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Japan Embassy and Consulates in Benin

1 Diplomatic Missions 1 Cities

Japan Embassy in Cotonou, Benin

Japan Embassy in Cotonou, Benin
Cotonou Residential Zone Located In Djomehountin, 12Th Arrondissement, Cotonou, Benin
Phone: (+ 229) 21 30 59 86 Working hours: Close now (Lunch time)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of Japan may close on the following Beninese and Japanese holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday Date Counting down
Prophet's Birthday Friday, October 29 1 month
All Saints' Day Monday, November 01 1 month, 1 week
Culture Day Wednesday, November 03 1 month, 1 week
Labour Thanksgiving Day Tuesday, November 23 2 months
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 3 months
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 3 months, 1 week
Traditional Day Monday, January 10 3 months, 2 weeks
Coming-of-Age Day Thursday, January 13 3 months, 3 weeks
National Foundation Day Friday, February 11 4 months, 2 weeks
The Emperor's Birthday Wednesday, February 23 5 months
The Emperor's Birthday Holiday Thursday, February 24 5 months

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many Japanese Embassies/Consulates are there in Benin?

Japan currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Benin including and Cotonou.

2 - Do Beninese citizens need a visa for Japan?

Beninese citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into Japan. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of Japan in Benin for further instructions.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Japanese embassies in Benin?

The Japanese representative offices in Benin will be closed in observance of the following Beninese and Japanese holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Prophet's Birthday (BJ) Fri, Oct 29, 2021 (1 month)

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