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As from may 01, 2013, the new fee for entry and stay visa to Burkina Faso for US citizens holding regular passport will be one hundred forty (140) dollars. US citizens are eligible for 5 years multiples entries.

Requests are processed within 3 business days, the processing time may be reduced to 24 hours provided that the Applicant pays rush fees: $50/per visa.

Please note, paid fees are non refundable.

Visa Information

To make your trip enjoyable and Easier, please read the Following Information Carefully.

For visa IS required the Following:

A valid passport;

Two (2) application forms to Be Completed and available at the Embassy front desk or on the website;

Two (2) passport-size photos.

  • US citizen are eligible for up to 5 years multiple entries visa, the cost is $ 140
  • Fees apply for the Following Other Citizens
  • $ 105 for 3 months one entry;
  • $ 135 for 3 months multiple entries;
  • $ 145 for 6 months one entry;
  • $ 175 for 6 months multiple entries;
  • $ 190 for one year one entry;
  • $ 220 for one year multiple entries;
  • Payment Should Be Made by money order or company check only;

Yellow fever certificate

Prepaid self-addressed return envelop with a number tracing;

Please note, paid fees are non refundable


Any visa extension Must Be arranged by the Head Office of the National Police in Ouagadougou.

Requests are Processed Within 72 working hours, the processing time May Be Reduced to 24 hours Provided That the Applicant Countries rush fees: $ 50/per visa.

Carefully complete the application forms. Any missing or incomplete information May delay your Visa Issuance.

Vaccinations: Immunization Against Yellow Fever IS required. Acholi IS recommended immunization and May Become compulsory in the event of cholera outbreak.


Be aware That Photographing airports, military barracks and government offices the vicinity of IS Prohibited by law.

The national currency CFA Is The franc, a common currency for Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo. A fixed exchange rate has-been for CFA franc and Defined Euro: 655.95 F CFA = 1 Euro.

Transportation: In Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Banfora and Koudougou, taxis and car rental are available at reasonable fares;

Accommodations: hotels, inns, motels and camps are available in all cities, and tourist and safari in Areas at wide-ranging prices.

Useful contacts:

Airport: (226) 50 15 / 19 3065
Emergency: (226) 50 30 66 44 / 45
Police: (226) 50 30 63 83 / 50 30 71 00
Fire-fighters: (226) 50 30 69 48 / 31 01 70
Mounted: (226) 50 31 33 40 / 49