Visa for Benin

A visa is required to travel to Benin. The type of visa you need depends on the purpose of your trip. Are you visiting Benin as a tourist? Then you should apply for a tourist visa. Are you going on a business trip? Then apply for a business visa.


Address of the Consulate of Benin
Benoordenhoutseweg 23
2596 BA The Hague
Phone number: + 31 70-2629425

The consulate is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9.30 – 12.00 hrs.

Tourist visa requirements


Business visa requirements


Procedures can change without prior notice!

Our visa specialists visit the Consulate of Benin on a regular basis to check up on the status of ongoing applications and to keep abreast of relevant developments. Although we strive to inform you about current requirements and conditions for obtaining a visa as best we can, the final decision on granting or rejecting a visa application is always made by the Consulate. The Consulate is entitled to change procedures and requirements at all times without prior notice. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you contact us before sending us your documents to make sure there are no last-minute changes affecting your application.