Benin Visa at the Airport

Benin Visa at the Airport
iVisa | Updated on Oct 09, 2019

Once you purchase your Benin e-Visa, print it out to present it to Immigration at the airport in Benin. If you are going to be traveling to Benin, you will most likely need to purchase a Benin e-Visa. The policies for a Benin visa include; having a valid passport, showing you can pay for yourself while in Benin, an onward travel ticket, and a payment method to purchase your visa.

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The e-Visa for Benin is good for tourism, business, and transit purposes, and you can stay for up to 90 days depending on which visa you select. Getting an e-Visa is an excellent way to skip the embassy or consulate and, instead, get your visa for Benin online. Be sure to print out your e-Visa once it is emailed to you and bring it with you on your arrival into Benin.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Benin e-Visa

Can I get an e-Visa for Benin?

For those going for business, tourism, or to visit family, yes, you can obtain a Benin e-Visa quickly. Citizens of African countries do not need a visa to enter Benin (for up to 90 days).

How long will it take to process my Benin e-Visa application?

We have three Benin e-Visas and three different processing times.

Processing Time 30-day, Single 30-day, Multiple 90-day, Single
Standard 5 days 5 days 5 days
Rush 72 hours 72 hours 72 hours
Super Rush 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours

What is the cost of a Benin e-Visa?

The cost of your online Benin visa depends on which visa you choose and which processing time.

Processing Time 30-day, Single 30-day, Multiple 90-day, Single
Standard USD 80.00 USD 105.00 USD 135.00
Rush USD 100.00 USD 125.00 USD 155.00
Super Rush USD 120.00 USD 145.00 USD 175.00

How many entries do I get with a Benin e-Visa?

It depends on which visa you choose:

  • The 30-day, single entry visa allows you Single Entry into Benin.
  • The 30-day, multiple entry visa allows you Multiple Entry into Benin.
  • The 90-day, single entry visa allows you Multiple Entry into Benin.

When will my Benin e-Visa expire?

From the date your application is approved, your [Benin e-Visa] will expire in:

  • 30 days after arrival if you purchase the 30-day, single entry visa.
  • 30 days after arrival if you purchase the 30-day, multiple entry visa.
  • 90 days after arrival if you purchase the 90-day, single entry visa.

How long can I stay in Benin with my e-Visa?

From the date you arrive in Benin, your e-Visa will allow you to stay in the country for:

  • 30 days Per Entry if you purchase the 30-day, single entry visa.
  • 30 days Total if you purchase the 30-day, multiple entry visa.
  • 90 days Total if you purchase the 90-day, single entry visa.

What do I need to apply for a visa for Benin online?

For non-nationals of Benin who need an e-Visa to go to Benin, you will need the following documents:

  • Valid Passport - Your government-issued passport must be suitable for up to 6 months from your date of arrival in Benin.
  • Onward Ticket - Be sure to have proof that you will be leaving Benin before your visa expires.
  • Proof of Sustainability - You will need to show proof that you can financially sustain yourself while you are in Benin.
  • Payment Method - Have your credit or debit card ready to pay for the application process. We also accept PayPal.

Online e-Visa for Benin for Tourism and Business

We are excited that governments like Benin are beginning to issue e-Visas through online applications. Let iVisa handle the trouble of dealing with bureaucracy while you plan the rest of your trip to Benin.

We are always here to help. If you have further questions, email, or chat with us. Have a safe trip to Benin!

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