Russian Embassy in Cotonou

Russian Embassy in Cotonou, Benin
Zone Residentielle Rue 241, Avenue de la Marina, Face Hôtel du Port, B.P. 2013, Cotonou, Benin,

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Contact No. - (+229) 21-31-28-34, (+229) 21-31-68-13 (Consular section)

Fax - (+229) 21-31-28-35,

Email -,

Website -

Head of Mission: Mr Oleg Kovalchuk, Ambassador

The interests and policies of the president of Russia and Benin are represented by the Russian Embassy in Cotonou, headed by the ambassador. The Russian Embassy in Cotonou preserve and protect the relationship, and be a point of contact between Russia and Benin. The Russia Embassy has officers for economic, management, political, public diplomacy and consular roles.

Always call to book an appointment before visiting the Embassy or the Consulate of Russia in Benin. Your enquiries or requests may not be responded to if you do not call to book an appointment during the official operation hours prior to the visit. However, Russian appointments may be prioritized by the Embassy and Consulate and they may respond to emergencies associated with their stay in Benin. On Benin and Russian holidays, the Embassy and Consulate offices are closed.

Embassy and Consular Services
The Russia Embassy through the economic, management, public and public diplomacy offices work with the government of Benin to negotiate trade laws, manage Russia properties, monitor political trends, and build mutual support and understanding for Russia policies. The Russia Consulate undertakes activities serving to protect Benin citizens in Benin, as well as issuing Russian nationals new passports when the previous one expires, get stolen or lost. The consulate also issues visas to non-Russian citizens who wish to travel for holiday, work, study or live in Russia. To check the type of visas that will be suitable for your travel, Russia Visa.

Travel Health Insurance
A travel medical insurance protects in the event of an illness or injury in the course of traveling out of Benin. Travel insurance certificate is one of the requirements for granting non-Russian visas to Russia. Get a quote for travel insurance with wide coverage Travel insurance quote.

Coronavirus Pandemic
The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has affected the operation of businesses and offices throughout the world, most are now operating at suboptimal level. It is important to place a call to the Embassy or Consular office before visiting in order to be sure about services currently in operation.

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