Togo visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Togolese Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 7 days

Entry Requirements

  • For a duration of 7 days, citizens of Burkina Faso can travel to Togo without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 1 year from the date of arrival in Togo. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso with amounts above $10,000 will be required to declare it on arrival and departure.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Togo and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso with pets must a health certificate issued in Burkina Faso.
  • Burkinabes are required to provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Togo. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • All tourists are to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination on arrival into the country.
  • Intending visitors can get to Togo from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • ASKY, Air Burkina and Air Cote D'Ivoire are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Togo.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Lome, Togo is 1 hour, 25 minutes.
  • Togo has a dry and tropical climate, In the south there are two rainy seasons, from March to early July and in September and October, and North of the Togo Mountains, there is one rainy season which lasts from April to August.
  • Togo is a multilingual country, which according to one count has 44 languages spoken in the country. The official language in Togo is French, and the national languages are Ewé and Kabiyé, which is also the most spoken.
  • About 51% of the country's population practise indigenous beliefs or ancestor worship called voodoo, while the Christian and Muslim populations are about 20% and 19%, respectively.
  • West African CFA franc is the official currency in Togo. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at banks, hotels and other exchange outlets.
  • koklo meme (grilled chicken served in a chili sauce), riz sauce d'arichaide (a rice dish made with creamed peanuts), and fufu (made from cooked yams)  are special delicacies in Togo.
  • Visitors can move around in Togo with buses, taxis, trains and car rentals.
  • Togo uses Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Both countries are in the same timezone. 
  • The power and socket plug used in Togo are of Type C. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Koutammakou, Keran National Park and Aneho are some tourists sites in Togo.
  • Although Togo is home to an interesting, unique and fascinating culture and history, Visitors are, however, expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Togo safe for tourists?

 Violent crime, theft and pick-pocketing are common throughout Togo. Travelers should be especially cautious in Lomé, along the beach, and in the markets. You should avoid traveling alone when possible, especially at night.

What is the dominant religion in Togo?

The people of Togo have remained faithful to the country's pagan history. 51% of the country's population adheres to indigenous beliefs or ancestor worship. There is also a small Christian and Muslim population.

When is the best time to visit Togo?

Winter is dry and warm, becoming colder further north, while summer is ideal for beach relaxation or hiking in national parks, although it can be very hot and humid. Spring and autumn are the best times to travel to Togo, with pleasant temperatures throughout.

What language is spoken in Togo?

Togo is a multilingual country. The official language is French, and national languages like Ewé and Kabiyé are also widely spoken. French is also the formal written language in Togo -- the Togolese speak little English.