Directorate of Emigration and Immigration of the Republic of Benin is responsible for issuing visas.
How can I pay the fee for Benin E-visa?
You can pay the fee online by credit card (Visa and Mastercard).
What is the validity of Benin E-visa?
The validity of Benin E-visa will be the one you choose in your request: 30 days or 90 days.
When should I apply for Benin E-visa?
You can apply for Benin E-visa 7 days before your entry date to Benin. However, it is not possible to request for E-visa more than 90 days before your entry date to Benin.
How to choose the right E-visa?
The information is available on the website of Directorate of Emigration and Immigration of the Republic of Benin.
I am from a country whose citizens do not need a visa to enter Benin. Can I experience any problems at the border, while entering Benin?
You must meet certain requirements to enter Benin, even if you are not required a visa:
The purpose of your trip to Benin must be plausible and comprehensible.
You must be able to finance your own living and travel costs.
You must hold a confirmed return flight to prove that you are prepared to leave Benin before the duration expires.
You must not pose a threat to security or public order.
Will my fees be refunded if my visa is refused?
All fees are non-refundable and will not be refunded if your visa application is not successful.
Can the Embassy/Consulate request me to provide additional documents or information?
The embassy may request you to provide additional documents or information, according to your personal situation, even after you have submitted all the required documents mentioned on the official website of the Embassy/Consulate/Visa Application Center.
Do I need to obtain a separate E-visa for people accompanying me?