How to Renew of Professional Merchant Card In Benin

Renew of Professional Merchant Card In Benin By Online

  1. It is recommended to visit the general tax management office, the estate cashier and purchase the tax stamp at the cashier for a fee. Check out the office location and contact section for location and contact details. Note: Tax stamps are also available at other tax centers in Benin.
  2. Go towards then the Ministry of Industry and Commerce office, Merchant Card service center and
    • Complete the forms you require and fill themin;
    • Complete all required payments to process the card at the cashier’s counter at which point you will receive payment receipts DGCI.
    • Attach all required documents (listed below under the documents required section) and
    • The application file must be reviewed and recorded by the staff member who will issue you the treasure slip you have received.
  3. The file of application will be sent to the head of the Merchant Card Service Office for more review and approval before signing.
  4. After processing, which takes two to four days, the credit card will be available for the person who applied at the merchant Card Service Office front desk.
  5. Visit in the offices with the National identity card as well as the receipt of the treasure slip to make a claim for your merchant account.


  • Original supporting documents will be issued to the applicant at conclusion of the procedure.

Required Documents For Renew of Professional Merchant Card

  • flaps of cardboard folders
  • Certificate of license for current year (Original and a simple copy)
  • Receipt of the payment in respect of CCIB Contributions for this year (original and a simple copy)
  • IFU certification of registration (original and simple copy)
  • Extrait from trade register as well as credit for property with movable value in the event of modification (original and simple copy)
  • 2 ID photo ID with a photo of the identity
  • Older merchant card (original and simple copy)
  • Foreigners are granted a residence permit (original and simple copy)
  • Autorization for practice (simple duplicate) in relation to an event that is subject to the specific rules.
  • Prove receipt of payment receipts DGCI.
  • National identity card
  • Record of crime extract (original and easy copies) shorter than
  • IS as well as IRRP invoice for this calendar year (simple copy)
  • Statutes for tax registration only for businesses (simple copy)


  • You can present your GST payment receipt to replace the IS the IRPP or IS receipt and the license since it will take both receipts into consideration.
  • Autorization for practice (simple copy)for the purpose that is subject to regulations specific to the activity.

Office Locations and Contacts

General Management of Taxes
address: Airport road, Cotonou 01
BP 369
Tel: +229 21 30 50 42 / +229 21 30 35 42

Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Service office for merchant cards
Address: Route de l’Aeoroport, Cotonou
BP 363
Tel: +229 21 30 76 45 / +229 21 30 76 47


  • Companies/establishment and sole proprietorship that wish to renew their merchant card


Legal costs

  • Tax stamp fee;
    • for sole proprietorship stamp of tax CFA 500
    • to cover company stamp costs CFA 1000
  • Processing cost of the card – 5,000 CFA

Processing Time

  • The processing time is two to four days

The Information You Need

  • Name of the person applying
  • Contact details
  • Establishment/companies residential address
  • The old merchant card information
  • The details of your national identity card
  • IFU registration certificate details
  • Declaration

The Document is required

  • Merchant card is issued to Companies/establishment and sole proprietorship that involve in trade activities in the republic of Benin.
  • Individuals and companies must renew their registration , also known as a merchant card, in order to keep benefiting from the benefits which come with being registered.

External Links

  • Benin Business Portal: Link
  • How to Renew of Professional Merchant Card In Benin
    How to Renew of Professional Merchant Card In Benin

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