Entry Visas

APPLICATION FOR ORDINARY VISA

Required documents

The applicant for ordinary visa must submit the following documents:

  • visa application form duly completed in capital letters. DOWNLOAD HERE.
  • valid passport (minimum 6-month validity).
  • a proof of residence in either of countries in the Embassy’s jurisdiction (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania), if the applicant is not a national of that country.
  • two (2) recent passport-size photos (format 35×45).
  • a copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate.
  • accommodation certificate issued by the local authority in the place of destination in Benin or a hotel booking.
  • round trip ticket or a flight booking.
  • receipt for visa fees  issued by the Embassy after payment.

Visa Fees

Visa fees are paid in Danish Kroner (DKK) and are as follows depending on the length of the stay in Benin:

  • DKK 300 for a seven-day (7) stay.
  • DKK 400 for a stay from fourteen (14) to twenty-one (21) days.
  • DKK 600 for a thirty-day (30) stay.
  • DKK 800 for a sixty-day (60) stay.
  • DKK 900 for a ninety-day (90) stay.
  • additional DKK 150 for multiple entry visas.
  • additional DKK 200 for express visas processed in twenty-four (24) hours (working days).
  • Visa fees may be paid in cash, by cheque or by bank transfer.

Please find below the Embassy’s bank account details: 

Bank:
Danske Bank
Holmens Kanal 2-12
DK-1092 Copenhagen K
Denmark

Account holder: Embassy of Benin
Code: 4001
Account: 4001 967 789
SWIFT: DABADKKK
IBAN: DK70 3000 4001 967 789.

In case of bank transfer, related charges are borne by the applicant and are roughly DKK 50 for the current year. Such charges may change.

Information on visa application processing:

Processing time is seventy-two (72) hours (working days) after reception of all required documents or information.  

Due to administrative procedure, applications may be processed only from the date when all the required documents are submitted to the Embassy.

Fees required to return the passport by registered mail to the applicant are the following:     

  • DKK 100 for applicants residing in Denmark;
  • DKK 120 for applicants residing outside Denmark.

For further information, please feel free to contact the Embassy.

The Embassy of Benin in Copenhagen wishes you a good trip to Benin.


APPLICATION FOR SERVICE VISA

Required documents

The applicant for service visa must provide the following documents:

  • visa application form duly completed legibly in capital letters. DOWNLOAD HERE.
  • original note verbale.
  • copy of the mission order, as applicable.
  • valid passport.
  • recent passport-size photo (format 35×45).

For further information, please feel free to contact the Embassy.


 APPLICATION FOR DIPLOMATIC VISA

Required documents

The applicant for diplomatic visa must provide the following documents:

  • visa application form duly completed legibly in capital letters. DOWNLOAD HERE.
  • original note verbale.
  • copy of the mission order, as applicable.
  • valid passport.
  • recent passport-size photo (format 35×45).

For further information, please feel free to contact the Embassy.