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Vietnam visa requirements for Benin citizens

Do Benin citizens need a visa for Vietnam?

Benin citizens who are planning a trip to Vietnam aren't required to apply for a visa if they wish to go for short stays (tourism). But it's required to obtain an electronic travel authorization (eTA or eVisa) before entering Vietnam. Find more information about electronic visas in our articles.

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Updated: 07/23/2024.

Entry requirements


Purpose of travel


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Passport validity for travel to Vietnam

Passport must be valid for 30 days on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Vietnam?

Vietnam has a current risk level of 2.70 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling to Vietnam. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 6 sources.

Safety index is provided by 07/22/2024.

Vietnam customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

All of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 100 cigars;
  • 500 grams of tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

All of the following:

  • 1.5 litres liquor of 22% alcohol volume or higher;
  • 2 litres liquor of under 22% alcohol volume;
  • 3 litres of other alcoholic beverages.

Cash limit

  • Travellers must declare any amount exceeding VND15,000,000.
  • Travellers must declare any foreign currency exceeding an amount equivalent to US$5000.

Other goods

  • Clothing and personal belongings.
  • Other items which do not exceed a total value of VND5,000,000.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Vietnam page.

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