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BURKINA FASO VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Burkina Faso:
Burkina Faso

For stays of up to 90 days to nationals of: Benin, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal & Togo

Visitors must hold confirmed return or onward tickets and all documents required for their next destination 

  BURKINA FASO visa service & travel information

General Information

Our service charge includes checking your documents, lodging at the embassy, collecting your visa when ready and preparing to return the passport to you. All Travcour UK Ltd prices are inclusive of vat.

BURKINA FASO visas take 8-10 working days to issue in the embassy & are valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

Visa requirements

To see what visa application requirements are needed when applying for a visa, please download the correct visa application form (on the left) which applies to the type of journey you will be undertaking.

Application Fees

Visa type

Visa fee

Service charge

Total to pay

Tourist 3 month multiple entry Burkina Faso visa

£80.00

£50.00

£130.00

Tourist 6 month multiple entry Burkina Faso visa

£100.00

£50.00

£150.00

Tourist 6 month single entry Burkina Faso visa

£85.00

£50.00

£135.00

Tourist 3 month single entry Burkina Faso visa

£60.00

£50.00

£110.00

Business 3 month single entry Burkina Faso visa

£80.00

£50.00

£130.00

Business 3 month multiple entry Burkina Faso visa

£100.00

£50.00 

£150.00 

BURKINA FASO VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Burkina Faso:
Burkina Faso

For stays of up to 90 days to nationals of: Benin, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal & Togo

Visitors must hold confirmed return or onward tickets and all documents required for their next destination

BURKINA FASO TRANSIT VISAS:

Transit visas for Burkina Faso are required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to a third country within 24 hours, without leaving the airport transit area, provided holding confirmed tickets & documentation (except Refugees or stateless people)

BURKINA FASO HEALTH:

(Compulsory vaccinations:) Yellow fever certificate required by all. It is also recommended that travellers making 3 or more visits per year, stays of more than 3 months in a rural area, high-risk occupational groups & backpackers staying more than 1 month have the following up to date immunisations: Cholera, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, meningitis, polio, TB, tetanus & typhoid.

Malaria exists all year throughout the country.

BURKINA FASO WEATHER:

Burkina Faso has a tropical climate with a lengthy dry season & one main rainy season between May-Sep. There is a relatively cool dry season from Nov-Feb, when desert winds counterbalance the humidity. Rainfall is very unevenly distributed & falls increasingly from the south-west (1,300mm) to the north (300mm)

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR BURKINA FASO:

Location of Burkina Faso: West Africa
Local Time in Burkina Faso: GMT
Capital City of Burkina Faso: Ouagadougou
Population of Burkina Faso: 15 million
Language(s) spoken in Burkina Faso: French, many local languages
Dialling Code in Burkina Faso: 226
Emergency numbers in Burkina Faso: Police: 17. Fire: 18. Ambulance: 30 66 43/44/45
Driving in Burkina Faso: Driving is on the right. International Driving Licence required
Electricity in Burkina Faso: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Burkina Faso: CFA Franc (XOF 1 = 100 Centimes)
Notes: XOF: 500, 1,000, 2,500, 5,000, 10,000
Coins: XOF: 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250
Opening Hours in Burkina Faso:
Bank: 0730-1130 & 1530-1630 Mon-Fri
Office: 0700-1230 & 1500-1730 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0800-1300 & 1600-1900 Mon-Sat, 0800-1200 Sun
Hints for Burkina Faso: Business is conducted in French, very few executives speak English. Many traditions and customs regulate social life and visitors should be perceptive to unfamiliar local conventions. On social occasions dress as for business meetings unless otherwise indicated
Tipping in Burkina Faso: 10-15% service charge is normally added to bill. Tips are customary for taxis & porters
Import Allowances for Burkina Faso: For persons of 15 years of age or older:
200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 250gr of tobacco
1 bottle of wine and 1 bottle of spirits
500ml of Eau de Cologne and a 250mls small bottle of perfume Administration
Prohibited/Restricted in Burkina Faso: Sporting guns require a licence, visitors must obtain approval from the Ministere de l'Administration for the use of photo-, film- or video cameras

Airports in Burkina Faso:

Ouagadougou International (OUA)

 
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