Location: Republic of Benin and its land borders
Event: Benin’s land borders may be closed for legislative elections on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Please plan your travel accordingly. Demonstrations may occur throughout the election period.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Keep a low profile
- Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Benin visa
- U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Benin Country Information
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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