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Consulate of Switzerland in Cotonou

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Swiss Diplomatic mission in Benin. On this page you will find info on specific details such as consulate contact information, web presence, consular office hours and directions to the consulate. The consulate in Cotonou is not the only diplomatic representation of Switzerland in Benin. On this page you can also find all other Swiss consulates located in Benin.


Swiss Representative Office in Cotonou, Benin - Lot 117 Zongo Ehuzu, rue du PNUD - Immeuble voisin au Corps de la Paix - 08 BP 0123 Tri Postal - Cotonou - Benin


(+229) 21 31 47 37 / 8 / 9


(+229) 21 31 47 55






Severine Donnet-Descartes - Representative

Office Hours:

By appointment

Consulate Appointment

For an appointment at the Swiss consulate in Benin, please check in first instance the consulate website www.eda.admin.ch/benin.

In the case that you are not able to arrange an appointment through the website you can contact the consulate in Cotonou by telephone (+229) 21 31 47 37 / 8 / 9 or email cotonou@eda.admin.ch

Visa and Passports

The consulate of Switzerland in Cotonou can inform you about the scope of services they offer.

Always contact the Swiss consulate before a visit since not every consulate in Benin offers visa and/or passport services.

Travel Insurance for Benin

A valid travel insurance is very important when you visit Benin. Check for details on our Travel page

Opening Hours

Please note: Consulate opening hours can vary. Always contact the Consulate before a visit.

Swiss Consulates in Benin

The Swiss Consulate in Cotonou is not the only Swiss consular office in the region. For your convenience we also listed below all other consulates of Switzerland located in Benin. A Swiss consulate can be found in the city of: Cotonou

Keep in mind that a consulate can have more or less or different consular services.

Search your Hotel close to the Swiss Consulate in Cotonou

When you need to find a place to stay close to the Swiss consulate we provide a handy hotel search box for accommodation in a hotel or guesthouse in Cotonou, Benin.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Consulate of Switzerland in Cotonou could have adjusted its services due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Contact the consulate before visiting.