Saint Lucia visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Saint Lucian Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 42 days

Entry Requirements

  • Visitors from Burkina Faso can obtain a visa upon their arrival at any international airport in Saint Lucia.
  • This visa permits Burkina Faso passport holders to stay in Saint Lucia for a duration of 42 days.
  • Intensive visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Saint Lucia. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Burkinabes below the age of 18, who want to travel to Saint Lucia must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Saint Lucia and evidence of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country, which can your latest bank statement.
  • While travelling to Saint Lucia, citizens of Burkina Faso are required to provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Saint Lucia. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • Intending visitors can get to Saint Lucia from international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Air France, and Brussels Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Saint Lucia.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Castries, Saint Lucia is 20 hours, 5 minutes.
  • Saint Lucia's official currency is the Eastern Carribean Dollar, although the US Dollar is acceptable throughout the Island. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at banks, hotels and other exchange outlets.
  • Saint Lucia has a hot and tropical climate, with consistently warm and humid weather all through the year. There are two main seasons in the country. A dry season from January to mid-April and a hot, humid and rainy season from mid-June to November.
  • St Lucia Crocodile Centre, Isiphaphalazi Butterfly House, Chané Cheese Farm and Lodge, Veyane Cultural Village and Cape Vidal are some of the centres of attraction in Saint Lucia.
  • The official language of Saint Lucia is English. However, a larger percentage of the citizen speak French Patois.
  • Christianity is the religion of the majority in Saint Lucia, Roman Catholics as the leading denomination.
  • Tourists travelling to Saint Lucia will need an average of $42 for daily expenses.
  • Langouste, bouyon, lambi and green figs and saltfish are special delicacies in Saint Lucia.
  • Visitors can move around in Saint Lucia with minibuses, taxis, and car rentals.
  • Saint Lucia uses the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4), which puts Burkina Faso four hours ahead in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in Saint Lucia are of Type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Saint Lucia is home to an interesting, unique and fascinating culture and history. Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I drink the water in St Lucia?

The mains water supply in St. Lucia is chlorinated and considered safe to drink, but may taste a little strange if you are not used to the chlorine. Bottled mineral water is available from Hotels and Shopping Malls and is inexpensive if you prefer not to drink tap water.

Can I use US dollars in St Lucia?

The Eastern Caribbean (EC) dollar is used on St Lucia and can be obtained at any bank in the country. Most places accept US dollars, but change will be given in EC dollars.

Are there private beaches in St Lucia?

NO,  all beaches in St. Lucia are public. The beaches in the south of the island are less crowded than those in the north of the island. There is far less development along the west and southern coasts of the island.

When is the rainy season in St Lucia?

The wet season in Saint Lucia lasts from June to November and temperatures vary between 23 to 30 degrees. During the rainy season, you can expect showers throughout the day, and occasionally a few days of non-stop rain.