Singapore visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Singaporean Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can stay in Singapore for a period of 30 days without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond their stay in Singapore. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso travelling to Singapore must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Singapore. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • A return ticket to Burkina Faso or onward destination is needed as well.
  • On entry and exit into Singapore, tourists with amounts above SGD 20,000 will be required to declare it.
  • Intending visitors are to be aware of the fact that Trafficking of illegal drugs is punishable by death in Singapore.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Singapore from any of the international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Air France, Turkish Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Royal Air Maroc are some of the Airlines that constantly fly from Burkina Faso to Singapore.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Singapore, Singapore is 21 hours, 15 minutes.
  • The constitution of Singapore guarantees freedom of religion. However, Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Hinduism and Christianity as the principal religions in Singapore.
  • The Singapore government recognises four official languages: English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil.
  • The Singapore dollar is the official currency used in Singapore. Tourists can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • Sentosa, Gardens by the Bay, Merlion and Marina Bay Sands Singapore are some of the places tourists can visit while in Singapore.
  • Singapore has a tropical rainforest climate, with no true distinct seasons. There is an abundance of rainfall. Therefore, it is almost always warm and wet all year round.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in Singapore are hainanese chicken rice, chilli crab, laksa, char kuay teow, hokkien prawn mee, and barbecued stingray.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $60 to spend on daily expenses while in Singapore.
  • Singapore uses Singapore Standard Time (GMT+8), which puts Burkina Faso eight hours behind in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Movement in Singapore is possible with buses, car rentals and taxis. 
  • Visitors travelling to Singapore are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to travel to Singapore?

Overall, the best time to go to Singapore is between February and April. Although Singapore is, for the most part, a year-round destination, the months of February to April fall within Singapore's dry season and experience less rainfall than other times of the year.

What is not allowed to bring to Singapore?

The import of firecrackers, weapons, even lighters and toys in the form of weapons is strictly prohibited. Edible items/pharmaceuticals like meat, poultry and seafood products to Singapore is not allowed. Narcotics and any psychotropic drugs are also forbidden.

Is it OK to wear shorts in Singapore?

There is no dress code in Singapore, except maybe in some restaurants which impose a "smart casual" dress code. You should be fine wearing shorts as many locals do that.

Is it safe to travel to Singapore?

Generally, Singapore is very safe to visit. It is one of the safest countries in Asia to travel to, but it has its dangers. Tourists are advised to take necessary precautions while in the country.