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In April 2018, Benin's Ministry of Foreign Affairs introduced electronic visas for citizens around the world. This e-Visa allows travelers to enter the country for touristic purposes and enables them to stay in Benin for up to 90 days. The Benin e-Visa application process is very simple and 100% online. Once the application is submitted and accepted, the applicant will receive authorization to be shown to the immigration officers upon arrival. Yes, it’s that simple.
The e-Visa system is an online method of applying for visas from anywhere in the world. Travelers are now enabled to apply and pay quickly over the internet at any time, from any location.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Benin eVisa is an official travel document needed by foreigners to visit Benin for tourist purposes .
We require the following to submit your application:
We require the following to submit your application:
A current valid travel Document/Passport.
A credit/debit card or a Paypal account.
It depends on the length of validity and number of entries desired for your visa:
Single entry, 30 day validity visa: USD 60.00
Multiple entries, 30 day validity visa: USD 85.00
Multiple entries, 90 day validity visa: USD 115.00
Additionally a service fee is added depending on the desired processing time:
Standard processing: USD 20.00
Rush processing: USD 40.00
Super rush processing:USD 60.00
It depends on the processing time you choose. We offer three options:
Standard Processing: 7 business days
Rush Processing: 5 business days
Super Rush Processing: 3 business days
It depends on the type of visa you choose to apply for:
30 days (single entry or multiple entry)
90 days (multiple entry).
The validity starts upon the date of arrival. You have to leave Benin within the validity period.
Your travel document has to be valid for at least 6 months since the date of arrival into Benin, and have at least one blank page for stamping.
Citizens from all countries can apply for the Benin eVisa, as long as their reason for travel is family, tourism or business. Citizens from all African countries are allowed to enter the Benin without a visa for stays of up to 90 days. Hong Kong citizens are exempt of visa requirements for 14 days only.
We recommend travellers to apply at least 7 business days prior to their trip to Benin. For any application made with less than 7 days lead time, iVisa takes no responsibility for rejected visas or delayed responses
NO. Possession of an eVisa for Benin does not provide automatic right of entry into the country. The Immigration Officer at the port of entry may refuse entry to any person, if they consider that a person is unable to fulfil the immigration requirements or that such person's presence in Benin would be contrary to national interests or security.
Upon arrival in Benin, you need to present your passport along with your Benin e-Visa, which should be printed.
With an ever growing tourism industry and colorful architecture, Benin is a wonder waiting to be discovered, you will definitely want to be the first of your friends to check this historic nation and post it on Instagram.
An e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within a certain country. The e-Visa is an alternative to visas issued at the ports of entry or visiting an embassy/consulate to obtain traditional paper visas. e-Visas are linked electronically to the traveler's passport.
Our service starts with information. You can use our up-to-date visa requirements tool to search if you need a travel visa. It's as simple as telling us where you are from and where you are going. Based on this information we will tell you how much the visa costs, the number of entries, the start date and give you an action step such as applying directly on our site!
It depends on the country issuing the visa. For many countries such as Australia ETA and Turkey e-Visa, the process can be done in 15 minutes through our rush service. For other countries such as the India tourist Visa, the process usually takes 24 hours. The exact time can be found on each application form. What we guarantee is that your application with iVisa will be the fastest way to apply anywhere.
The documents must be printed on a sheet of blank A4 white paper. Double-side or reduced printing will not be accepted.
We help you get your travel visa in the simplest and fastest way possible. Through easy-to-use online application forms and world-class 24/7 customer service, we make the whole visa process quick and simple! We also use best practices when it comes to protecting your data and credit card.
iVisa offers two types of Visa: Electronic visas (e-Visas) and traditional paper visas, based on your destination. In addition, we also offer the following services/documents that are required by certain countries: ETA (electronic travel authorization), Tourist Cards, Visa on Arrival pre-registration/approval form, Tourist Invitation Letters, and Embassy Registration service.
- Select the country to which you are requesting the visa
- Select the type of visa and read the instructions carefully.
- Select Apply Now
- Fill in the application form
- Pay using a Visa Card, Mastercard or other debit card.
- Await approval via email, then download and print the e-Visa from your account.
- Present your printed e-Visa to the immigration officer at the port of entry.
Please note most countries offer the ability to process a travel visa without a service fee. The main reason we process thousands of travel visas per month is we save you time and frustration. Our service includes an easy to use website and application form. It is much easier to process your application with us especially for mobile users and large groups. We send all of our clients the visa days before travel. This is especially helpful for those passengers who purchase the visa months in advance. We also have a 24-hour customer service with professionals that are based in the United States and speak English. We accept multi-currencies and our website can be translated into over 20 languages. We believe our fee is worth your time and sanity but please note all governments do have their own "free" service.
If you have already applied on our site, please log in to your account and look for your order/application. An account is generated for you automatically after payment is received. Click the link in your confirmation email to set up a password or visit the log in page to set up the password and enter the account. Please note in most cases your visa will be delivered to you via email and can be found in your account after logging in.
If your visa application is not approved by the government agency, we will provide a full refund of all service fees under our approval guarantee. We cannot refund the visa fee (if applicable) since this is a third party fee that is paid directly to the government agency. If a mistake is made on your application, we will process your visa again at no cost. Please note refunds are credited back to the same credit card used.
If we have not processed your visa, we can make changes without a problem. We do check your information for mistakes as well. If you have already processed your visa, If we have submitted your application to the appropriate government agencies, some will allow to make changes, while others do not. Please contact us immediately (preferably through chat) if you notice an error on your application.
Some countries may require proof of yellow fever vaccination if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. You can see more info here: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list It's the passenger´s own responsibility to verify these regulations before traveling to the chosen country.
In order to download your invoice, please log in to your account and download it directly from there.
You may reprint the e-Visa in your email account. Alternatively, you may retrieve and reprint the e-Visa by using your iVisa account.
Yes. The iVisa system does not retain your credit card information after the transaction is processed.
All visas grant travelers the permission to travel to a country's port of entry. Whether you are granted entry or not will be at the discretion of the Immigration Officer at the entry point.
If your visa application has not been submitted for processing you will receive a full refund. However, if your application has been submitted, then we will not be able to provide a refund.
When the visa has to be shipped to you, the processing times do not include this shipping time. It is from when we receive your application to obtaining the approval. Most visas (e-Visas) are sent via email upon approval so shipping times will not apply.
No, we are not affiliated with any government agencies. We are a private company that specializes in processing travel visas for travelers worldwide.
Unfortunately, we are not able to, since the government agencies do not inform us of the reason(s) behind the decisions.
If your visa is not approved, we advise that you contact the nearest embassy/consulate for more information on what your options are.
We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, and PayPal.
All citizens from these territories applying through our website will have their application processed with the nationality/citizenship specified in their passport. As an example, a traveler from Puerto Rico will have their request processed as USA nationality. This does not apply to the travelers under the BOTC (British Overseas Territories Citizen) category according to the British Overseas Territories Act of 2002.