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Benin Travel Restrictions

0.3 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
0.10% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.10% last week
Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter Benin.

Benin border status

Travelers must register at the appointment website to schedule a test and pay the testing fee.


Outgoing travel to BeninTraveling from Israel to Benin

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Benin.
Exceptions

Travelers will be tested on arrival:

Travelers are subject to a mandatory 2 COVID-19 testing, a TDR rapid test and a PCR test upon arrival at the Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport. The fee for testing is 50,000 CFA each direction and includes all arrival three tests.

All travelers who stay in Benin longer than 15 days must undergo a third COVID-19 test. The test can be performed at the Palais des congrès in Cotonou or at routine screening sites throughout the country.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel are not required to quarantine after entering Benin.

Return travelReturning to Israel from Benin

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Benin must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Benin will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Benin but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Travelers from from Israel are not required to quarantine.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

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