Japan Embassy and Consulates in Benin
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of Japan may close on the following Beninese and Japanese holidays in 2021/2022:
|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|
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)
Time in Japan vs Benin
Tokyo, Japan time is 8:00 hours ahead of Porto Novo, Benin