passport of Benin

Benin Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel103

Asset protection98

Quality of life123

"Plan B"105

About Benin

A state in West Africa. The economy is based on agriculture: cotton, corn, yams and tapioca are grown there. In addition, gold, iron ore, marble and phosphorites are mined in the country.

The government of Benin plans to develop tourism in order to attract foreign investment. Travelers come to the country to swim in the warm Gulf of Guinea and visit the Penjari National Park.

Population

12.9 million

Capital

Porto-Novo

Official language

French

GDP per capita

$1.274

Time zone

UTC+1

Currency

Franc

Grounds for obtaining a Benin passport

Benin allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: 3 years

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Benin passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records