Macao visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Macanese Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can get a visa upon their arrival at any international airport in Macao.
  • This visa allows citizens of Burkina Faso to stay in Macao for a duration of 30 days.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Macao. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso below the age of 18, and want to travel to Macao must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Macao and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay in the country, which can be in form of a hotel reservation or a letter of invitation from a host already in the country will be required.
  • Visitors are also required to provide proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • Burkinabes with pets must have an import permit and must be accompanied by a Veterinary Health Certificate. Also, Cats and dogs must also be vaccinated against rabies, not less than 14 days and not more than one year prior to import.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Macao from international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Air China, Shanghai Airlines, Air France, and Tunisair are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Macao.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Macau, Macao is 1 day, 1 hour.
  • Macao has a subtropical climate, with very mild winters and hot, rainy, and muggy summers. Spring in Macao is from March to May, Summer starts in June and ends with August, autumn lasts from September to November, and Winter in Macao is from December to February.
  • The official languages in Macao are Chinese (Cantonese) and Portuguese. Macao uses to be a former colony of Portugal.
  • Macao Maritime Museum, Macao Tower, Grand Resort Deck and The House of Dancing Water are some of the centres of attraction in Macao.
  • The official currency in Macao is the Macanese Pataca, most of the money in circulation in the Region is actually Hong Kong dollars. Visitors are advised to exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Portuguese egg tart, pork chop bun, mashed potatoes, Portuguese seafood rice, serradura,  and prawn tartar are special delicacies in Macao.
  • Tourists travelling to Macao are to budget about HKD 1000 for expenses while in the country.
  • Visitors can move around in Macao with minibuses, taxis, boats and planes.
  • Macao uses the China Standard Time (GMT+8), which puts Macao eight hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Macao are of Type G. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Macao has a low crime rate. Even so, tourists are advised to exercise caution when in congested areas and pay particular attention to personal belongings while in crowded areas and while travelling on public transportation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Macao independent from China?

Yes, and that's because Macao and Hong Kong are "Special Administrative Regions" with their own money, police force, schools, languages, and even government. For almost 20 years since rejoining China, Hong Kong has been able to elect its own leaders.

What is Macao best known for?

Tourism is a major industry in Macao. It is famous for the blend of Portuguese and Chinese cultures and its gambling industry, which includes Casino Lisboa, Macao, Sands Macao, The Venetian Macao, and Wynn Macao.

When is the best time to visit Macao?

Autumn and winter, especially mid-October to December, are recommended as the best times to visit Macao. The country's weather are at its finest during this period.

How much money should I bring to Macau?

Since peoples spending habits and budgets are different,  it is difficult to say how much money visitors should bring into the county. Hotels in Macau generally cost between HKD600-2000 per night. For meals, expect to pay HKD100-500 per person at resort restaurants, and around HKD80-200 per person at outside restaurants.