Benin Visa – How To Apply For A Beninese Visa

GENERIC VISA INFORMATIONIf you’re a United States citizen who is traveling to Benin, you’ll need to obtain either a tourist visa, a business visa or an official visa depending on the nature of your trip. The good news is that all visa types can easily be obtained via a form that you can download from the Internet and fill out before your departure date.

In addition to your Benin visa application form, you’ll also need to make sure that you’re submitting a copy of your original, signed United States passport that will be valid for at least six full months after your trip begins. Along with that you will need to submit one passport style photograph, which is something that you can obtain from any branch of the United States post office in your area. You will additionally need to submit a copy of your itinerary (which can include a copy of your round trip tickets of it is not possible to provide a confirmed itinerary) and a copy of your International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.

If you need to obtain a new passport, renew your existing passport, obtain more blank visa pages or perform any other type of necessary function prior to the beginning of your trip, you can easily do so using expedited passport services in your area. Doing so will help make sure that your trip is not delayed in any way.

Benin Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of Benin in Washington DC
2124 Kalorama Road, NW
20008
Washington
United States
Phone
+1-202-232-6665
+1-202-232-6657
Fax
+1-202-265-1996

Additional Benin Information

CapitalPorto-Novo
CurrencyWest African CFA franc (XOF)
LanguageFrench
ElectricityVoltage: 220 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type E
Country Code1+229
Time ZoneWAT (UTC+1)

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