Benin is a country in West Africa. It borders Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north.
You'll find a large quantity of palatial ruins and temples of the once powerful Kingdom of Dahomey (1800s–1894). Moreover, Benin is the birthplace of Vodun (Voodoo) and all that goes with it—to this day Vodun remains the official religion of the country, and an important part of the life of ordinary Beninese. The national parks of Benin are also well worth a visit for their wildlife. Benin is also, fortunately, one of the most stable and safe countries of the region for traveling.
To be eligible, you must prove that:
You are representing your company, your country for business conference or meeting
The business must have a specified duration
Show confirmation letter from your holiday travel insurance for Benin indicating the coverage and one copy of Business references (letter from your employer, invitation from business or organization in Benin)
Proof of group travel/ accommodation reservation in Angola / airline ticket reservation for Benin and one copy
You’ll need to enter the reference number on your visa application.
You will also need to show evidence of previous business transaction
Beninese business visa is provided for a limited period of time for trip to conduct business pursuits like consulting with business representatives, attend an academic, professional, scientific or business gathering or conference, settle an estate or settle an agreement with a Beninese company but then for longer depending on the duration of the business
Please check the relevant information below. You will need to provide as many documents as required. Failure to provide the required documents might jeopardize the success your visa application.
Please note: You need to provide the original documents and you will also need to need to provide a certified translation of any documents that aren’t in English
When you apply you need to provide:
General Beninese business visa information for residents of Nigeria
Fully completed visa form for Benin and required declaration
Passport size photographs
Valid national passport and one copy
Original of valid visa if you are national of another country and one copy
Your most current bank statement and one copy
Confirmation letter from your holiday insurance for Benin indicating the policy coverage and one copy
Business references (letter from your company, invite from business or institution in Benin)
Proof of group travel/ hotel booking reservation in Benin / air ticket reservation for Benin and one copy
Visa fees for Beninese visa
Please click on Beninese visa requirements to find out if you need a tourist visa to go to Benin or the latest travel visa requirements for Benin.
Other information you’ll need
The dates you’re planning to travel to Benin
Details of where you’ll be staying during your visit
How much you think your trip will cost
Your current home address and how long you’ve lived there
Your parents’ names and dates of birth
How much you earn in a year
A business visa stamp or label endorsed by a Beninese visa official on
your passport that permits you to go to Benin to execute business pursuits.
The cost for a standard Beninese business visa for Nigerians varies between N3000 to N5000 as the visa requirements and regulations to Benin change from time to time.
You can apply from one week before the start of your business. Decision often takes like 8 hour to 24 hour to process your visa.
Embassy of Benin in Lagos:
Address: 4 ,Abudu Smith Street, Victoria Island, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
Beninese Embassy Phone Numbers
m.vconnect.com/ embassy -of-the-republic
Aguguo Francis E
Select your specific area of interest below:Published by Francis at 20:57 PM on March 22, 2016