Embassy in Cotonou

British Community Liaison Officer

Officially, British Nationals must deal with the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos (Nigeria). However, the Community Liaison Officer for the British community in Benin, based at the English International Schoo…
Tourist Information in Abomey

Office du Tourisme d'Abomey

Has some interesting brochures and can provide information about Abomey's main sights. It also keeps a list of accredited guides (some of whom speak English) and can arrange guided tours.
Tourist Information in Ouidah

Ouidah Tourisme

Has various brochures and can arrange cultural tours. Ask for Modeste Zinsou. Near the post office.
Bank in Cotonou

Banque Atlantique

Has a MasterCard and Visa ATM, but it was not functioning at the time of research.
Hospital in Cotonou

Polyclinique les Cocotiers

A private clinic at Carrefour de Cadjéhoun; also has a dentist.
Bank in Cotonou

Trinity Forex

Changes US dollars, euros, Swiss francs and British pounds.
Telephone in Cotonou

Telecom (OPT) Building

You can make overseas telephone calls and send faxes.
Internet in Cotonou

Star Navigation

The fastest internet connection we found in Benin.
Bank in Natitingou


Changes cash and has one ATM (Visa only).
Bank in Natitingou

Financial Bank

Has one ATM (Visa only).