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Travel to Benin

Benin Essentials

West African CFA Franc (XOF)
Time Zone
Avg. Salary
F CFA 1,660,000 per year
Calling Code
Socket Type
C and E (220 V/50 Hz)
United States

Many visa fees depend on your citizenship, or if you have multiple citizenships, the citizenship you use to travel.
United States

Some countries have lower visa fees or other special access for travelers who have legal residence in certain countries, even without citizenship.

Requirements for a citizen of United States


Last updated: Oct 1, 2022

Benin charges a non-refundable fee of $65.00 USD to apply for the Visa.

You can get the Visa through Atlys for a small additional charge of only $50.00 USD. We make it easy for you by handling all the requirements for you, dealing with the visa bureaucracy of Benin, and following up to make sure your application gets approved.

Cost of Living Comparison

CategoryUnited StatesBeninDifference
Meal, Inexpensive RestaurantF CFA 2,000
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseF CFA 16,500
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)F CFA 3,000
Milk (regular), (1 liter)F CFA 1,025
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)F CFA 733
Eggs (regular) (12)F CFA 1,150
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)F CFA 1,000
Gasoline (1 liter)F CFA 527
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)F CFA 2,000
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Health PassRequired
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You will receive your visa by:

Oct 8, 2022 if submitted today

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