VISA BENIN Application

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Informations to know :
 

  • Visa exemption: Nationals of the following countries do not need visas to enter the territory if stay less than 3 months: South Africa, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, China (except Hong Kong), Congo (Brazzaville), Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Taipei, Chad and Togo. non-exhaustive list may change at any time, contact us for verification.

 

  • Transit: it is possible to stay in transit for 24 hours with the continuation ticket.

 

  •  Children: There must be a complete visa application for each child.
     

o Minors traveling alone: ​​Provide more formalities Tourism: a territory exit permit of 2 parents + copy of the family register

o Minors traveling with one parent: Provide more formalities Tourism: exit permit from the territory of the other parent + copy of the family register

 

 

BUSINESS VISA

  •     VSI purchase order in duplicate
  •     Original passport valid for 6 months from the day the request
  •     Copy of passport identity page (page with the photo only )
  •     1 original color photo (not scanned )
  •     1 original visa application form fully completed
  •     Mission statement of the French company stating the reason and the exact dates of the trip to /
  •     hotel reservation confirmation
  •     ticket ( route round trip )
  •     For foreigners residing in France : Provide in addition a copy of the residence permit
  •     For European citizens not living in France and who have no diplomatic representation in their country , we can also process visa applications via the consulate in Paris. contact@vsi-visa.com contact us for confirmation.

 

 

TOURISM VISA

  • VSI purchase order in duplicate
  • Original passeport valid for 6 months from the request day  
  • Passeport identity page copy (page with the photo only)
  • airline ticket or itinerary round trip travel agency certificate
  • hotel reservation confirmation
  • For foreigners residing in France : Provide in addition a copy of the residence permit
  • For European citizens not living in France and who have no diplomatic representation in their country , we can also process visa applications via the consulate in Paris. contact@vsi-visa.com contact us for confirmation.

 

 

 

CONSULAR PROCESSING TIME

normal delay

3 to 5 open days

 urgent delay

24h (subject)

 

 

 

 consular FEES (visa fee)

 

Business

Tourism

2 entries for 1 to 30 days stay

€70

€50

Multiple entries for 1 to 90 days stay

€90

€80

Benin binational

€20  with consular card ( € 35 without ) - Visa valid for 1 to 90 days

Emergency

+ € 20 extra

 

 

 

 visa VALIDITY

The visa is valid from date to date (according to the dates indicated on the form) for 90-day maximum stay

 

 

 

Embassy - Consular Section

89 rue du Cherche Midi

75006 Paris

Such. : 01.45.00.98.82 / 01.42.22.13.14

Fax: 01.45.01.82.02

www.ambassade-benin.fr

www.consulat-benin.fr

 

Opening hours of the Consulate :

9am to 13pm (deposits)

15h to 17h ( withdrawals)

Home telephone from 14h to 16h

Contact