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Content updated, November 2022
Travel to Benin with an eVisa! Apply with iVisa
If you are planning a trip to Benin, your first task will be assured you have the right travel documents to enter the country.
You will find everything you need to know about the Benin eVisa and entering this country for tourism purposes, so you can enjoy their diverse culture.
Keep reading to find out how to apply for this travel document online using a quick, hassle-free, and completely digital application form.
What is the Benin e-Visa?
The Benin e-Visa is an electronic visa that allows you to visit and stay in Benin to do tourist or business activities.
There are two types of Benin eVisas:
The single-entry eVisa with a validity period of 30 days.
The multiple-entry eVisa with a validity period that goes from 30 to 90 days.
The validity period starts upon arrival and allows applicants to stay for no longer than the time granted on their eVisa.
Luckily iVisa offers you any of these eVisas!
If you are ready to get started for your trip to Benin, apply for your eVisa here.
Who can apply for the Benin eVisa?
Citizens of most countries will have the chance to apply for the Benin e-Visa except citizens from African countries, since they can visit Benin without the e-Visa for up to three months.
How can I apply for a Benin eVisa online?
iVisa has a very easy online application process with a few steps you need to follow. It will take you less than 15 minutes!
Step 1 - Complete the eVisa application form. You need to enter your personal information, passport, travel details, and email address.
Step 2 - Confirm payment for your visa to Benin. You can pay with either a credit/debit card or PayPal. Travelers must pay a small processing fee to submit their visa application.
Step 3 - Receive your approved visa to Benin. After confirming payment, the visa for Benin is processed.
After you submit the application form, we will send you an email with your Benin e-Visa. You will have to print and show it to the immigration authorities when you arrive.
What are the prices and processing times to apply for the Benin e-Visa?
The prices and processing times depend on the validity period and number of entries from your desired visa:
Multiple Entry 30 days after arrival visa: USD $60.00
Multiple Entry, 30 days after arrival visa: USD $60.00
Multiple Entry 30 days after arrival visa: USD $60.00
Additionally a service fee is added depending on the desired processing time:
Standard processing: USD $67.99
Rush processing: USD $123.99
Super rush processing:USD $191.99
Benefits of getting your Benin eVisa with iVisa
Application 100% Government Compliant: Our iVisa team will review each one of the answers you give on the form and adjust them to be 100% compliant with the government requirements.
Simplified Form: While on the Embassy website, you will have to answer 150 confusing and tedious questions, at iVisa, you will only have to answer a 50% shorter form with clear questions. It will be like filling out a short survey.
Fill out the form at your own pace: With the iVisa platform, you can fill out the form at your own pace, make changes whenever you want, and save your progress, so you do not have to start from scratch, unlike the embassy website which cuts you off from their website every time you take a break.
iVisa values your safety. That is why we have a solid security system to protect your personal information. We recommend you go over to our reviews section and read what our past customers have said about our services. We’re sure you’ll find them to your liking.
Where can I learn more?
You can always reach out to our outstanding customer support team. They are available every day of the year, to answer any questions you might have about this or any other travel documents. They are incredibly helpful and experts in processing visas. They will be available for you 24/7!
Required Documents to Apply
- A valid passport. It needs to be valid for at least 6 months from your date of arrival.
The Benin eVisa is a Multiple Entry or Multiple Entry visa that is valid for 30 days after arrival to 30 days after arrival, depending on the requested visa type.
The validity period of the Benin eVisa starts upon arrival and allows applicants to stay for no longer than the time granted.
You can apply for a Benin eVisa if the purpose of your trip is tourism, business, or transit through Benin.
To apply for this eVisa, your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months from your date of arrival in Benin and it should have at least one page available for stamping.
You will have to demonstrate that you can cover all your expenses in Benin, and provide evidence of a return flight.
Keep in mind that having a Benin eVisa does not provide an automatic right of entry into the country. The immigration officer at the port of entry may refuse your entry if you are unable to fulfill the immigration requirements.
My application couldn't be completed due to an error. What now?
What can I do if my Benin e-Visa application has been canceled or rejected?
It is a requirement for tourists intending to travel to Benin to get the Benin e-Visa and apply for a Health Form. This might not be common knowledge among travelers and could represent an issue when entering the country.
Another common mistake is submitting incomplete or inaccurate information, including typos or invalid characters. Applying with iVisa will help you avoid such mistakes since we ensure all the documents you submit are complete and the information is accurate.
Do I need an e-Visa if I'm only transiting through Benin?
Can I cancel my visa application?
My passport expires soon, and I'm going to apply for a new one before I travel. Can I already apply for an e-visa?
Will an e-visa guarantee entry to Benin?
Can I apply for a visa for several people at the same time?
How do processing times work?
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