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Benin Travel Restrictions

25.36% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from India, regardless of vaccination status, need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Benin.

Benin entry details and exceptions

Foreign citizens regardless of vaccination status can travel to Benin.


Outgoing travel to BeninTravelling from India to Benin

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 5 days for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Benin.

Details and exceptions
Travelers are no longer required to undergo a PCR test upon arrival in the country.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Benin.


Return travelReturning to India from Benin

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Benin must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Benin are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

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