic degrees for recognition in South Africa.
  • Vote in elections of South Africa: Some consulates allow citizens to vote in national elections while abroad.
  • Guidance and counseling: Consulates offer information on local laws, customs, medical services, and other aspects of life in Cotonou.
  • Certificates and document notarization: Consulate can issue certificates, authenticate documents, and perform notarial functions.
  • Repatriation in emergencies: In situations like natural disasters or conflicts, consulate can help citizens return to South Africa.
  • Assistance in case of lost or stolen documents: If you lose your South Africa passport or other vital documents, the consulate can assist in obtaining replacements and offer guidance.

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