Embassy of South Africa in Cotonou

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

This information is for:

  • Beninese passport holders living in Cotonou
  • South African passports traveling/working or living in Cotonou
  • Foreign passports currently residing in Cotonou

Embassy Information

Address: Rue Imp 12 050 Maison No 5 Les Cototiers Cotonou
Phone: + 229 21 30 72 17
Fax: + 229 21 30 68 65
Email: cotonou.dha@dirco.gov.za
Website:
Office hours:
Current time in Cotonou 07:45 AM Monday, October 18 2021-10-18 (GMT +0100)
Current time in Pretoria (South Africa) 08:45 AM Monday, October 18 2021-10-18 (GMT +0200)

The following services may be available at the Embassy:

  • Issuance/renewal of passports
  • Document notarization
  • Issuing visas to South Africa
  • Offering assistance in case of emergencies for South African citizens

Fast Facts:

  • Distance: The distance between Cotonou and Pretoria is 4635.71 km (2880.50 miles). The average travel time is 9 hours 39 minutes.
  • Time difference: Cotonou is 1:00 hours behind Pretoria. When the time is 07:45 on October, Monday 18 in Cotonou, it is 08:45 on October, Monday 18 in Pretoria

Map and Directions

Get directions to the Embassy of South Africa in Cotonou.
Distance from city center 7.59 km ( 4.71 miles)
Nearest airport Cotonou Airport (COO)
Distance to airport 8.19 kms

Office Hours

Date Office hours Note
Monday (Today, October 18, 2021) 08:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00 Open in 15 minutes
Tuesday (October 19, 2021) 08:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Wednesday (October 20, 2021) 08:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Thursday (October 21, 2021) 08:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Friday (October 22, 2021) 08:00 - 12:00 - 13:30 - 17:00
Saturday (October 23, 2021) Closed
Sunday (October 24, 2021) Closed

Upcoming holidays:

  • Prophet's Birthday: Oct. 29, 2021 (Next 1 week, 3 days)

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. Where is the embassy of South Africa located?

It is located at Rue Imp 12 050 Maison No 5 Les Cototiers Cotonou. Coordinates: (2.3098118, 6.3499405).

2. How do I contact the South Africa Embassy in Cotonou?

You can contact the embassy by phone at: + 229 21 30 72 17. The working hours are from except official holidays in South Africa and Benin.

3. Is the embassy open now?

No, it is closed now and it will open in 15 minutes. The current time in Cotonou is 07:45.

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