South Africa Embassy and Consulates in Benin
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of South Africa may close on the following Beninese and South African holidays in 2021/2022:
|Prophet's Birthday||Friday, October 29||2 days, 9 hours|
|All Saints' Day||Monday, November 01||5 days, 9 hours|
|Day of Reconciliation||Thursday, December 16||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||1 month, 4 weeks|
|Day of Godwill||Tuesday, December 28||2 months|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||2 months|
|Traditional Day||Monday, January 10||2 months, 2 weeks|
|Human Rights Day||Monday, March 21||4 months, 3 weeks|
|Good Friday||Sunday, April 10||5 months, 2 weeks|
|Easter Monday||Wednesday, April 13||5 months, 2 weeks|
1. How many South African Embassies/Consulates are there in Benin?
South Africa currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Benin including and Cotonou.
2 - Do Beninese citizens need a visa for South Africa?
Citizens of Benin (holders of regular passports) can travel to South Africa for 30 days without having to apply or obtain a South African visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of South African embassies in Benin?
The South African representative offices in Benin will be closed in observance of the following Beninese and South African holidays in 2021/2021:
- Prophet's Birthday (BJ) Fri, Oct 29, 2021 (2 days, 15 hours)
Time in South Africa vs Benin
Pretoria, South Africa time is 1:00 hours ahead of Porto Novo, Benin