The fastest, cheapest and easiest way to obtain a visa for Benin

Location : West Africa

Capital : Porto Novo

Time : GMT+1

Represented in London

Passports have to be valid for SIX months beyond intended stay

Do I need a visa to visit Benin?

British Citizens : require a visa.

A visa is Required : by nationals of all countries other than as stated below.

A visa is Not Required by nationals of: Algeria Burkina Faso Central African Rep Congo Cuba Romania

A visa is Not Required for a stay of up to 90 days by nationals of: Cape Verde Cote d’ivore Denmark Gambia Germany Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bassau Liberia Mali Mauritania Niger Nigeria Senagal Sierra-Leone Togo

The above information is updated when we are notified of a change in immigration regulations.

Visa Information for Benin
ClassificationTourist visa ~ Business visa
RequirementsPlease refer to the classification relevant to your application
Processing TimeOrders received by 4.30pm will normally secure next day lodgement.
Same day lodgements are always available by arrangement.
Completed orders are normally dispatched on the same day they are collected from the embassy.
Time in embassy
Normal1 Hour
FormsCan be downloaded here
If Referredas advised by the embassy
Validity of visaat the discretion of the embassy
Length of stayat the discretion of immigration control
Tourist or Business
15 day stay
Single entry£60
Double entry£70
Triple entryN/A
30 day stay
Single entryN/A
Double entry£80
Triple entryN/A
90 day stay
Single entry£90
Double entry£100
Triple entry£120
Some embassies will only accept postal orders in payment of their fees and costs for poundage are then incurred. On certain applications and for some nationalities the embassy add an additional fee, which is charged at cost. The embassy fee may differ from and be higher or lower than that expected above and is charged at cost.
The above information is updated when we are notified of a change in visa information or fees for Benin Last update 22nd August 2019