Travel information


Participants are responsible for covering the costs of their own accommodations.

Isatis Services Africa will reserve a block of rooms at the Novotel – Orisha hotel or Golden Tulip Diplomate in Cotonou. To be included in our block booking, complete the Accommodation portion of the online registration. An email will be sent to you confirming the hotel along with the block reservation codes.

Travel arrangements

It is your responsibility to make your own travel arrangements, including all air and ground transportation to and from the airport (unless otherwise noted in the business program).

It is recommended that you purchase a cancellation insurance and/or a refundable ticket in the event that you have issues with your visa or there are unforeseen changes to the mission. Air France/KLM, Brussels Airlines, Turkish Airlines as well as Royal Air Morocco offer flights to Benin departing either from Montreal, Vancouver or Toronto.

Travel requirements

An entry visa is required for Benin. Your passport must be signed and valid for at least, six months beyond the date of entry (with a minimum of 2 blank pages). An onward ticket is also required. You can obtain an eVisa only at

Consult the latest Country Travel Advice and Advisories for Benin published by Global Affairs Canada. The Government of Canada’s official travel advice includes essential information on safety and security, local laws and customs, entry requirements, health conditions and other important travel issues, including important travel health information under the Health tab.

Sign up for the Registration of Canadians Abroad services before leaving Canada, so they can contact you and assist you in case of an emergency abroad or inform you about an emergency at home.

Optional Safari in the Pendjari national park

An optional Safari to the Pendjari national park is offered for an extra cost. Airlift to Pendjari Park will be provided by Benin Air Taxi and participants will be lodged at the Pendjari Lodge Hotel. The participants will enjoy a two days guided experience.


To register, please fill out, sign and return the registration form to Ms. Sonja Schultz at


The success of this event depends on your attendance. Please call us ASAP if you have a conflict. No-Show penalty: By signing the application form, you are confirming your participation. Isatis Services Africa Inc. holds the right to invoice your firm the amount of$1,500 CDN in case of a no-show.