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Emergency services

In case of emergency, dial:

  • police: 117
  • medical assistance: +229 21 30 17 69 or +229 21 30 06 56
  • firefighters: 118

Consular assistance

Canada has no diplomatic or consular presence in Benin. The Embassy of Canada to Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou is responsible for Canadian interests in Benin.

Cotonou - Consulate of Canada
Street AddressHaie Vive, behind Tri-postal and Cotonou airport, BeninPostal AddressP.O. Box 1124, Tri-postal 04 (Cadjehoun), Cotonou, BeninTelephone+229 21 30 21 45 / +229 95 95 11 80Emailjhounton@yahoo.frOffice hoursMonday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ouagadougou - Embassy of Canada
Street Address316 Professeur Ki-Zerbo Street, Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoPostal AddressP.O. Box 548, Ouagadougou, 01, Kadiogo Province, Burkina FasoTelephone+226 25 49 08 00 / +226 25 31 18 94Fax+226 25 49 08 10 / +226 25 31 19 00Emailouaga@international.gc.caInternetwww.burkinafaso.gc.caServicesPassport Services Available

For emergency consular assistance, call the Embassy of Canada to Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou and follow the instructions. At any time, you may also contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa.

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