Netherlands embassy in Cotonou
- 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
Due to the Coronavirus the consular section is closed until further notice. In case of an emergency you can call and you will be automatically transferred to the 24/7 Contact Center in The Hague. You can also call the 24/7 Contact Center directly by calling +31 (0) 247 247 247.
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.
You can ask your question:
- Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 - 17:00 hrs.
Friday: 8:30 - 12:00 hrs.
Check the days that the embassy is closed.