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Tourist Visa  |  Benin


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for six months on exit 

::    Two blank visa pages in passport

::    One recent passport photograph

The photograph must be glued, NOT stapled, to the application form.

::    Completed application form

::    Proof of residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

::    Original yellow fever vaccination certificate




You may be able to obtain a visa on arrival in Benin, valid for a maximum stay of 8 days. However, a fee is still payable and there is no guarantee of entry. We therefore strongly advise applicants to obtain a visa before travelling.




Additional Information


Citizens of Haiti and all African countries do not require a visa to visit Benin for up to 90 days. Citizens of Hong Kong are visa exempt for visits up to 14 days.

Applicants are advised to apply for their visa no more than three weeks before planned date of travel.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(from 1 working day)

Single entry visa (15 days): £60

Single entry visa (30 days): £70

Single entry visa (90 days): £90

Double entry visa (30 days): £80

Double entry visa (90 days): £100

Multiple entry visa (180 days): £120

Handling fee: £80



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