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



We inform you that the Consulate General of Benin no longer issues visas

You must now apply for eVisa, Vsi can do this for you just send us your documents by email to the following address




If you want VSI to take charge of obtaining your e-visa, just send us by email to or by simple mail the following documents :

  •     hotel reservation confirmation
  •     flight ticket


  •     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 us for confirmation.



Apply for a 90-day business visa and extend the on-site visa with the Immigration Service.



 consular FEES (visa fee)

Single entry for 1 to 30 days stay

€ 55

Multiple entries for 1 to 90 days stay

€ 75

Multiple entries up to 90 days stay

€ 100





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

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Opening hours of the Consulate :

9am to 13pm (deposits)

15h to 17h ( withdrawals)

Home telephone from 14h to 16h