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Burkina Faso Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Other EU Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes

Passports

A passport valid for three months beyond the date of departure from Burkina Faso is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Visas

Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.

Visa Note

All nationals travelling to Burkina Faso require a yellow fever vaccination.

Types and Cost

Three-month single-entry tourist visa: £60; three-month multiple-entry tourist visa: £80; six-month single-entry tourist visa: £85; six-month multiple-entry tourist visa: £100.

Three-month single-entry business visa: £80; three-month multiple-entry business visa: £100.

US citizens pay US$140 for a five-year multiple-entry visa.

Validity

Visas are normally valid for three or six months. Validity begins two days before the proposed date of entry.

Application to

Nearest consulate (or consular section at embassy). In the UK, you should apply to the Honorary Consulate.

Working days

Allow three working days for visa processing. Applications may take longer if they are referred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Burkina Faso.

Extension of stay

If you wish to extend your visa, you must contact the head office of the national police in Ouagadougou.


Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Ambassade du Burkina Faso in Belgium


Telephone: (02) 345 9912.
Website: http://www.ambassadeduburkina.be
Address: , 16 Place Guy d'Arezzo, Brussels, 1180,
Opening times:

Embassy of Burkina Faso in the USA


Telephone: (202) 332 5577.
Website: http://burkina-usa.org/
Address: NW, 2340 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC, 20008,
Opening times:

Honorary Consulate of Burkina Faso in the UK


Telephone: (0162) 862 1497.
Website: http://www.burkinafasovisa.co.uk/consul/index.html
Address: , 2 Glynwood House, Bridge Avenue, Maidenhead, SL6 1RS,
Opening times:

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