Benin Visa

Benin Visa

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 Visa Information for the Benin

Visa Note & Fees

 Work Permit Visa

Benin doesn’t issue work permit visa.

Transit Visa

Benin doesn’t issue transit visa.

Seamen Visa

  • The Applicant must possess a passport valid for at least 3 months beyond the date of expiry of the visa.
  • Copy of the Passport.
  • Two visa forms (photocopy is allowed).
  • Two recent passport-size photographs.
  • A covering letter from the Applicant.
  • List of countries visited in the last 6 months.
  • Original invitation letter from Benin.
  • International certificate of vaccination (yellow fever vaccination certificate) is to be attached.
  • Proof of funds covering duration of stay or bank account statements.
  • A confirmed onward / return air ticket.
  • A No-Objection Certificate from the Employer (if applicable).
  • Onward Country visa or a sponsorship letter from Benin.
  • Copy of complete file.
  • Some cases are referred to Benin, for which the Embassy charges around INR 800 for courier. Approval can take 10-15 days.
  • Visa is issued for a maximum stay of 15 days, with single entry and is valid for 90 days.
  • If required, the visa can be extended by the Immigration Department in Benin.
  • Processing time is 2 to 3 working days.
  • Visa Fee – Rs. 7000

Tourist Visa

  • The Applicant should have a passport valid for at least 3 months beyond the date of expiry of the visa.
  • Copy of the Passport.
  • Two visa forms (photocopy is allowed).
  • Two recent passport-size photographs.
  • A Covering letter from the Applicant.
  • List of countries visited in the last 6 months.
  • Original invitation letter from Benin.
  • International certificate of vaccination (yellow fever vaccination certificate) should be attached.
  • Proof of funds covering duration of stay or bank account statements.
  • Confirmed hotel booking or sponsoring letter (for tourists)
  • A confirmed onward / return air ticket.
  • A No-Objection Certificate from the Employer (if applicable).
  • Onward Country visa or a sponsorship letter from Benin.
  • Copy of complete file.
  • Some cases are referred to Benin, for which the Embassy charges approximately INR 800 for courier. Approval can take 10-15 days.
  • Visa is issued for a maximum stay of 15 days with single entry and is valid for 90 days.
  • If required, the visa can be extended by the Immigration Department in Benin.
  • Processing time is 2 to 3 working days.
  • Visa fee – Rs. 7000

Business Visa

  • The Applicant must have a passport valid for at least 3 months ahead of the date of expiry of the visa.
  • Attach a copy of the passport.
  • Two visa forms (photocopy is permitted).
  • Two recent passport-size photographs.
  • A covering letter from the Applicant.
  • List of countries visited in the last 6 months.
  • Original invitation letter from Benin.
  • International certificate of vaccination (yellow fever vaccination certificate) is required.
  • Proof of funds covering duration of stay or bank account statements.
  • A confirmed onward/ return air ticket.
  • A No-Objection Certificate from the Employer (if applicable).
  • Onward Country visa or a sponsorship letter from Benin.
  • Copy of complete file.
  • Some cases are referred to Benin, for which the Embassy charges around INR 800 for courier. The approval can take duration 10-15 days.
  • Visa is issued for a maximum stay of 15 days, with single entry and is valid for 90 days.
  • If required, the visa can be extended by the Immigration Department in Benin.
  • Processing time is 2 to 3 working days.
  • Visa Fee – Rs. 10000

Facts to Know About Benin

Name: Republic of Benin

Location: West Africa

Time: IST (-) 4 1/2 hrs

Capital: Porto Novo

Language: French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)

Area: 112,622 sq km

National Day: 1 August (Independence Day)

Currency: West African CFA Franc (XOF) 1 = INR 0.12

Climate: The south portion of Benin experiences an equatorial climate with four seasons. The climate remains hot and dry during January to April and during August, with rainy seasons through May to July and September to December. The north offers extreme temperatures, hot and dry from November and June, and cooler and very wet during the months of July and October.

Holidays: 1 Jan – New Years Day, 3 Jan – Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad), 10 Jan – Traditional Day, 6 Apr – Easter Monday, 1 May – Labour Day, 14 May – Ascension Day, 25 May – Whit Monday, 18 Jul – Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), 1 Aug – Independence Day, 15 Aug – Assumption, 23 Sep – Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice), 26 Oct – Armed Forces Day, 1 Nov – All Saints Day, 30 Nov – National Day, 25 Dec – Christmas Day.

Airline Name: Air Afrique RK

International Airports: Cotonou Cadjehoun

Diplomatic Representation

New Delhi

Name: Embassy of the Republic of Benin

Address: K-26, Jangpura Extension

City: New Delhi – 110 014

Country: India

Telephone: 011- 4307 4470

Fax: 011- 4307 4472

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1730 hrs

Visa Timings: 1000 to 1700 hrs

Email: ambabenindelhi@yahoo.fr

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All Passports are processed in New Delhi only.

Collection Timings: 1000 to 1700 hrs

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