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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Benin
Data Last Updated: September 03, 2020

General Information

Very Limited Access

Benin has reopened but only limited international air travel has resumed.  Entry Visas are also restricted and not currently being issued. 

U.S. Embassy Benin Information

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Since March, Benin is on lockdown. Everyone should comply with the measures put in place. Measures include social distancing, reduced public transport capacity levels and not allowing groupings of more than 10 people. 

In markets, a distance of 1 metre between people should be observed. Restaurants shall respect a mandatory distance of 1 meter between guests. Wearing face masks is mandatory in all public places and for all employees while at work.

Airlines & Transport

Limited international air travel has resumed at Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport.

Domestic restrictions have been eased. Only essential travel is allowed at border crossings with neighboring countries. The land border with Togo is closed.

 

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Information for Non-Tourists

All persons seeking to enter Benin will be screened for COVID-19 and those showing symptoms will be quarantined.

Persons arriving at Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport will be tested for COVID-19 with a second test to be administered after 15 days. Those who test positive will be sent to quarantine at designated facilities.

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