A valid passport and business visa are required to travel to Benin.
Send these documents to Travisa
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s).
Benin Visa Application Form:
One Benin visa application form. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.
One recent 2 x 2 passport photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/light background. New York Submit two photographs.
OR - you can upload a passport photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
Business Cover Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant. The letter should include: applicant’s name, date of birth, passport number, employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Benin. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Benin.The Consulate of Benin requires an official business letter to support your application. To generate a Benin Business Cover Letter on-line, simply request this service and provide your information using the simple online form in your Visa Application Kit, which you will receive once you place your order.
Proof of Travel Arrangements:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Benin.
A valid international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever and cholera. Malaria protection, although not required, is recommended.
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.
Click here for Benin Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times
Visas are usually valid for up to three years based upon the purpose of the trip and the consulate's discretion.
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.
Register your trip with the US Embassy:
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. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.
A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit Benin.
Applicants Under the Age of 18:
Travel authorization signed by both parents and notarized, and a photocopy of both parents' passports.
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