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Visa Application

Apply for visa (https://evisa.gouv.bj/en/)

All travelers holding passports from African countries do not require to apply for a visa.

Coat of Arms

 Fraternité, Justice, Travail

"Brotherhood, Justice, Work"

Tourism Sites

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Benin Consulate to Kenya

Benin, officially the Republic of Benin, is a country in Western Africa. It borders Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north; its short coastline to the south leads to the Bight of Benin. Its size is just over 110,000 km with a population of almost 8,500,000. Its capital is the Yoruba founded city of Porto Novo, but the seat of government is the Fon city of Cotonou. Benin was known as Dahomey until 1975.



Patrice Talon

 Patrice Talon, Head of state

  • Patrice Talon (born 1958), a Beninese businessman and politician, is the current President of Benin. He took office on 6 April 2016 after winning elections held in March 2016.
  • He is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system
  • Talon ran as an independent candidate in the March 2016 presidential election. Although he finished second to Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou of the Cowry Forces for an Emerging Benin in the first round of voting, he won the second round with 65% of the vote






It is a pleasure to welcome you, on behalf of my staff and on my own behalf, to the official web site of the Benin Consulate in Nairob

i, and thank you for visiting our site.

The establishment of this web site is a step forward bringing Benin and Kenya even closer in addition to serving the interest of the Govern

ment and people of Benin effectively

With a click of a button, our nationals can register with the Consulate and apply for other appropriate assistance in a timely manner. As for Kenyan citizens, application for visas to travel to Benin has never been this easy as our visa application form is available online. In addition, information on your enquiries regarding travel plans to Benin for leisure, business and/or official is available.

Potential business people and investors will find our links section very useful.

Our feedback section allows you to give views/comments about the services offered by the Consulate or about the web site itself.


Through this feedback system, we will strive to create as much dependable and useful online services as is humanely and technically possible.


My staff and I would be pleased to consult with you on any matters relating to Business Opportunities available in the Republic of Benin or any other matters of interest to Kenyans or any of our International friends based in Kenya or/and our neighbours.

                                                                  TO THE BENIN COMMUNITY IN KENYA, WE TELL THEM:


                                                                                   KARIBU NYUMBANI ! !     SOYEZ LES BIENVENUE ! !