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The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Burundi:
Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania & Uganda

  BURUNDI 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.

BURUNDI visas take 5 working days to issue in the embassy & are valid for 2 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

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Tourist /business single entry Burundi visa





The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Burundi:
Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania & Uganda


Transit visas for Burundi are required by all except those continuing their journey to a third country without leaving the airport 


(Compulsory vaccinations:) Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas. 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 follwing up to date immunisations: Cholera, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, meningitis, polio, TB, tetanus & typhoid.

Malaria exists all year throughout the country.


A mainly mountainous country, temperatures are tempered by altitude. Rain falls throughout the year although at its lowest between Jun-Sep


Location of Burundi: Central Africa
Capital City of Burundi: Bujumbura
Population of Burundi: 7 million
Language(s) spoken in Burundi: Kirundi, French, English, Kiswahili
Dialling Code for Burundi: 257
Emergency numbers in Burundi: Police: 18, 19, 17
Driving in Burundi: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit required
Electricity in Burundi: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Burundi: Burundi Franc (BIF 1 = 100 Centimes)
Notes: BIF: 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000
Coins: BIF: 1, 5, 10
Opening Hours in Burundi:
Bank: 0800-1130 & 1500-1600 Mon-Fri, 0830-1230 Sat
Office: 0730-1200 & 1400-1730 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0830-1200 & 1500-1800 Mon-Fri, 0830-1230 Sat
Hints for Burundi: 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 Burundi: If there is no service charge, tips in hotels & restaurants are around 10%
Import Allowances for Burundi:
1,000 cigarettes or 1kg of tobacco
1 lit of alcoholic beverages
A reasonable quantity of perfume

Airports in Burundi:

Bujumbura International (BJM)

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