Dominica visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Dominican Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: days

Entry Requirements

  • Burkina Faso nationals can stay in Dominica for a duration of 21 days without a visa.
  • Tourist should be aware that a passport valid for at least six (6) months from the expected date of entry into Dominica, is also a basic requirement. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in Dominica, which could be a recent bank statement.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Dominica and a confirmation of accommodation during their stay which could be in the form of a hotel reservation or letter from the host already in the country will be required.
  • An airport tax of USD 21 is levied on citizens of Burkina Faso when exiting Dominica.
  • A permit is required to import animals, plants and seeds.
  • Intending visitors can get to Dominica from international airports in Burkina Faso. These international airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Air France, KLM and Air Canada are some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Dominica.
  • The estimated flight time from Ouagadougou and Bulawayo to Roseau, Dominica is 18 hours, 30 minutes.
  • Dominica has a tropical climate. It is usually hot and humid all year round, with a relatively cool and dry season from January to mid-April and a hot, humid and rainy season from mid-June to mid-November.
  • Christianity is the prominent religion in Dominica. They consist majorly of Roman Catholics and Protestants. Islam, Buddhism, Baha'i, Hinduism make up the minority.
  • The best time to visit Dominica is from March to May when the peak season rush trickles out of the city.
  • Transportation in Dominica can be facilitated by taxis, car rentals and buses.
  • Tourists travelling to Dominica are advised to budget between $60-$200 per day as a tourist.
  • The official and most spoken language in Dominica is English. Some regions in Dominica speak a dialect called Kokoy.
  • The Eastern Caribbean dollar is the official currency in Dominica. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Some of the special delicacies tourists can try while in Dominica include manicou, sorrel, codfish sandwich and rum.
  • Dominica uses the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4) which puts Burkina Faso four hours ahead of Dominica.
  • Type D and G are the power and socket plug types used in Dominica. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts while in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

How populous is Dominica?

Dominica is the 15th largest Caribbean island country by population (71,000). The top 10 Caribbean countries by population are: Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico (US), Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, Guadeloupe (France), Martinique (France), Bahamas, Belize, Barbados.

What is Dominica best known for?

Dominica is filled with floras and faunas, mountains, lakes and other natural properties. The island country is largely covered by rainforest and is home to the world's second-largest hot spring, Boiling Lake.

Is Dominica safe for tourists?

Dominica is a safe island in the Caribbean. Tourist-targeted crime is rare and residents are hospitable and more than willing to help out with whatever situations that arise with tourists.

What is religion is practiced mostly in Dominica?

Christianity is the religion most Dominicans practice. This consists majorly of Roman Catholics and Protestants. Islam, Buddhism, Baha'i, Hinduism make up the minority religion in the country.