Living in Benin | from Czech Republic
"There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations! "
Living in Benin | from USA
"Before I came here as an expat, I only knew Benin as home of actor Djimon Honsou. But now Cotonou & InterNations is my home too. "
InterNations - a trusted Network for British in Benin
- Join our community and get to know members of Benin’s vibrant expat community
- Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Beninese expat living
- Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Porto-Novo, Malanville and many other regions
Meet British Expatriates in Benin!
InterNations – Uniting British living in Benin
Would you like to get in touch with other British in Benin? Are you in need of help and advice from your British compatriots? Or would you like to join other British expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the Royal Palaces at Abomey?
Whether you have settled as an expat in Benin or are still living in the United Kingdom to plan your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Benin offers everything you require: Established in 2007, our trusted community has soon become the platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of British expats in Benin, coming from all over the UK - from Yorkshire over Cornwall to the Scottish Lowlands.
Fellow Brits in Benin
Find tips and advice on Benin from British Expats
Of course, expat living in Benin is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow British is an essential part of expat life and becoming accustomed to the Beninese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other British in Benin, residing in Porto-Novo, Cotonou, Malanville and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of British in Cotonou.
If you ever wish to have a chat in your British native language, discover where to shop for British food or discuss the Esher RFC's latest match, become a member of the Beninese InterNations Community:
- Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the UK or English-speaking expatriates in Benin.
- Obtain and share insider tips in our Benin Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a English-speaking babysitter for your children or where to buy HP sauce, baked beans and Cadbury eggs in Porto-Novo.
- Search the InterNations Expat Guide for Benin to get information on the local British Council office or the nearest British consulate.
From the baobab-dotted savannas to the northern "Reserve du W du Niger", we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly British expats in Benin.
Join our expat activities and mingle with fellow British in Benin
Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Benin. Our get-togethers include diverse interests and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Beninese kuli-kuli, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Porto-Novo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the Afro-Brazilian Museé da Silva in the capital as well as other beautiful landmarks in Benin.
Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the UK and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just send us your membership application and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Welcome from our British living in Benin!