How to Get a Business Visa for Benin

Benin Business Visa

Benin Business Visa

Visa required for U.S. citizens:  Yes, you also need to carry the WHO Yellow Card (“Carte Jaune”) indicating that you have been vaccinated for yellow fever.

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens:  Visas are required by EVERYONE EXCEPT the following nationalities: Algeria, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Côte D’Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Taiwan, and Togo.

Find Your Closest Consulate

If you’re outside of the U.S.: Click here.

If you’re inside the U.S.:
There is 1 consulate to process visas for Americans in the United States.  Their address is as follows:

Embassy of Benin
2124 Kalorama Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Gather the Required Documents

The official list if you are applying in the U.S. and are a U.S. citizen is here. If you are a non-U.S. citizen, the requirements are here.

Visa Fee (if you are applying within the United States)
  • Fee U.S. passport holders as stated here.
  • Fee for non-U.S. passport holders as stated here.
Submit your materials from Step 2 with the visa fee you got in Step 3 to the consulate you found in Step 1.
  • Processing time is around 3 business days.
Congratulations! The embassy/consulate will mail you your passport with visa

For U.S. passport holders, the visa will be valid for up to 36 months for single or multiple entries.

For non-U.S. passport holders, check here.

Check vaccination requirements

You can check your vaccination requirements for Benin here at the CDC.

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