Benin eVisa FAQ’s

Benin is a country that requires an eVisa prior to entering the country. This process can feel overwhelming, so we've compiled a list of the most common questions around the Benin Evisa.

How do I get an Benin Evisa?

A Benin evisa can be obtained by using a trusted visa service like ours to guide you through the process, review documents and apply on your behalf..  Learn more about our Benin evisa services.

What is an Benin evisa?

A Benin evisa is a travel document that is usually produced as an electronic visa and is electronically linked to your passport via a database. It is required before you depart to Benin and generally is suggested to apply at least a month prior to your trip.

What types of Benin visas are there?

A Benin visa can be used for several types of travel.

Tourist Evisas are single entry and multiple entry evisas and allow for a stay of 30-90 days and are valid for 30-90 days depending on the visa you choose..  You'll generally need to simply provide a passport copy for your visa.

Business Evisas are also valid for 30-90 days and are also available as single or multiple entry.  You'll typically need to provide your passport information page copy and that's all that is needed.

Who is eligible for an Benin evisa?

All foreign nationals require a visa to Benin except African countries who may enter and stay up to 90 days.

How long is an Benin visa valid for?

The Benin evisa is typically valid for 30 to 90 days depending upon the visa you paid for.

How long does it take to get an Benin visa?

Evisas take 1-2 business days depending on the type of visa.  Check our Benin visa requirements for more details.

How much does an Benin visa cost?

The Embassy fee or application fee starts at $65 and goes up to $125 and goes up depending upon the visa type.  If you use a service like ours, a service fee applies as an additional cost to handle the process on your behalf.  Check here fo the latest Benin visa fees.

Once in Benin, how long can I visit?

Once you enter the country, you can stay for a maximum of 30-90 days per visit depending on the visa you have.

What activities can I do in Benin with a visa?

A Benin evisa for tourist and business purposes. You are not allowed to take on paid employment with this visa, unless you applied for a work visa. You can attend conferences, business meetings, and tourist activities.

What are the documents required to apply for an Benin evisa?

To apply for an Benin visa, you simply must have a copy of your passport information page.

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