Citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and most other nationalities are eligible to apply for the Benin e-Visa. An electronic visa for Benin can be obtained by Travel Document Systems on your behalf.
The Benin e-Visas are valid for 30 or 90 days from the date of issue, and valid for single or multiple entries, based on your request.
1-2 Business Day Processing.
COVID-19 Mandatory virological screening test for people traveling from the United States of America to Benin.
Since May 13th,2020, all pessengers traveling to Benin through the international airport of Cotonou are systematically directed toward the airports site for Covid-19 testing. Each passenger must take a Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) and undergo an oropharyngeal/nasopharyngeal swab for the search of the viral RNA by the PCR.
If the RDT test is positive passengers are immediately cared for in accordance with the established protocol in Benin.
If the RDT test is negative passengers may return to their accomodations with a requirement to ensure strict compliance with the preventive measures in force in Benin and an appointment 48 hours after for the withdrawel of the results of the PCR.
If the PCR test is positive patients are immediately cared for in accordance with the established protocol in Benin.
If the PCR test is negative patients may return to their accomodations with a requirement to ensure strict compliance with the preventive measures in force in Benin and an appointment 15 days after the arrival on Beninese soil to take the diagnostic test again.
The cost of testing is 100.000 CFA Francs.
All travellers are required to complete an online health form before departure. Payment for the compulsory COVID-19 tests can be completed upon completion fo the online health form.
The Benin e Visa is issued for the following travel purposes