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    Health Declaration E-Form
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    Tourist visa
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A visa is required for this destination.

All passengers traveling to Benin MUST complete Health declaration form within the 72 hours prior to the flight.

Fill out Benin Tourist E-visa application form online

and provide digital copies of the following documents:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Benin
  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the first three pages of the passport having a period of validity of at least three (03) months from the date of departure for Benin.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the first three pages of the passport having a period of validity of at least three (03) months from the date of departure for Benin.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the first three pages of the passport having a period of validity of at least three (03) months from the date of departure for Benin.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the first three pages of the passport having a period of validity of at least three (03) months from the date of departure for Benin.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Official passport must be valid at least 3 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 1 blank visa page.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State addressed to the \"Embassy of Benin, Washington D.C. \", giving a detailed description of the purpose of travel, the names and addresses of any organizations to be visited, and the dates of the trip. The letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number and should have a statement confirming that the US Embassy in Benin will take full responsibility for the applicant.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders Benin whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter Benin.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information

    Benin Tourist E-visa fees for citizens of United States of America

    Type of visaValidity
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Processing
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    Embassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
    Single entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 30 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    1-2 business days
    Embassy fee:$56.53
    Service fee:$61.05
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$117.58
    $117.58
    Single entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 30 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    1-2 business days
    Embassy fee:$56.53
    Service fee:$71.23
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$127.76
    $127.76
    30 days Single Entry
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 90 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    4 business days
    Embassy fee:$125.00
    Service fee:$139.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$264.00
    $264.00
    Multiple entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 30 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    1-2 business days
    Embassy fee:$84.79
    Service fee:$61.05
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$145.84
    $145.84
    Multiple entry (30 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 30 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    1-2 business days
    Embassy fee:$84.79
    Service fee:$71.23
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$156.02
    $156.02
    Multiple entry (90 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 90 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    1-2 business days
    Embassy fee:$113.06
    Service fee:$61.05
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$174.11
    $174.11
    Multiple entry (90 days stay)
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 90 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    1-2 business days
    Embassy fee:$113.06
    Service fee:$71.23
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$184.29
    $184.29
    90 days Multiple Entry
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 3 years
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    4 business days
    Embassy fee:$0.00
    Service fee:$209.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$209.00
    $209.00
    30 days Multiple Entry
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 3 years
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    4 business days
    Embassy fee:$125.00
    Service fee:$139.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$264.00
    $264.00
    30 days Multiple Entry
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 90 days
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    4 business days
    Embassy fee:$125.00
    Service fee:$139.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$264.00
    $264.00
    30 days Multiple Entry
    Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country. Validity of visa starts from the date of issuance of visa.
    Up to 3 years
    Processing times start on the next business day following submission and serve as indications of processing times under normal circumstances only.
    4 business days
    Embassy fee:$125.00
    Service fee:$209.00
    Tax:$0.00
    Total cost:$334.00
    $334.00
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    Benin COVID-19 travel restrictions

    • Entry is partially open
      It is possible to travel to Benin, however flights are limited and many restrictions are in place domestically. Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport is open, though flight options are limited, and land borders remain closed for leisure travel.
      Prior to arrival restrictions
      Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
      Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
      Negative COVID-19 test. Anyone entering Benin will be required to undergo a health test at the cost of $165 USD. A second test will be conducted 15 days after arrival. All passengers are required to present proof they can pay for these screenings before departing.
      📝Health form is required for all arrivals. All travelers are required to register in advance and complete their health form before departure.
      Upon arrival requirements
      🏠Quarantine. Anyone arriving to Benin will be required to self-quarantine for at least 72 hours, until test results are in. If tested positive, additional quarantine will be required, in a government facility.
      😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
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    500

    We take our job seriously. All passports that are submitted to VisaHQ for processing are covered for up to $500 against any loss or damage. If you choose FedEx when applying online, we will even cover your passport in transit to us and from us to you.

    Your peace of mind is our greatest reward

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