Bahamas visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Bahamian Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can visit the Bahamas for a duration of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending travellers will be required to provide a passport valid for 6 months beyond departure date from the Bahamas. The passport should have two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Burkinabes are required to have a return or onward ticket and confirmation of accommodation which could be in the form of a hotel reservation.
  • Tourist will also be required to provide that they have enough funds to sustain themselves while in the Bahamas.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso must provide a yellow fever vaccination certificate. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering the Bahamas.
  • Prospective visitors can get to the Bahamas from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Kenya Airways, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and Air France are some of the airlines that fly from Zimbabwe to the Bahamas.
  • The estimated flight duration from Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Nassau, Bahamas is 19 hours, 45 minutes.
  • The Bahamian Dollar is the official currency of the Bahamas. The USD is also widely accepted. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The most prominent religion in the Bahamas is Christianity. Other religions are Islam, Buddhism, Baha’i, Hinduism.
  • The climate of the Bahamas is tropical. The best time to visit is in Autumn and Spring, based on favourable climatic conditions.
  • Although the official language of the Bahamas is English, the Bahamian pidgin and Haitian creole are also well used.
  • The Bahamas use the Eastern Daylight Time (GMT- 4), which puts Burkina Faso four hours ahead in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in the Bahamas are of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Movement in the Bahamas is made possible with buses, taxis and car rentals. Also, driving is on the left-hand side.
  • The average amount of tourists spend per day in the Bahamas on expenses is 124 Bahamian Dollar.
  • Dean's Blue Hole, Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre, Atlantis and Nassau Straw Market are some of the tourist centres that Tanzanians can visit while in the Bahamas.
  • Cracked Conch, conch salad, rock lobsters, Bahamian Stew Fish, johnnycakes are some of the delicacies in the Bahamas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you use US dollars in the Bahamas?

Yes, US dollars are widely accepted in the Bahamas. You can spend US dollars freely, but will most probably receive Bahamian dollars in change, which cannot be spent in the US.

Do I need to bring cash to the Bahamas?

There is no restriction on bringing foreign currency into the Bahamas. Most large hotels and stores accept traveler's checks, but you may have trouble using a personal check.

Is the Bahamas an expensive place to visit?

Probably. The Bahamas is the third most expensive country in the world to live, according to Numbeo's annual cost of living survey.

What is the cheapest month to go to Bahamas?

May, June and July are considered the high season in the Bahamas. The cheapest month to fly to the Bahamas is probably January.