Netherlands embassy in Cotonou

Contact details

To Tjoelker-Kleve
Avenue Pape Jean Paul II
derrière Tri Postal
+229 2130 4154
+229 2130 2139
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
outside office hours

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9.00 - 12.00 hrs. (only by appointment)

Appointments for visa needs to be made at least 3 weeks prior for departure. For all other appointments we advise you to apply in time.

Passports, ID-cards, consular statements, legalisations and visa

Make an appointment via our online appointment system. (in Dutch)

Check the status of your passport.

Civic integration exams

You cannot take a civic intregration exam at the embassy in Cotonou. Please contact the Netherlands embassy in Accra, Ghana.

Pick-up documents (no appoinment needed)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9.00 to 17.00 hours. Friday 9.00 to 12.00 hours. Please check our closing days.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +229 2130 4154. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +316 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.
Opening hours

Monday  to Thursday
8.30 - 17.00 hrs.

8.30 - 12.00 hrs.