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BENIN VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Benin: Benin

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Benin for stays of up to 90 days: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d'ivoire, Congo DR, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe.  

  BENIN visa service & travel information

General Information

Our service charge includes checking your documents, lodging at the embassy, collecting your visa when ready and preparing to return the passport to you. All Travcour UK Ltd prices are inclusive of vat.

BENIN visas take 1 working day to issue in the embassy & is valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

Visa requirements

To see what visa application requirements are needed when applying for a visa, please download the correct visa application form (on the left) which applies to the type of journey you will be undertaking.

Application Fees

Visa type

Visa fee

Service charge

Total to pay

Tourist/ business 90 day single entry Benin visa

£90.00

£50.00

£140.00

Tourist/ business 90 day triple entry Benin visa

£110.00

£50.00

£160.00

Tourist/business 30 day single entry Benin visa

£70.00

£50.00

£120.00

Tourist/business 15 day single entry Benin visa

£60.00

£50.00

£110.00

Tourist/ business 30 day double entry Benin visa

 £80.00 £50.00  £130.00 

Tourist/ business 90 day double entry Benin visa

£100.00

£50.00

£150.00

BENIN VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Benin: Benin

 

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Benin for stays of up to 90 days: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cote d'ivoire, Congo DR, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe.

BENIN TRANSIT VISAS:

Benin transit visas are required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to a third country within 24 hours without leaving the airport, provided holding confirmed tickets & documentation

BENIN HEALTH:

(Compulsory vaccinations:) Yellow fever certificate required by all. It is also recommended that travellers making 3 or more visits per year, stays of more than 3 months in a rural area, high-risk occupational groups & backpackers staying more than 1 month have the following up to date immunisations: Cholera, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, meningitis, polio, TB, tetanus & typhoid. Malaria exists all year throughout the country

BENIN WEATHER:

Conditions & temperatures vary from north to south. The south has two rainy & two dry seasons, hot & dry between Nov-Feb & again in Aug, rainy between Mar-Jul & Sep-Oct. The north has more extreme temperatures, very hot & dry between Nov-Jun, cooler & very wet between Jul-Oct.

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR BENIN:

Location of Benin: West Africa
Local Time in Benin: GMT+1
Capital City of Benin: Porto Novo
Population of Benin: 8 million
Language(s) spoken in Benin: French, many local languages, some English
Dialling Code for Benin: 229
Emergency numbers in Benin:
Driving in Benin: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit required
Electricity in Benin: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Benin: CFA Franc (XOF 1 = 100 Centimes)
Notes: XOF: 500, 1,000, 2,500, 5,000, 10,000
Coins: XOF: 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards are accepted on a limited basis
Opening Hours in Benin:
Bank: 0800-1100 & 1500-1700 Mon-Fri
Office: 0800-1230 & 1500-1830 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0900-1300 & 1600-1900 Mon-Sat
Hints for Benin: Business is conducted in French, very few executives speak English. Care should be taken to respect Voodoo and other local religious conventions
Tipping in Benin: Around 10% in hotels & restaurants
Import Allowances for Benin: Tobacco and alcoholic beverages for persons of 15 years of age or older:
200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 250gr of tobacco
1 bottle of wine and 1 spirits
500ml of toilet water and 250ml of perfume
Prohibited/Restricted in Benin: Weapons

Airports in Benin:

Cotonou Cadjehoun (COO)

 
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