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Benin Business Visa Requirement

Capital City:
Porto Novo
Currency:
CFA Franc (XOF)
Local Time:
GMT +1
Telephone Code :
+229
Bank:
Closed on Saturday and Sunday
Exchange Rate:
1 XOF is equivalent to 0.13 BDT

Business Visa Requirement

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant. Please find the visa application form below
  3. Photograph
  4. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including perosnal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, The respective visa office and signed.
  5. Invitation Letter from a registered company/organization: Original/scanned copy invitation letter from the Irish organization on its letter-head pad stating the purpose of travel, duration of stay and other necessary details with invitee’s signature
  6. NOC/LOI: A letter from your employer on the organization’s letter-head pad, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job as per schedule
  7. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable)
  8. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature
  9. Proof of Foreign Exchange
  10. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Original and valid certificate/card for Yellow Fever Vaccination acquired at least 10 days prior to your scheduled travel date. The certifcate remains valid for 10 years.
  11. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  12. Hotel Reservation: A reserved itinerary for your accommodation at a hotel or resort as per the schedule of the trip.