Benin
  • Type of Travel
Our Services Fees
Regular $70.00
Rush $99.00
Emergency $159.00
Student Visa Service Fees
Student Regular $70.00
Student Rush and Emergency $160.00
Work Visa Service Fees
Work Regular $84.00
Work Rush and Emergency $168.00
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Benin Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Benin Visa Application Form:
One signed Benin visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Benin visa application forms may delay the processing of your Benin visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Two photos are required if applying in New York.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country.

To generate the Benin Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
6
Medical Requirements:
International certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Benin Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid for up to three years based upon the purpose of the trip and the consulate's discretion.
Benin Visa Processing Time:
Benin visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Benin Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Benin

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Benin Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Benin Visa Application Form:
One signed Benin visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Benin visa application forms may delay the processing of your Benin visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Two photos are required if applying in New York.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be acceptable.
5
Minors:
Travel authorization signed by both parents and notarized, and a photocopy of both parents' passports.
6
Medical Requirements:
International certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Benin Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid for up to three years based upon the purpose of the trip and the consulate's discretion.
Benin Visa Processing Time:
Benin visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Benin Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Benin

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Benin Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to transit this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Benin Visa Application Form:
One signed Benin visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Benin visa application forms may delay the processing of your Benin visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Two photos are required if applying in New York.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
5
Minors:
Travel authorization signed by both parents and notarized, and a photocopy of both parents' passports.
6
Medical Requirements:
International certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Benin Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid for up to three years based upon the purpose of the trip and the consulate's discretion.
Benin Visa Processing Time:
Benin visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Benin Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Benin

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Benin Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Benin Visa Application Form:
One signed Benin visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Benin visa application forms may delay the processing of your Benin visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Two photos are required if applying in New York.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
Official Letter of Support from the US Department of State.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency, copy of airline ticket or a corporate letter stating travel plans. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be submitted.
6
Medical Requirements:
International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Benin Visa Validity:
Visa Validity is based on the decision of the Consulate.
Benin Visa Processing Time:
Benin visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Benin Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Benin

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Benin Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Benin
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Benin Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 613-2223
Fax: (212) 613-2287
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166
Fax: (202) 293-1112