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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.
The Benin e Visa is issued for the following travel purposes
Scan all of the documents you need for your application
Complete the online application and submit payment
Receive your e-Visa approval and related documentation via e-mail
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The Benin Government issues two types of visas: An e-Visa (electronic visa) and a traditional visa stamped into your passport.
The e-Visa will be processed and issued electronically and sent to you by email. When the traveler arrives in Benin they will need to have biometric information taken at the airport or border point and their passport will be stamped with the actual traditional visa.
The e-Visa is valid for Tourist Business and Transit purposes valid for single or multiple entries, good for 30 - 90 days from the date of issue for a stay up to the expiration date stated on the visa. It is very easy to apply for and does not require sending your physical passport to TravelDocs only a copy as part of the online order form. It can be issued in as little as 1-2 Business Days (Monday - Friday) and is a cost-effective option.
A Traditional Stamped Visa can be valid for Family Visits, Tourist and Business purposes good for single or multiple entries into Benin, Tourist and Business visa will be valid for 1-3 months, Family Visit visa good for up to 3 years from date of issue for a stay up to 30 days each visit, This option requires your physical passport and supporting documents to be sent to TravelDocs for submission to the Benin Embassy for processing.
The Benin e Visa is valid for Tourist, Business and Transit purposes.
No, you should apply for a Family Visit visa using the traditional stamped visa option.
Yes, there are three valid options to choose from.
1. Single entry visa valid for 30 days from the date of issue.
2. Multiple entry visa valid 30 days from the date of issue.
3. Multiple entry visa valid 3 months from the date of issue.
The Benin e Visa is valid from the day it is issued and must be used by its expiration date.
You can stay up to the expiration date listed on the e Visa; you must leave Benin on or before the expiration date.
Yes, you can apply for an extension of stay while in Benin by visiting the Directorate of Emigration and Immigration.