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  • Jaromir Novy

    There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

InterNations – Connecting Dutch living in Benin

Are you looking for fellow Dutch in Benin? Do you need advice and tips from your Dutch countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Dutch expats to discover attractions like the baobab-dotted savannas together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Benin or still residing at home in Netherlands to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Benin provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of Dutch expats in Benin, hailing from all across Netherlands - from Rotterdam, over The Hague to Amsterdam.

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    From Netherlands, living in Cotonou
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    From Netherlands, living in Cotonou
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    From Netherlands, living in Cotonou
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    From Netherlands, living in Cotonou
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    From Netherlands, living in Cotonou

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Dutch expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Dutch in our Benin expat forums.

  • travail a Cotonou
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    Jan 20, 9:32 AM

    Dear Jeremi, The best thing you can do is to get some days off in Cotonou and submit with Nederland Embassy or Internationals Organisations . you can make it that way. Good luck Vince london

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Receive Information and Tips about Benin from Dutch Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Benin is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Dutch compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Beninese culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Dutch in Benin, living in Porto-Novo, Malanville, Cotonou and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofDutch in Cotonou.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for Dutch food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the Dutch InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Netherlands in Benin.
  • Receive and share advice in our Benin Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for stamppot in Porto-Novo...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Benin to find institutions like the nearest Dutch embassy and many others.

From the baobab-dotted savannas to the northern "Reserve du W du Niger", we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Dutch expats in Benin.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Dutch in Benin

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Benin. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Beninese kuli-kuli, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Porto-Novo's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the Royal Palaces at Abomey, the Afro-Brazilian Museé da Silva in the capital, and other impressive landmarks across Benin.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from Netherlands and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Goededag from our Dutch living in Benin!

  • Jaromir Novy

    There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

  • Jessica Johnson-Hanevolt

    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.

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