Visa policy of Benin

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Visitors to Benin must obtain a visa from one of the Beninese diplomatic missions or apply for an e-Visa, unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.[1][2]

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Visa policy of Benin
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Visa exemption[edit]

Citizens of the following 56 countries and territories can visit Benin without a visa for up to 90 days:[1]

Nationals of  China traveling on duty for a maximum stay of 90 days.

Visa waiver agreement was signed with  Venezuela and it is yet to come into force.[4]

Additionally, holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of Brazil, Cuba, Iran (1 month), Israel, Mexico, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland do not require a visa.


Nationals of countries that require a visa can obtain an electronic visa.[5] Electronic visas are available for stays up to 30 days (single and multiple) and 90 days (multiple).[6][7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
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  4. ^ Venezuela y Benín firman acuerdos en el marco de cooperación sur-sur
  5. ^ eVisa Benin
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