How to Get a Tourist Visa for Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Tourist Visa

Burkina Faso Tourist Visa

Want to take a trip to Burkina Faso?  I’ll explain how to get a tourist visa to get to this country below.  The whole process is actually pretty straight forward and simple (refreshing when compared to the red tape of some of its neighboring countries in Africa).

Visa required for U.S. citizens:  Yes.

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens:  Visas are required by EVERYONE EXCEPT the following nationalities: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.

Go to my Burkina Faso visa page for information on other types of visas for Burkina Faso.

Find Your Closest Consulate

If you’re outside of the U.S.:  Click here to see the unofficial list (easier to read).

If you’re inside the U.S., the best consulate to process visas for those passport holders living in the United States is as follows:

Embassy of Burkina Faso
2340 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Gather the Required Documents

Double check the required documents that you will need here.

Visa Fee (if you are applying within the United States)
  • For U.S. passport holders as stated here .
  • Non-U.S. passport holders, check your via fee here.
Submit your materials from Step 2 with the visa fee you got in Step 3 to the consulate you found in Step 1.

The embassy/consulate will mail you your passport with visa.

Are you Vaccinated?

Check vaccination requirements here.

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