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Moving from Dubai to Benin

Moving from Dubai to Benin

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Moving from Dubai to Benin

Are you looking for an expert Moving from Dubai to Benin? Are you planning a move to Benin? International moves require thorough research, preparation, and qualified overseas shippers to ensure your goods arrive safely in your new country. Before you do anything, let Dubai Movers assist you with the logistics of relocating to Benin.

Dubai Movers is an international moving company offering door-to-door moving and relocation services worldwide. As a leader among international moving companies, we’re proud to provide full container service and lift van services both to and from Dubai with complete documentation, Professional packing, customs assistance, insurance, shipping services, storage, and inland transportation. If you’re relocating your household overseas move, we’re here to help. Dubai Movers is an international removal company you can trust to simplify your move.

To ask more about our company please use the form available on our contact page, give us a call at +97143306717, or send any inquiries to our email address

How Dubai Movers can help for moving to Benin

At Dubai Movers, we offer a range of services; we specialize in overseas moving; including shipping personal effects and household goods, export packing and crating, and shipping internationally, motor vehicle and boats. Whether you’re relocating from Dubai to Benin or a major city or town in Benin, you can count on our dedicated teams of professionals to handle everything smoothly and professionally, from beginning to end.

At Dubai Movers, our moving specialists will assist you with every aspect of planning your move. Find out more about all our available moving and shipping services and options to decide what best suits your needs based on certain criteria:

  • Your moving timeline: When do you need to be in Benin? Should you ship your goods via air or sea freight?
  • Your real estate plans: Will you be renting or buying?
  • Your fragile items: Do you require custom crating services?
  • Your family/household size: Are you moving alone or with family? For business or personal reasons?
  • Cubic feet estimate: How large is your shipment?

How Much Does it Cost to Move to Benin?

Schedule a home survey to receive an accurate estimate to ship your goods. One of our moving specialists will visit your home, assess your belongings and provide you with a free quote for your desired services. The cost will vary based on the cubic footage of your shipment, the method of shipping (air vs. sea freight) the services you require (packing and custom crating), and many other factors.

The process of shipping to Benin takes 8-10 weeks depending on the size of your shipment. Our employees will pack your household goods and personal belongings in seaworthy packaging, after which they will be transported by sea, while small consignments will be sent by air. We will visit you at your home and will discuss with you what is required in order to move to Dubai. We will draw up a detailed inventory and will explain to you the specific regulations for the customs clearance of your belongings, to ensure you are fully prepared for moving to Benin. By ensuring thorough preparations and by engaging reliable movers of Dubai Movers International Movers, we will ensure that you will have no surprises when moving to Benin.

About Benin

Benin, authoritatively Republic of Benin, French République du Bénin, some time ago (until 1975) Dahomey or (1975–90) the People’s Republic of Benin, the nation of western Africa. It comprises a thin wedge of an area broadening toward the north for around 420 miles (675 kilometers) from the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean, on which it has a 75-mile seacoast, to the Niger River, which structures some portion of Benin’s northern outskirt with Niger. Benin is circumscribed toward the northwest by Burkina Faso, toward the east by Nigeria, and toward the west by Togo. The official capital is Porto-Novo, yet Cotonou is Benin’s biggest city, its central port, and its true authoritative capital. Benin was a French province from the late nineteenth century until 1960.

Preceding provincial principle, some portion of the domain that is currently Benin comprised of amazing, autonomous realms, incorporating different Bariba realms in the north and in the south the realms of Porto-Novo and Dahomey (Dan-ho-me, “on the gut of Dan;” Dan was an adversary lord on whose grave Dahomey’s regal compound was constructed). In the late nineteenth century, French colonizers making advances from the waterfront locale into the inside obtained the name of the crushed Dahomey realm for the whole region that is presently Benin; the ebb and flow name gets from the Bight of Benin.

Benin Economy

Since freedom, Benin’s ordinary and formative spending plans have been subject to outside help, fundamentally from France and global associations. This help has delivered somewhat less difficult the imposing financial stagnation and low expectation for the everyday life of the mind lion’s share of the populace.

The system that came to control in a 1972 overthrow endeavored from 1975 to rebuild the economy pretty much alongside communist standards and to withdraw from reliance on France. Most segments of the economy were nationalized or in any case, went over to government control, and monetary relations were set up with the Soviet Union and other communist nations, just as with Benin’s neighbors.

By the mid-1980s, plainly—however, the economy was rebuilt and, in any event on paper, more productive and enhanced and France’s commitment to Benin’s economy lessened—defilement persevered and the general monetary circumstance had not improved. “Advancement” of the economy in the mid-1980s likewise neglected to deliver positive outcomes. Going with changes in the constitution and system in the mid-1990s, the remainders and trademarks of Marxism were cleared out, and privatization of the economy started.

Benin Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details


Import regulations:

Free import by tourists over 15 years of age:
– 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 25 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;
– 1 bottle of wine and 1 bottle of spirits;
– 1/2 litre of eau de toilette and 1/4 litre of perfume.

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plants, live animals, and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES.


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate and rabies vaccination certificate, issued at the point of origin.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at Cotonou (COO).

Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Benin.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (CFA Franc-XOF): no restrictions.
Foreign currencies: no restrictions, if declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

1. Residents:
a. Local currency (CFA Franc-XOF):
-if traveling to countries within the French monetary area: no restrictions.
-if traveling to countries outside the French monetary area: up to XOF 75,000.-.
b. Foreign currencies: up to the equivalent of XOF 150,000.-.
For higher amounts, a special authorization of the “Office des Changes” is required.
2. Non-Residents:
a. Local currency:
– Residents of EU Member States: unlimited;
– Residents of other countries: amount must be declared (proof of origin might be requested).
b. Foreign currencies: up to the equivalent of XOF 100,000.-.

Airport Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

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