Benin visa for Indian

Benin is known for its bronzes which means brass work, wood carvings, and others. Suppose you want to visit the country to view their notable collections. With Indian nationality, you need a visa for Benin. The Benin visa application process is simple, and you can also apply for Benin online. Here are different visas for Benin with their visa validity that you can apply for if you plan to enter Benin from India.

Business Visa for Benin

If you want to apply for a Benin visa, there is nothing better than applying for a Benin e visa application for work. Benin e visa for business is present for single entry and multiple entry for Benin. The single entry visa has validity for up to one month. In contrast, the multiple entry visa validity is up to one month or three months.

This single and multiple entry visa for Benin has processing times of 1 to 2 business days. You must have the following documents if you want your visa application approved by the Benin embassy/consulate in Delhi.

  • A valid passport with a blank page

  • Passport size photographs

  • Proof of finances

  • A job letter or business invitation letter, or other validity document stating the purpose of travel to Benin

  • Proof of date of arrival and exit in the country

Transit Benin Visa

Third countries travelers do not need a visa to exit the airport during transit if their onward flight ticket is confirmed to be in service within 24 hours of their arrival at the Benin airport. They must stay within the international airport transit site. However, other travelers having a duration of stay longer than 24 hours can get a transit visa. The Benin e visa for transit is available for single entry and multiple entry. It has a validity of up to one month to three months and a processing time of 1 to 2 business days. You must pay a consulate/embassy fee, show a document with proof of onward travel, your passport, and some other documents, and then visit Benin in transit.

Benin Tourist Visa

Currently, VisaHQ is only offering Benin e visa for tourism in Benin. This e visa is a single entry visa and multiple entry visa for Benin. The single entry Benin visa has a validity of up to one month. The multiple entry Benin visa has a validity of up to one month or up to three months. However, if you are a diplomatic or service passport holder, then you are granted free entry to Benin if you are traveling for a period of ninety days. You can get a travel permit, book a hotel for your stay and visit Benin. However, travelers with service or diplomatic passport staying for a duration of more than ninety days will need to pay the visa fees and get a visa for their stay period in the country. The Benin visa for tourism generally has a processing time of 1 to 2 working days. Below is how you can meet all the entry requirements and get your Benin visa.

Benin Tourist Visa Application

To apply for a tourist Benin e visa, you must visit the VisaHQ website. Then select "Benin" as the destination and "India" as citizenship. After that, follow the below steps:

  • Submit the online application form for an electronic Benin visa.

  • The online application form for your e visa will require you to fill in the following:

    • Name

    • Valid passport information

    • Email and other contact details

    • Date of birth

    • Place of birth

    • Home address

    • Employment status

  • After completing the Benin e visa requirements and online application process, you must submit the required document and proof, pay the visa and services fee, and wait for the embassy to approve your visa.

  • YourYour visa will be stamped on your passport, so make sure you have a blank page in your passport when sending it to the embassy of Benin.

Benin Tourist Visa Requirements

Suppose you are applying for a tourist visa for Benin, which is a Benin e visa for multiple entries or single entry. Then for both multiple entry and single entry visa, you will need to submit a few documents required by the Benin embassy. These documents will include the following:

  • A valid passport that your home country government provides. The passport should have a validity of six months after arrival in Benin.

  • Details of onward travel. Such as approved visa or tickets for other countries that you will be leaving Benin before your visa expiry date.

  • Proof that you can financially support yourself while you stay in Benin.

  • A credit or debit card to pay for your visa fee and entry stamp fees.

If you need further information or assistance with your application process and want to apply for a Benin visa using external websites that are not from the consulate, then you can contact VisaHQ.

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