Inssuance of civil status documents

ISSUANCE OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • copy of father’s or mother’s consular card ;
  • acknowledgement of birth issued by the hospital where delivery occurs;
  • DKK  200 for issuance fees ;
  • additional DKK 100 for shipping fees by registered mail.

Request to issue the birth certificate must be submitted within ten (10) days from the delivery. After this deadline, a non-entry certificate is issued by the Embassy for the payment of an amount of DKK 100.

Birth certificate issuance fees may be paid in cash, by cheque or by bank transfer. 

Please find below the details of the Embassy’s bank account: 

Bank:
Danske Bank
Holmens Kanal 2-12
DK-1092 Copenhagen K
Denmark

Account holder: Embassy of Benin
Code: 4001
Account: 4001 967 789
SWIFT: DABADKKK
IBAN: DK70 3000 4001 967 789.

In case of bank transfer, related charges are borne by the applicant and are roughly DKK 50 for the current year. Such charges may change.

Processing time is seventy-two (72) hours (working days) after reception of all required documents or information.  

For further information, please feel free to contact the Embassy.