Visa Free Countries for Burkinabes

See all countries Burkinabes can enter visa free.

Visa not required Countries for Burkinabes

16 countries do not require Burkinabes to present a passport before entering the country.

Visa on Arrival countries for Burkinabes

17 countries permit Burkinabes to receive a visa at the port of entry. Often you have to pay a fee at the immigration desk, but some countries give a visa on arrival for free.

E-visa countries for Burkinabes

11 countries require Burkinabes to present an electronic visa before gaining entrance into the country.

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Visa not required countries for Burkinabes

Flag Country Name Stay Duration Country Description Entry Requirements
Barbados Barbados 90 days

Barbados, known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean is a country of 284,996 people whose name literally means “the bearded ones”.

  • Citizens of Burkina Faso can visit Barbados for a duration of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending tourists from Burkina Faso are to provide a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of arrival in Barbados. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping.
  • Visitors are to provide proof of accommodation for their stay in Barbados, which could be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host who is already living in Barbados.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso visiting Barbados must provide a copy of their financial statement to show that they have enough money to take care of themselves for their entire stay in Barbados.
  • Tourists below the age of eighteen (18) travelling without a parent or guardian must have a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Barbados can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Some of the airlines that travellers can board from Burkina Faso to Barbados include Air Antilles Express, JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic, Air Antilles Express and Air France.
  • The estimated flight duration from Ouagadougou to Bridgetown, Barbados is 20 hours, 30 minutes as well as from Tenkodogo.
  • The official currency used in Barbados is the Barbadian Dollar(B$). The US Dollar is also acceptable in the country. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Christianity is the dominating religion in Barbados with about 95% of the population of the country. Other religions are Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Wicca, and Baha’i.
  • The power and socket plug used in Barbados is of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 115 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Barbados has a tropical climate and the weather is usually hot and sunny all year round, with over 3000 hours of sunshine each year. The rain comes in quick showers. The dry season lasts from January to June.
  • The official language in Barbados is English, however, Bajan is spoken majorly in an informal setting throughout the country.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $350 BBD a day for expenses while in Barbados.
  • Some delicacies tourists can try in Barbados include, cou cou, flying fish, rice and peas, cutters, etc.
  • Visitors can move around in Barbados with buses, taxis and car rental. Also, driving is on the left side.
  • Barbados make use of the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4), which put Burkina Faso four hours ahead in time.
  • Bathsheba, Crane Beach, Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Farley Hill National Park are fascinating places in Barbados that tourists can visit while in the country.
  • Visitors in Barbados are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Bahamas Bahamas 90 days

The Bahamas consists of 700 islands, a beautiful pink beach and is home to the famous Swimming Pigs.

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can visit the Bahamas for a duration of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending travellers will be required to provide a passport valid for 6 months beyond departure date from the Bahamas. The passport should have two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Burkinabes are required to have a return or onward ticket and confirmation of accommodation which could be in the form of a hotel reservation.
  • Tourist will also be required to provide that they have enough funds to sustain themselves while in the Bahamas.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso must provide a yellow fever vaccination certificate. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering the Bahamas.
  • Prospective visitors can get to the Bahamas from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Kenya Airways, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and Air France are some of the airlines that fly from Zimbabwe to the Bahamas.
  • The estimated flight duration from Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Nassau, Bahamas is 19 hours, 45 minutes.
  • The Bahamian Dollar is the official currency of the Bahamas. The USD is also widely accepted. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The most prominent religion in the Bahamas is Christianity. Other religions are Islam, Buddhism, Baha’i, Hinduism.
  • The climate of the Bahamas is tropical. The best time to visit is in Autumn and Spring, based on favourable climatic conditions.
  • Although the official language of the Bahamas is English, the Bahamian pidgin and Haitian creole are also well used.
  • The Bahamas use the Eastern Daylight Time (GMT- 4), which puts Burkina Faso four hours ahead in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in the Bahamas are of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Movement in the Bahamas is made possible with buses, taxis and car rentals. Also, driving is on the left-hand side.
  • The average amount of tourists spend per day in the Bahamas on expenses is 124 Bahamian Dollar.
  • Dean's Blue Hole, Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre, Atlantis and Nassau Straw Market are some of the tourist centres that Tanzanians can visit while in the Bahamas.
  • Cracked Conch, conch salad, rock lobsters, Bahamian Stew Fish, johnnycakes are some of the delicacies in the Bahamas.
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Benin Benin 90 days

Benin is home to about 20 diverse ethnic groups, breathtaking landscapes and the most beautiful carved wood masks in the world.

  • The immigration policy in Benin permits nationals of Burkina Faso to visit without a visa for a duration of 90 days.
  • Prospective visitors to Benin are required to have a passport valid for a period of 6 months beyond the date of departure, even though the country is visa-free for Burkinabes. The passport should, however, have two blank pages.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso are required to show proof of accommodation for their stay in Benin.
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso are to provide a return or onward ticket, as well as proof that they have enough funds to spend in the country which could be in the form of their bank statement.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Intending visitors can get to Porto-Novo, Benin from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Air Burkina, Air Cote D'Ivoire and ASKY are some of the Airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Benin.
  • The estimated flight duration from Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Port-Novo, Benin is 2 hours, 45 minutes.
  • West African CFA Franc is the official currency in Benin. The Euro is the most advised foreign currency to take along because it can be easily exchanged. Tourist can exchange other foreign currencies at banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Various denominations of Christianity, Islam and traditional religion, make up the religious demography of Benin.
  • About 55 languages are spoken in Benin whereby 50 of them are indigenous. Nevertheless, French is the official language of the country.
  • The climate in Benin is hot and humid. There are two rainy and two dry seasons. The best time to visit Benin is from July to August and December to March when the weather is most favourable.
  • The numerous natural and historical beauties found in Benin make it a great place for tourist travel.
  • Transportation in Benin can be made possible with motorbikes, bicycles, moped taxis and buses.
  • Benin uses the West African Standard Time (GMT +1), which put Benin an hour ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • On average, a tourist spends about 10,000 CFA per day in Benin.
  • Ouidah, Porto Novo, Grand -Popo and Bohicon are great places to visit in Benin.
  • The power and socket plug used in Benin are of Type E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Common staples in Benin include maize, yam and peas. Aloko (fried plantain), fufu (mashed yam formed into a paste) and beye ( a kind of cake made from roasted peanuts) are common dishes in Benin.
  • Benin is a beautiful country with lots of tourist engaging activities, however, tourists are advised to take necessary precautions while in the country.
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Bolivia Bolivia 90 days

Bolivia is a country of some 11 million people popular for its ancient Andean ruins, its thick jungles, and for having "zebras" control traffic.

  • The visa policy in Bolivia permits nationals of Burkina Faso to visit for a duration of 90 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • Intending tourists can also obtain a visa upon on arrival at a Bolivian embassy or consulate and upon their arrival in Bolivia. This visa only allows for a single entry into Bolivia.
  • Citizens of  Burkina Faso travelling to Bolivia are required to have a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of departure from Bolivia.
  • Visitors below the age of 18 planning to enter the country must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Tourists will also be required to provide proof of accommodation in Bolivia which could be a hotel reservation.
  • A copy of your latest bank statement will be required to show proof of sufficient funds to spend during your stay in Bolivia.
  • On entry and exit from Bolivia, tourists with amounts exceeding USD 10,000 will be declared.
  • Burkinabes with amounts over USD 50,000 or equivalent, registration at the Central Bank of Bolivia is required.
  • An airport tax of  BOB 190 will be imposed on tourists when exiting Bolivia.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Bolivia will be required.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Bolivia can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Bolivia include Royal Air Maroc, Air Europe, Amaszonas, Avianca, and Brussels Airlines.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Sucre, Bolivia is 1 day, 10 hours.
  • The largest religion in Bolivia is Christianity, with Roman Catholicism being the largest denomination. Indigenous Bolivians have blended Catholicism and their traditional religious beliefs.
  • The temperature in Bolivia is determined by the altitude as well as the season, with highland areas such as La Paz, Lake Titicaca, Potosi and Uyuni generally cool and extremely cold at night. Despite the cold weather, Bolivia's dry season is the most popular time of the year to travel.
  • Spanish is the official language of Bolivia, although there are other indigenous languages which include Aymara, Chiquitano, Chiriguano and Guyana.
  • The food in Bolivia consists mainly of meat, potatoes, corn pancakes, rice, eggs, and vegetables. Local specialities include pique a lo macho, grilled beef and sausage, lechón, suckling pig and cuy, whole roasted guinea pig, etc.
  • The official currency used in Bolivia is the Bolivian Boliviano. Although the US Dollar can be used at big stores in major cities. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Visitors can move around in Bolivia with minibuses, trufis and cabs.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $30 per day pon expenses.
  • Salar de Uyuni, Tiwanaku, Lake Titicaca and Reserva Eduardo Avaroa are some of the tourist sites in Bolivia, Nigerians should visit.
  • The timezone in Bolivia is (GMT -4), which puts Burkina Faso four hours ahead of Bolivia.
  • The power and socket plug used in Bolivia are of Type A and C. The standard voltage is between 220-230 V and the standard frequency is 50-60 Hz.
  • Bolivia is home to an interesting, unique and fascinating culture and history. 
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DR Congo DR Congo 90 days

DRC is a country of remote locations, national parks and dense rain forests . It has a population of 79,722,624.

  • The visa policy in the Democratic Republic of Congo permits citizens of Burkina Faso to visit the country for a duration of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for 6 months beyond the intended date of departure from DR Congo. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Tourists will be required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering DR Congo.   
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso are required to provide proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in DRC and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay, which can be a hotel reservation will be required.
  • Persons who have been declared Persona Non Grata by the government of DRC will not be allowed entry into the country.
  • The government of DR Congo requires that travellers declare cash amounts of over 5 million CDF ($5,400).
  • In DR Congo, it is illegal to export the CDF (Congolese Franc).
  • Burkinabes will be required to pay a $50 airport exit fee when departing the country.
  • Visitors hoping to get to DR Congo can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Air Cote D'Ivoire and ASKY are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to DR Congo.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Kinshasa, DR Congo is 6 hours, 30 minutes.
  • French is the official language of DR Congo. Kikongo, Lingala, Swahili and Tshiluba are the four main indigenous languages spoken by the locals in DR Congo.
  • Congolese franc is the official currency used in DR Congo. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • More than 90% of the population of DR Congo are Christians, consisting of Roman Catholics, Protestants, and other denomination of Christians. The Sunni Muslims and other indigenous religions make up the minority.
  • In DR Congo, the climate is hot and humid in the river basin and cool and dry in the southern highlands, with a cold, alpine climate in the Rwenzori Mountains.
  • Transportation in DR Congo can be made possible with buses, taxis and train.
  • The Democratic Republic of Congo uses the West African Standard time (GMT+1), which puts an hour ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in DR Congo are of Type C, D and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  •  Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Haiti Haiti 90 days

Haiti is home to over 10 million people, the final resting place of Christopher Columbus; where cocks get high on rum.

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can visit Haiti for a period of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of their arrival in Haiti. The passport should have two blank pages for entry and exit stamps.
  • Tourists are required to provide proof they have sufficient funds to cover their entire stay in Haiti. An onward or return ticket is also necessary, as well as proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for the stay in Haiti.
  • Burkinabes travelling to Haiti must pay a tourist fee set at $10.00 on arrival at the airport.
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso visiting Haiti with pets must have a veterinary health certificate and proof of rabies vaccination.
  • On entry into Haiti, tourists with amounts exceeding $10,000 will have to declare it on arrival.
  • Although there is no direct flight from Burkina Faso to Haiti, intending visitors can get to Haiti from international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Royal Air Maroc, JetBlue, Air France, Air Burkina and Air Cote D'Ivoire are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Haiti.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Port-au-Prince, Haiti is 1 day, 16 hours.
  • Haiti has a hot and humid tropical climate. The north wind brings fog and drizzle, which interrupt Haiti's dry season from November to January. But from February to May, the weather is very wet. Northeast trade winds bring rains during the wet season.
  • Christianity, precisely Roman Catholicism, is the official religion of Haiti, with about 80% of the entire population practising it. However, a large majority of Haitians believe in and practice at least one aspect of voodoo.
  • The official currency of Haiti is the Haitian Gourde, although the USD is also widely accepted. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The Haitian Creole (Kreyòl) and French are the official languages of Haiti.
  • November to March is the best time to visit Haiti because the temperatures are much cooler and perfect for relaxing on the beaches.
  • Tourists are advised to budget between $60-$75 to spend per day while in Haiti.
  • Some of the delicacies tourists can enjoy in Haiti include poulet aux noix (chicken and cashew nuts), mayi moulen ak sòs pwa, poul an sòs (cornmeal with beans and stewed chicken), griyo (fried pork), lanbi an sòs lanbi kreyol (conch in creole sauce), lanbi boukannen and woma boukannen (grilled conch and lobster).
  • The hurricane season in Haiti lasts from June to the end of November; tourists are advised to plan their trip cautiously.
  • Haiti uses the Eastern Daylight Time (GMT- 4), which means Burkina Faso is four hours ahead in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in Haiti are of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 110 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Movement in Haiti is possible with buses, taxis and car rentals. 
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Hong Kong Hong Kong 14 days

Hong Kong is home to about 8 million people, spectacular landscapes and the best culinary delights.

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can visit Hong Kong without a visa for a duration of 14 days.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of their arrival in Hong Kong. The passport should have at least two blank pages.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso are also required to provide evidence of enough funds to cover their expenses while in Hong Kong. A valid onward or return ticket back to Burkina Faso is needed as well.
  • Visitors to Hong Kong must provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Hong Kong. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in Hong Kong.
  • Travellers with pets (dogs and cats) will be required to provide a Certificate of Health for the animal signed by an official Government Veterinarian in Burkina Faso, dated not more than 14 days before the date of departure.
  • Intending visitors can get to Hong Kong from international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Air France, Air China and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that constantly fly from Burkina Faso to Hong Kong.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Beijing, Hong Kong is 19 hours, 25 minutes.
  • Chinese and English are the official languages of Hong Kong. However, most of the locals speak Cantonese, which is a dialect of Chinese.
  • The Hong Kong dollar is the official currency used in Hong Kong. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The religion in Hong Kong is characterized by a multi-faith diversity of beliefs and practices.  Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism are some of the religions practised in Hong Kong.
  • Visitors are advised to budget about $50 per daily spending in Hong Kong.
  • The climate in Hong Kong is subtropical. Hong Kong has four distinguishable seasons - a warm and humid spring, hot and rainy summer, pleasant and sunny autumn, and cool and dry winter. 
  • Some of the special delicacies found in Hong Kong are sweet and sour pork, wontons, roast gooses, wind sand chicken, shrimp and chicken balls, phoenix talons (chickens' feet), etc.
  • Hong Kong uses the Hong Kong Standard Time (GMT+8), which puts Hong Kong eight hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Hong Kong are of Type G and D. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Movement in Hong Kong is possible with buses, minibuses, taxis, car rentals and trains. 
  • Visitors in Hong Kong are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Indonesia Indonesia 30 days

Indonesia is a country of some 240 million people. It is known for its several islands, its active volcanoes, and for being the home of the last of th...

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can visit Indonesia for a duration of 30 days without a visa.
  • Although a visa is not required, prospective visitors are still required to carry a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of their arrival in Indonesia. The passport should also have two blank pages.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso will be required to provide proof of confirmed means of accommodation for their stay in Indonesia.
  • Indonesia has placed a currency restriction of $7,500 for exit and entry into the country. Visitors coming into the country with any amount exceeding this will have to declare it on arrival.
  • Burkina Faso citizens visiting Indonesia must present a yellow fever vaccination certificate on arrival.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Intending visitors can get to Indonesia from any of the international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Oman Air, Ethiopia Airways, Air France and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Indonesia.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Jakarta, Indonesia is 23 hours, 5 minutes.
  • The climate in Indonesia is tropical. There are two main seasons in Indonesia: the dry season, which spans from May to September, and the wet season which is between October and April (this is when the weather is most favourable for a visit).
  • The dominating religion in Indonesia is Islam, precisely the Sunni section. Christianity, Hindu, Buddhist, Confucianist, traditional religion and others, make up the minority in Indonesia’s religion demography.
  • Indonesian Rupiah is Indonesia’s official currency. Visitors can easily exchange their foreign currencies at banks, hotels and exchange outlets across the country.
  • There are over 250 languages spoken in Indonesia, but the official language remains Indonesian (locally known as Bahasa Indonesia).
  • Transportation in Indonesia can be made possible with motorbikes, pedicabs, taxis and buses. 
  • Indonesia uses the Western Indonesia Time (GMT +7), which puts Indonesia seven hours ahead of Burkina Faso in time.
  • Tourists travelling to Indonesia are advised to budget about $35 to spend per day on expenses.
  • Major tourist sites in Indonesia include Tanah Lot, Uluwatu Temple and Borobudur Temple.
  • The power and socket plug used in Indonesia are of Type C  and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Sabal, satay, bakso, soto, nasi goreng, gado-gado and nasi uduk are some of the delicacies enjoyed in Indonesia.
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Philippines Philippines 30 days

Philippines is the 12th most populated country in the world with a population of over 108 million people. It is known for its exports of coconuts and...

  • There is a visa exemption policy between Burkina Faso and the Philippines, which enables citizens of Burkina Faso to visit the Philippines for a duration of 30 days visa-free.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months beyond their stay in the Philippines. The passport should have at least two blank pages for entry and exit stamping.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in the Philippines. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the Philippines.
  • A return ticket to Burkina Faso or onward destination is needed as well.
  • On entry and exit into the Philippines, local currency above PHP 50,000 require an authorization from the Central Bank of the Philippines, and foreign currencies $10,000 will be declared on arrival in the Philippines.
  • Burkinabes bringing in pets must be accompanied by veterinarian good health certificate, issued at Burkina Faso, stating that the animal has not been exposed to communicable disease and prior import permit obtained from Bureau of Animal Industry.
  • Prospective visitors can get to the Philippines from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines, Emirates Airlines, Etihad, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to the Philippines.
  • The estimated flight time from  Burkina Faso to Manila, Philippines is 1 day.
  • The Philippine Peso is the official currency used in the Philippines. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The Philippines has five types of climates, which are tropical rainforest, tropical monsoon, tropical savanna, humid subtropical and oceanic. However, it has two major seasons, the rainy season, from June to November; and the dry season, from December to May.
  • Christianity is the dominating religion in the Philippines, with over 85% of the entire population. Roman Catholics, Protestants Orthodox, Restorationist etc, are the Christian denomination in the Philippines. However, some of the other religions present are in the Philippines include Hinduism Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism.
  • The Philippines has five types of climates, which are tropical rainforest, tropical monsoon, tropical savanna, humid subtropical and oceanic. However, it has two major seasons, the rainy season, from June to November; and the dry season, from December to May.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in the Philippines are chicken adobo, kare kare, balut, etc.
  • There are about 150 different indigenous languages in the Philippines, however, Filipino and English are the official languages.
  • Movement in the Philippines is possible with domestic ferries, tricycles, private transports, and taxis. 
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $40 to spend on daily expenses while in the Philippines.
  • The Philippines uses Philippine Standard Time (GMT+8), which puts the Philippines eight hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in the Philippines are of Type A, B and C. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Visitors travelling to the Philippines are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Senegal Senegal 90 days

Senegal is a country in West Africa, rich in culture and known to have taxis with goat or sheep hair tails.

  • Citizens of Burkina Faso can visit Senegal for a period of 90 days without the need for a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Senegal. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Burkina Faso tourists below the age of 18 must show a copy of their birth certificate and travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Visitors to Senegal must provide proof of confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Senegal. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in Senegal.
  • Burkinabes are also required to provide evidence of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso visiting Senegal with pets must have a health certificate and evidence of rabies vaccination no more than 30 days prior to arrival. Also, pets must enter Senegal via Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport. 
  • On entry and exit, tourists with amounts above XOF 20,000 will be required to declare it.
  • Visitors are required to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Senegal from international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Air Burkina and Air Senegal are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Senegal.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Dakar, Senegal is 2 hours, 45 minutes.
  • West African CFA franc is the official currency used in Senegal. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Senegal is a multilingual country, with about 36 languages being spoken in the country. The official language of Senegal is French. However, Wolof is the most widely spoken language in the country.
  • About 94% of the Senegalese population are Muslims, mainly Sunni Muslims. Christians and other indigenous faith are the minority religion in the country.
  • Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, Saloum Delta National Park, House of Slaves and IFAN Museum of African Arts are some of the tourist destinations Nigerians can visit while in Senegal.
  • Bassi-salté, sombi, maafe and chere are some delicacies tourists can try while in Senegal.
  • Tourists travelling to Senegal are advised to budget about $45 for daily expenses.
  • Senegal has a Tropical climate, with a hot and humid rainy season from May to November, and a dry season December to April dominated by hot, dry, harmattan wind. 
  • Visitors can move around in Senegal with minibuses, taxis, boats, trains and buses.
  • The Time zone in Senegal is Greenwich Mean Time(GMT). There is no difference between the timezone of both countries.
  • The power and socket plug used in Senegal are of Type C, D, E and K. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to be cautious as they go about their tourist-related activities.
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Singapore Singapore 30 days

The Republic of Singapore is a city-state and an island country with a population of about 5 million people and the fastest walkers in the world.

  • 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.
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Togo Togo 7 days

Togo is a country of 7 million people known for being one of the major slave trade centres in historic times, for its French colonial history, an...

  • 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.
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Ivory Coast Ivory Coast 90 days

Cote d'Ivoire has a population of over 23.7 million people. It is famous for its idyllic beach locations, for the Mount Nimba, and for being the home...

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can travel and stay in Cote D’Ivoire for a duration of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of entry in Cote d'Ivoire. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of the local currency as well as foreign currencies are unlimited. Foreign currencies are to be declared on arrival.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso are to pay a departure tax of XOF 4,000 when exiting Cote D’Ivoire.
  • Tourists visiting Cote d'Ivoire must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Cote d'Ivoire. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • Travellers from Burkina Faso will be required to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination.
  • Burkinabe minors must show a copy of their birth certificate and travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Visitors with pets must have a rabies inoculation certificate and good health certificate, dated at least 3 days before travel and issued by health authorities in Burkina Faso.
  • A return ticket to Burkina Faso or onward destination will be required.
  • Intending visitors can get to Cote d'Ivoire from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Casablanca and Agadir.
  • Air Burkina, Air Cote D'Ivoire and Tunisair are some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Cote d'Ivoire.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire is 1 hour, 30 minutes.
  • The climate in Cote d'Ivoire is tropical. There are two rainy seasons; dry season is from November to April while the rainy season is from May to October.
  • The West African CFA franc is the official currency used in Cote d'Ivoire. Visitors can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • Christianity, Islam and traditional believes are the major religions in Cote d'Ivoire. Nevertheless, the majority of citizens practice Christianity.
  • Cote d'Ivoire is a multilingual country, with 78 languages being spoken in the country. However, French is the official language and the most spoken language in the country.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $50 to spend on daily expenses while in Cote d'Ivoire.
  • Cote d'Ivoire uses Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Both countries are in the same timezone.
  • Attiéké, alloco and foutou are some of the delicacies visitors can try while in Cote d'Ivoire.
  • Parc National de Taï, Hôtel Ivoire and Galerie Cécile Fakhoury are some tourist attractions visitors can visit during their stay in Cote d'Ivoire.
  • The power and socket plug used in Cote d'Ivoire are of Type C and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Getting around in Cote d'Ivoire is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes shared taxis, minibuses, trains and domestic flights. 
  • Visitors travelling to Cote d'Ivoire are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and regulations as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Mali Mali 90 days

Mali, officially known as the republic of Mali, is populated with over 19.4 million people. It is a landlocked country in West Africa known for its Go...

  • For a duration of 90 days, citizens of Burkina Faso travelling to Mali can do so without a visa.
  • Intending visitors from Burkina Faso are to possess a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of arrival in Mali. The passport should have at least one blank page for stamping.
  • The import and export of the local currency and foreign currencies are unlimited, but amounts exceeding XOF 25,000 must be declared.
  • Visitors are to provide proof of accommodation for their stay in Mali, which could be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host who is already living in Mali.
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso visiting Mali must provide a copy of their financial statement to show that they have enough money to take care of themselves for their entire stay in Mali.
  • Burkinabe minors travelling without a parent or guardian must have a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian.
  • Travellers with pets mush possess a Veterinary Health certificate from Burkina Faso, issued no more than 3 days before travelling to Mali. Also, dogs must have been vaccinated against rabies.
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from visitors from Burkina Faso.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Mali can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Some of the airlines that travellers can board from Burkina Faso to Mali include Air Burkina, Air Senegal and Air Cote D'Ivoire.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Bamako, Mali is 1 hour, 20 minutes.
  • The official currency used in Mali is the West African CFA franc. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Mali is an Islam dominating country, with about 95% of the country’s population being Muslims. Other religions like Christianity and Animist are present in the country.
  • The power and socket plug used in Mali is of Type C and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Mali has a sub-tropical climate. The country has three main seasons, rainy seasons from June to October, a cooler season from October to February and the dry season from March to June.
  • Mali is a multilingual country, French is, however, the official language of the country. Bambara is the most widely spoken in Mali.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $ 35 a day for expenses while in Mali.
  • Visitors can move around in Mali with buses, taxis and car rental.
  • Mali makes use of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4). Both countries are in the same timezone.
  • Tomb of Askia, MoptiCliff Of Bandiagara and Djenne are fascinating places in Mali that tourists can visit while in the country.
  • Visitors in Mali are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Niger Niger 30 days

Niger was named after the Niger River and its capital is Niamey. It is one of the hottest countries in the world and it is known as the “frying pan of...

  • For a duration of 30 days, visitors from Burkina Faso can visit Niger without needing a visa.
  • All visitors from Burkina Faso are to possess a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of arrival in Niger. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping.
  • There is no restriction on the import and export of both the local currency and foreign currencies.
  • Travellers from Burkina Faso are to provide proof of accommodation for their stay in Niger, which could be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host who is already living in Niger.
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso visiting Niger must provide a copy of their financial statement to show that they have enough money to take care of themselves for their entire stay in Niger.
  • Burkinabe minors travelling without a parent or guardian must have a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian.
  • Travellers with pets mush possess a Veterinary Health certificate from Burkina Faso, issued no more than 3 days before travelling to Niger. Also, dogs must have been vaccinated against rabies.
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from visitors from Burkina Faso visiting Niger.
  • Intending visitors hoping to travel to Niger can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Some of the airlines that travellers can board from Burkina Faso to Niger include Air Burkina, ASKY and  Mauritanian Airlines International Airways.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Niamey, Niger is 1 hour.
  • The official currency used in Niger is the West African CFA franc. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Islam is the most practised religion in Niger, with about 99% of the entire population of the country. Other religions like Christianity and Animism are present in the country.
  • The power and socket plug used in Niger is of Type  C, D, E and F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Niger is one of the hottest countries in Africa, with a hot and dry climate. The best time to visit Niger is between January and February and from July to December
  • Niger has eleven official languages, and French is the most used language of them all. Hausa is the most spoken language in the country.
  • Transportation in Niger is possible with buses, taxis and car rental.
  • Dodo (fried plantains), efo (greens stew), jollof rice, dambou (rice coucous), moringa are some of the dishes tourists can try out while in Niger.
  • Niger makes use of the West Africa Standard Time (GMT+1), which puts it an hour ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Zinder, Niamey, Agadez and Termit Massif are fascinating places in Niger that tourists can visit while in the country.
  • Visitors in Niger are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Guinea Guinea 30 days

The Republic of Guinea is a West African country that lies along the Gulf of Guinea, and has a population of about 12.4 million.

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can travel to Guinea without a visa for a period of 30 days.
  • Prospective from Burkina Faso are required to have a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of arrival in Guinea. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping.
  • On entry and exit from Guinea, tourists can import and export the local currency (Guinea Franc) up to GNF 100,000 if tourists declare it. Also, there is no restriction on the import and export of foreign currencies if declared on arrival.
  • Burkinabe minors travelling without a parent or guardian must have a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso visiting Guinea are to provide proof of accommodation for their stay in Guinea, which could be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host who is already living in Guinea.
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso must also present a copy of their financial statement to show that they have sufficient funds to sustain themselves for their entire stay in Guinea.
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from visitors from Burkina Faso visiting Guinea.
  • Tourists with pets mush possess a Veterinary Health certificate from Burkina Faso, issued no more than 3 days before travelling to Guinea. Also, dogs must have been vaccinated against rabies.
  • Intending visitors hoping to travel to Guinea can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Some of the airlines that travellers can board from Burkina Faso to Guinea include Air Burkina, Ethiopian Airways and Turkish Airlines.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Conakry, Guinea is 2 hours, 20 minutes.
  • Guinean franc is the official currency used in Guinea. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Guinea has a tropical religion. The country has three main seasons, winter, summer and harmattan. The best time to travel to Guinea is between November and December, after the winter and before the dusty harmattan winds arrive.
  • Islam is the most practised religion in Guinea. About 85% of the country’s population adhere to religion. Christianity and traditional religion are the minority.
  • The power and socket plug used in Guinea is of Type C, F and K. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • French is the official language of Guinea.  Fula (or Pular), Malinké (or Maninka), Susu, Kissi, Kpelle (known in French as Guerzé) and Toma are some indigenous languages in Guinea.
  • Transportation in Guinea is possible with buses, taxis and car rental.
  • Bouille, boiled mango, fried plantain, patates, fried sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie are some of the dishes tourists can try out while in Guinea.
  • Guinea makes use of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). Both countries are in the same timezone.
  • National Museum of Guinea, Grande Mosquée de Conakry and Kambadaga Falls are fascinating places in Guinea that tourists can visit while in the country.
  • Visitors in Guinea are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Visa on arrival countries for Burkinabes

Flag Country Name Stay Duration Country Description Entry Requirements
Bolivia Bolivia 90 days

Bolivia is a country of some 11 million people popular for its ancient Andean ruins, its thick jungles, and for having "zebras" control traffic.

  • The visa policy in Bolivia permits nationals of Burkina Faso to visit for a duration of 90 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • Intending tourists can also get a visa upon their arrival at any airport in Bolivia. This visa only allows for a single entry into Bolivia.
  • Citizens of  Burkina Faso travelling to Bolivia are required to have a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of departure from Bolivia.
  • Visitors below the age of 18 planning to enter the country must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Tourists will also be required to provide proof of accommodation in Bolivia which could be a hotel reservation.
  • A copy of your latest bank statement will be required to show proof of sufficient funds to spend during your stay in Bolivia.
  • On entry and exit from Bolivia, tourists with amounts exceeding USD 10,000 will be declared.
  • Burkinabes with amounts over USD 50,000 or equivalent, registration at the Central Bank of Bolivia is required.
  • An airport tax of  BOB 190 will be imposed on tourists when exiting Bolivia.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Bolivia will be required.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Bolivia can do so from any international airport in Tanzania. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Bolivia include Royal Air Maroc, Air Europe, Amaszonas, Avianca, and Brussels Airlines.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Sucre, Bolivia is 1 day, 10 hours.
  • The largest religion in Bolivia is Christianity, with Roman Catholicism being the largest denomination. Indigenous Bolivians have blended Catholicism and their traditional religious beliefs.
  • The temperature in Bolivia is determined by the altitude as well as the season, with highland areas such as La Paz, Lake Titicaca, Potosi and Uyuni generally cool and extremely cold at night. Despite the cold weather, Bolivia's dry season is the most popular time of the year to travel.
  • Spanish is the official language of Bolivia, although there are other indigenous languages which include Aymara, Chiquitano, Chiriguano and Guyana.
  • The food in Bolivia consists mainly of meat, potatoes, corn pancakes, rice, eggs, and vegetables. Local specialities include pique a lo macho, grilled beef and sausage, lechón, suckling pig and cuy, whole roasted guinea pig, etc.
  • The official currency used in Bolivia is the Bolivian Boliviano. Although the US Dollar can be used at big stores in major cities. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Visitors can move around in Bolivia with minibuses, trufis and cabs.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $30 per day pon expenses.
  • Salar de Uyuni, Tiwanaku, Lake Titicaca and Reserva Eduardo Avaroa are some of the tourist sites in Bolivia, Nigerians should visit.
  • The timezone in Bolivia is (GMT -4), which puts Burkina Faso four hours ahead of Bolivia.
  • The power and socket plug used in Bolivia are of Type A and C. The standard voltage is between 220-230 V and the standard frequency is 50-60 Hz.
  • Bolivia is home to an interesting, unique and fascinating culture and history. 
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Cambodia Cambodia 30 days

Cambodia is a country of over 16.01 million people known for being the home of the largest religious monument in the world, for its warm culture, and...

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can visit Cambodia for a duration of 30 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • The e-visa cost about $30 and takes about 5 days to process.
  • Visitors can also gain entry into Cambodia through Phnom Penh and Siem Reap International Airports, Thailand land borders, and also from Vietnam land border.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can also pay for a visa on arrival at any of these international airports or land borders mentioned above.
  • Visitors can extend their stay once by a month, by applying at the Immigration Department. Overstaying the visa duration will attract a fine.
  • Prospective visitors must have a passport valid for 6 months beyond their stay in Cambodia. The passport must have one blank page for visa stamping.
  • In Cambodia, the import of local currency is prohibited. Visitors carrying foreign currency above $10,000 will be asked to declare it.
  • The export of local currency is also prohibited. The amount declared at Customs on arrival will be taken out in foreign currency, not local currency. 
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to last them their entire stay in the country.
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Cambodia is needed which can be a hotel reservation or a letter from a host already in the country.
  • Intending visitors hoping to travel to Cambodia can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Bulawayo.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Cambodia include Oman Air, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Bangkok Airways and Singapore Airlines.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Phnom Penh, Cambodia is 22 hours and 20 hours.
  • Cambodian Riel is the official currency of Cambodia. Although the US Dollar can be used at big stores in major cities. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The official religion in Cambodia is Buddhism. Approximately 97% of Cambodia's population practises it. Islam, Christianity, and tribal animism make up the bulk of the small remainder.
  • Cambodia has a tropical climate with warm weather all through the year. There are two seasons, The northeast monsoon season which runs from December through April, bringing sunny, dry weather, especially in January and February.
  • The official language of Cambodia is Khmer, which is spoken by majorly all the citizens of Cambodia.
  • Tourists can budget about $30 to cater for daily expenses in Cambodia.
  • Visitors can move around in Cambodia with buses, taxis and car rental. 
  • Kroeung, kampot, hu tiue and prahok are some of the dishes enjoyed in Cambodia.
  • Cambodia makes use of the Indochina Time (GMT+7), which puts it seven hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Cambodia is of Type A, C and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Visitors are to be careful and avoid asking the locals controversial questions like topics about war, politics, the problem in the mines, or any other questions that might trigger bad memories.
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Ethiopia Ethiopia 30 days

Ethiopia is the second-most populous nation in Africa, full of vibrant and colourful festivals and is home to the first cup of coffee.

  • Citizens of Burkina Faso can visit Ethiopia with an e-visa or obtain a visa on arrival only at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
  • Burkina Faso nationals can obtain two types of e-visa. Burkinabe visiting on a single-entry visa can stay up to three months while visits on a multiple entry visa allow for six months visiting period. 
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso visiting Ethiopia can extend their visa at the head office of the main department of Immigration and Nationality Affairs in Addis Ababa in person.
  • Also, visitors will be required to provide a passport valid for six months from the arrival date in Ethiopia, with at least two blank pages.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket, a copy of air ticket or itinerary, proof of sufficient funds to spend during their stay, preferably a bank statement.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso below 18 years hoping to travel to Ethiopia must either be accompanied by a parent or guardian or apply for the unaccompanied minors form.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso will be required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering Ethiopia.
  • Burkinabe visiting Ethiopia with pets must have an advanced authorization from the Ministry of Agriculture, a proof of current rabies vaccination and a health certificate that has been issued by a licensed veterinarian within 10 days of transport. 
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso will be required to provide a confirmation of accommodation during the stay in Ethiopia, which can be a hotel reservation.
  • Visitors can get to Ethiopia from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Ethiopian Airways and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Ethiopia.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is 7 hours.
  • The dominating religion in Ethiopia is Christianity with denominations like Abrahamic, Ethiopian Orthodoxy, Pentay and Catholic. Aside from that, Islam and other indigenous religions are practised.
  • Ethiopian Birr (ETB) is the official currency used in Ethiopia. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Movement around in Ethiopia can be facilitated by buses, taxis, and trains.
  • The official language of Ethiopia is Amharic. However, Oromo is a more generally spoken language. Other languages spoken in the country include Arabic and English.
  • The climate in Ethiopia is mild and tropical, so it is relatively hot throughout the year. It is best to visit during the dry season which is between October and June.
  • Ethiopia uses the East Africa Time (GMT+3), which puts Ethiopia three ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $47 to spend on daily expenses while in Ethiopia.
  • Some delicacies enjoyed in Ethiopia include injera (sourdough flatbread), tibs (sautéed meat chunks), shiro be kibbe (legume stew), berbere (typical spice blend) and kitfo (Ethiopian beef tartare).
  • There are two associated power socket and plug types in Ethiopia, which are type C and F. The standard supply voltage is 220 V, with a standard frequency of 50 Hz.
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Laos Laos 30 days

Laos is populated with over 6.858 million people, and is home to beautiful parks,monuments and several protected areas. Laos is known as the land of a...

  • For a period of 30 days, nationals of Burkina Faso can visit Laos.
  • Intending visitors can gain entry into Laos by applying for an e-visa. E-visa will take about 5 days to process.
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso can also pay for a visa on arrival at any International Airport in Laos to gain entry into the country.
  • Visitors who desire to stay longer than the 30-days validity are to apply and pay for an extension at the Laos immigration department.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Laos. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of local currency are not permitted. Amounts above 2,500 USD or equivalent in foreign currency must be declared on entry or exit from the country.
  • Visitors are to provide a financial statement to show that they have sufficient funds to spend during their stay in Laos, as well as an onward or return ticket.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso are expected to have proof of yellow fever vaccination.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Laos from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These international airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Ethiopian Airways and Royal Air Maroc are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Laos.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Vientiane, Laos is 23 hours.
  • The dominant religion of Laos is Theravada Buddhism. Other religions include Christianity, Islam, and the Bahá'í Faith.
  • Lao, also known as Laotian, is the official language in Laos. it is a member of the Tai-Kadai language family. It is spoken by 3 million people in Laos.
  • The official currency used in Laos is Lao kip. However, there are three currencies used for commerce, and they are kip, Thai baht (B) and US dollars (US$). Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Laos has a tropical monsoon climate, with a rainy season from May to October, a cool dry season from November to February, and a hot dry season in March and April. 
  • A tourist with a low budget can spend about $40 per day on expenses in Laos.
  • Laos uses the Indochina Time (GMT+7), which makes Laos seven hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Laos are of Type A, B, C, E and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $40 to spend on daily expenses.
  • Popular delicacies in Laos include Kaipen (Fried Seaweed), Khao Jee (Baguette), Khao Poon (Spicy Noodle Soup), Lao Sausage and Larb (Minced Meat Salad)
  • Movement in Laos is possible with taxis, car rental, bus and trucks.
  • Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Lesotho Lesotho 30 days

Lesotho is an enclaved country in southern Africa, with a population of about 2 million people. Lesotho is a land of clear blue skies and more than 30...

  • The visa policy in Lesotho permits Burkina Faso to visit the country for 14 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • Prospecting visitors are required to have a passport valid for 6 months beyond the intended date of arrival into Lesotho. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Tourists will be required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering Lesotho.
  • Visitors are required to provide proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Lesotho and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay is needed.
  • It is always highly recommended that tourists undergo medical examinations prior to travel. Vaccinations such as malarial prophylactics may be necessary.
  • Visitors hoping to get to Lesotho can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Ethiopia Airways, ASKY and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Lesotho.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Maseru, Lesotho is 20 hours.
  • Sotho and English are the official languages of Lesotho. However, other languages like  Phuthi, Xhosa and Zulu are spoken in the country.
  • The South African Rand and Losetho Loti are the currencies of the Kingdom of Lesotho. However, Loti is the official currency.
  • Christianity is the dominating religion of Lesotho with Protestants and Roman Catholics as leading denominations. Islam, Hindu, Buddhists, Baha'i, and other indigenous religions are also practised in the country.
  • Lesotho has a temperate climate, with hot summers and cold winters. The best time to visit Lesotho is between October and November and between March and April when the weather is most favourable.
  • Oxtail stew, Curries and Kebabs are special traditional delicacies of the kingdom of Lesotho.
  • Transportation in Lesotho can be made possible with buses, taxis and car rentals.
  • Lesotho uses the South Africa Standard Time (GMT+2), which puts it two hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in DR Congo are of Type M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tsehlanyane National Park, Afriski Mountain Resort, Maletsunyane Falls tourist destinations in Lesotho worth visiting.
  • Tourists should budget about $62 to spend per day in Lesotho.
  •  Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Macao Macao 30 days

Macao is known as the gambling capital of the world and the most densely populated region in the world,  has a population of  about 650,900.

  • 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.
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Maldives Maldives 30 days

The Maldives has about 446,513 inhabitants. It consists of 26 atolls which are made up of 1192 Coral islands and is also known as the "Hundred Thousan...

  • Citizens of Burkina Faso hoping to visit the Maldives can do so for a duration of 30 days.
  • Visitors can get a visa upon their arrival at any airport in the Maldives.
  • Intending visitors must have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the expected date of departure from the Maldives. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Visitors below 18 years hoping to travel to the Maldives must possess travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Islam is the only acceptable religion in the Maldives. Public practise of any other religion is prohibited.
  • All Burkina Faso citizens are required to have a return or onward ticket as well as proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the Maldives. 
  • Prospective visitors can travel to the Maldives from international airports in Burkina Faso. There is an international airport in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Ethiopia Airways and Emirate Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to the Maldives.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Male, Maldives is 18 hours, 55 minutes.
  • The Maldivian Rufiyaa is the official currency used in the Maldives. Tourists can also exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • The official and most spoken language in the Maldives is Dhivehi. However, English and Arabic are common languages being spoken by citizens of the country.
  • Islam is the official and the only religion in the Maldives, all citizens must be Muslims, and the practice of any other religion other than Islam is forbidden.
  • The Maldives has a hot tropical climate. There are two monsoons, the southwest which is from May to October and the northeast from November to April. Generally, the southwest brings more wind and rain in June and July.
  • Transportation in the Maldives can be facilitated by taxis, buses, ferries and seaplanes.
  • Maldives makes use of Maldives Time (GMT+5), which puts the Maldives five hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Garudhiya, mas huni and fihunu mas are some of the delicacies tourists can try while in the Maldives.
  • Tanzanians travelling to the Maldives can budget an average of $50 to spend on expenses per day.
  • The power and socket plug used in the Maldives are of type D and G. 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.
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Mauritius Mauritius 60 days

Mauritius, officially known as the republic of Mauritius, is a volcanic Island located in the Indian ocean off the southeast of the continent Africa....

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can visit Mauritius by obtaining a visa on arrival ar any airport or land borders in the country.
  • This visa on arrival enables them to stay in Mauritius for 60 days.
  • All tourists must have a passport valid for at least 6 months at the time of entry into Mauritius. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds to spend during their stay in Mauritius.
  • On arrival into Mauritius, citizens of Burkina Faso will be required to provide evidence of accommodation throughout their stay duration.
  • Burkinabes importing and exporting the local currency (Mauritian Rupee) and foreign currencies which amounts exceed MUR 500,000 or equivalent in foreign currencies must be declared on entry and exit.
  • Intending tourists can get to Mauritius from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Kenya Airways, Air France, Turkish Airlines and Air Mauritius are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Mauritius.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Port Louis, Mauritius is 23 hours, 30 minutes.
  • Mauritius has a mild tropical maritime climate throughout the year. The country has two seasons, which are a warm humid summer from November to April and a relatively cool dry winter from June to September, which is the best time to travel.
  • The Mauritian Rupee is the official and only currency used in Mauritius. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Mauritius is a multilingual country with no official language. Citizens speak various languages ranging from English, French, Mauritian Creole, French-based Creole, and ethnic languages such as Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu and Tamil or Mandarin.
  • In Mauritius, Hinduism is the major religion with about half of the entire population practising the religion. Christianity, Islam Buddhism are other religions present in the country.
  • Popular delicacies in Mauritius are dholl pori,  dim sum, daube de poulet and bol renverse.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $68 for daily expenses for their stay in Mauritius.
  • In Mauritius, the power plugs and sockets are of type C and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Mauritius uses Mauritius Standard Time (GMT+4). which puts Mauritius four hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Transportation in Mauritius can be done through buses, car rentals, taxis, trains etc.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts while in the country.
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Mozambique Mozambique 30 days

Mozambique is home to over 19 million people, the best colonial era architecture and the famous Peri Peri Chicken dish.

  • Every national of Burkina Faso can get a visa upon their arrival at most border posts and airport in Mozambique.
  • This visa allows the visitor to stay in Mozambique for a duration of 30 days. The visa on arrival costs $50.
  • Visitors are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of arrival in Mozambique. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Burkinabes under the age of 18 must show a copy of their birth certificate and travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • All visitors from Burkina Faso are required to have a return or onward ticket as well as proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in Mozambique.
  • Also, evidence of accommodation, which can be in the form of hotel reservation or letter from the host already in the country will be required.
  • There is no restriction on the importation of foreign currency if declared on arrival.
  • Importation and exportation of the Mozambican Metical, which is the currency, is highly prohibited.
  • Intending tourists can get to Mozambique from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways and South African Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Mozambique.
  • The estimated flight time from both Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Maputo, Mozambique is 23 hours, 10 minutes.
  • The Mozambican Metical is the official currency used in Mozambique. Visitors can, however, exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The official language of Mozambique is Portuguese. It is also the most spoken. However, there are over 40 other indigenous languages spoken in the country.
  • Christianity is the prominent religion in Mozambique, with about 50% of the entire population. Islam, Buddhism and Baha'i faith are a minority religion in the country.
  • Seafood forms a large part of the local diet in Mozambique as it is abundant and cheap.
  • Tourists travelling to Mozambique are advised to budget about $48 for daily expenses.
  • Mozambique has a warm and tropical climate. The country has two distinct seasons. A rainy, humid and very hot summer which is from October to April, and from June to October is the dry and cooler season.
  • Visitors can move around in Mozambique with minibuses, taxis, boats, trains and planes.
  • The Time zone in Mozambique is Central Africa Time(GMT+2), which puts Burkina Faso two hours behind in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in Mozambique are of Type C, F and M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
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Namibia Namibia 90 days

Namibia is known for its 2.5 million people, the highest sand dunes and the largest canyon in Africa.

  • The visa policy in Namibia provides that Burkina Faso citizens can only gain entry Namibia by obtaining a visa on arrival.
  • This visa on arrival permits them to stay in Namibia for a duration of 90 days.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Namibia. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Namibia and proof of enough funds to spend during your stay in the country, which could be a recent bank statement.
  • Burkina Faso citizens are required to provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Namibia. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • Tourists with amounts above NAD 50,000 will be required to declare it on arrival and departure.
  • Intending visitors can get to Namibia from international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, South African Airways and Tap Air Portugal are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Namibia.
  • The estimated flight time from Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Windhoek, Namibia is 23 hours, 10 minutes.
  • Namibia has a subtropical desert climate, with two distinct climates. From June to September is winter in Namibia and summer is from November to April.
  • The Namibian Dollar and South African Rand are the currencies used in Namibia. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Afrikaans, German and English enjoys equal status as official languages in Namibia. There are about 30 other indigenous languages being spoken in Namibia.
  • Transportation in Namibia can be facilitated by car rentals and taxis.
  • Namibia makes use of the Central Africa Time (GMT+2), which puts Namibia two hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Etosha National Park, Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei and Cape Cross are some of the tourist destinations in Namibia visitors can visit.
  • Christianity is the most widespread religion in Namibia, with about 90% of the entire population. The Islam religion is also quite prominent.
  • Tourists travelling to Namibia can budget an average of $60 to spend on expenses per day.
  • The power and socket plug used in Namibia are of type D and M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Biltong, potjiekos, kapana and fat cakes and mopane worms are some of the delicacies tourists can try while in Namibia.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts.
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Nepal Nepal 90 days

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a home to about 26.4 million people and eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains incl...

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can get a visa upon their arrival at the international airport in Kathmandu and at all land border crossings in Nepal.
  • This visa allows the visitor to stay in Nepal for a duration of 90 days.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Nepal. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Travellers from Burkina Faso under the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians. Children under the age of 10 can get a visa for free. 
  • The importation of foreign currency amounting to $5,000 must be declared on arrival into Nepal. 
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Nepal and evidence of accommodation during the duration of their stay in the country is needed.
  • Tourists are also required to provide proof of sufficient funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Nepal from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways,  Oman Air, and Royal Air Maroc are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Nepal.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Kathmandu, Nepal is 19 hours, 55 minutes.
  • The Nepalese rupee is the official currency in Nepal. The USD can be used in hotels, airlines and for travel agents. Visitors are advised to exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets.
  • The official language of Nepal is Nepali, formerly called Khas-Kura, and it is the most spoken language in the country.
  • The religion demography in Nepal includes Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Kirant and Christian. However, Hindu is the most practised religion.
  • Nepal has a variety of climate and is influenced by maritime and continental factors. It has four distinct climates, Spring, which lasts from March to May, Summer last from June to August, Autumn is from September to November and winter which is from December to February.
  • Momo, pulao, dal bhat, sel roti, thukpa, gorkhali lamb, dhido are some of the dishes tourists can try in Nepal.
  • Visitors can move around in Nepal with minibuses, taxis and car rentals.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $50 per day for daily expenses.
  • Nepal uses the Nepal Time (GMT+5:45), which puts Nepal is 5 hours and 45 minutes ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Nepal are of Type C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • 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 in Nepal.
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Palau Palau 30 days

Palau is populated with over 22,102 people. Palau is known for its famous Rock island, waterfalls, beautiful beaches and clear blue waters. Palau is a...

  • The visa policy in Palau provides that nationals of Burkina Faso can get a visa upon their arrival at any international airport in Palau.
  • This visa on arrival allows citizens of Burkina Faso to stay in Palau for a duration of 30 days.
  • Visitors who wish to stay beyond the 30-day validity are to apply for an extension at the immigration department in Palau.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Palau. The passport should have at least one blank page for stamping.
  • Travellers from Burkinabe below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians. 
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso travelling to Palau must provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Palau, which could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in Palau.
  • Tourists are required to pay a $20 departure tax and a $30 green fee ($50 total) per person when leaving Palau.
  • Burkina Faso nationals are also required to provide proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • On entry and exit, Visitors with amounts of over 10,000 USD must declare it.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Palau from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • China Airlines, Brussels Airlines, and Ethiopian Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Palau.
  • The estimated flight duration from both Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Ngerulmud, Palau is 1 day, 7 hours.
  • The United States Dollar is the official currency used in Palau. Visitors are advised to exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets.
  • Palauan and English are the official languages in Palau. Majority of the population speaks both languages fluently. Tagalog and Japanese are also well-spoken languages in the country.
  • Christianity is the most prominent religion in Palau, particularly Roman Catholicism, with about 46% of the entire population. Christian denominations like Seventh-day Adventist and Jehovah’s witness are also present in Palau. Other religions like Buddhism, Baha’i faith and Hinduism make up the minority religion.
  • Palau has a tropical rainforest climate with heavy rainfall throughout the year. The dry season is from December to April, and the rainy season is from April to December. The best time to visit Palau is from February to April since it has the least rainfall and sunny period of the year.
  • Some special delicacies tourists can try in Palau are broiled fish (Palauan style), tinola and ulkoy.
  • Visitors can move around in Palau with minibuses, taxis, tour buses and car rentals.
  • Palau uses the Palau time (GMT+9), which puts Palau is nine hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Some tourist destination Burkinabes can visit while in Palau include Rock island, Koror and Peleliu.
  • The power and socket plug used in Palau are of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Visitors are advised to be careful as they go about their tourist-related activities.
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Rwanda Rwanda 30 days

The Republic of Rwanda is known for its mountains and numerous lakes. It has a population of about 11,262,500 people and its capital and largest city...

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can visit Rwanda by applying for an e-visa.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso can also pay for a visa on arrival at any airport in Rwanda to gain entry into the country.
  • Both options provide them to stay in the country for up to 30 days.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival into Rwanda. The passport should have at least a blank page for visa stamping.
  • Burkinabes travelling to Rwanda must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Rwanda. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • The import and export of local currency are limited to RWF5000. Although the import and export of foreign currency are unlimited, it must be declared upon arrival and exchanged within 8 days.
  • Tourists are required to provide proof of sufficient funds to cater for their needs during their stay in Rwanda, which can be a recent bank statement.
  • Travellers below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Rwanda from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines and Ethiopia airways are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Rwanda.
  • The estimated flight time from both Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Kigali, Rwanda is 13 hours, 10 minutes.
  • Christianity is the dominant religion in Rwanda, with Roman Catholics, Protestants and Seventh-day Adventist being the leading denominations. About 5% of the population are Sunni Muslims and 2% practice indigenous religions. 
  • The Rwandan Franc is the official currency used in Rwanda. However, the US Dollar can also be used for transaction purposes. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Rwanda has a temperate tropical highland climate. From June to mid-September is the long dry season, which is generally the best time to visit, from October to November is the rainy season and the short dry season from December to February. 
  • Tourists can transport themselves in Rwanda through buses, taxis and car rentals. 
  • Kinyarwanda is the national and the spoken language in Rwanda. It is also one of the country’s official language alongside French, English, and Swahili. 
  • Rwanda has a temperate tropical highland climate. From June to mid-September is the long dry season, which is generally the best time to visit, from October to November is the rainy season and the short dry season from December to February. 
  • Brochettes,  Mandazi and Ugali are some foods tourists can try during their stay in Rwanda.
  • Tourists in Rwanda can budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses.
  • The power and socket plug used in Rwanda are of Type C and J. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Rwanda uses Central Africa Time (GMT +2), which puts Rwanda two hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  •  Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 42 days

St. Lucia is an island country with the world’s only drive-in volcano and the only country named after a woman.

  • 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.
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Samoa Samoa 60 days

Samoa is a Polynesian nation, with a unique way of life and home to the best tattoo artists in the world.

  • The visa agreement between Burkina Faso and Samoa provides that Burkinabes can visit Samoa by obtaining a visa on arrival at any airport in Samoa.
  • This visa permits citizens of Burkina Faso to stay in Samoa for a duration of 60 days.
  • Intending visitors are required to present a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Samoa. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Travellers from Burkina Faso below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians. 
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso travelling to Samoa must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Samoa. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in Samoa.
  • Tourists are required to provide proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • On entry into Samoa, Visitors with amounts of over WST 20,000 must declare it upon arrival.
  • Intending visitors can get to Samoa from international airports in Burkina Faso. There are available international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Samoa include Air France, Brussels Airlines, Virgin Australia and  Fiji Airways.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Apia, Samoa is 1 day, 13 hours.
  • The Samoan Tālā is the official currency in Samoa. Visitors are advised to exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets.
  • English is the official languages in Samoa. However, the majority of the population speaks Samoan.
  • 95%of the entire population of Samoa are Christians. Hindus, Buddhists, and Jews make up the minority religion in the country.
  • Samoa has a tropical climate, with warm weather all year round, It has two distinct seasons: the dry season which runs from May to October and the wet season which runs from November to April.
  • Tourists travelling to Samoa are to budget about $50 to spend on expenses per day.
  • Some special delicacies tourists can try in Samoa are Luau or Palusami, Faiai Eleni and Fa'ausi.
  • Visitors can move around in Samoa with minibuses, taxis, ferries and car rentals.
  • Palau uses Apia Standard Time(GMT+13), which puts Samoa 13 hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Some of the tourist sites in Samoa tourists can visit include Upolu, Alofaaga Blowholes and Piula Cave Pool.
  • The power and socket plug used in Samoa are of Type I. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Visitors are advised to be careful as they go about their tourist-related activities.
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Tuvalu Tuvalu 30 days

  • Tourists from Burkina Faso can obtain a visa upon their arrival at any international airport in Tuvalu and at all land border crossings in the country.
  • This visa allows citizens of Burkina Faso to stay in Tuvalu for a duration of 30 days.
  • Tourists who wish to stay beyond the 30-day validity should apply for an extension at the Chief Immigration Officer in Tuvalu.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Tuvalu. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Visitors below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians. 
  • Tourists travelling to Tuvalu must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Tuvalu. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in Tuvalu.
  • Burkinabes travelling with pets (cats or dogs) must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health certificate and rabies inoculation certificate issued from Burkina Faso.
  • An airport tax of AUD 30 must be paid on departure from Tuvalu.
  • Tourists with amounts above AUD $3000 will be required to declare it on arrival and departure.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso are required to provide proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Tuvalu from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • British Airways, Fiji Airways, Air France and Air Canada are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Tuvalu.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Funafuti, Tuvalu is 1 day, 19 hours.
  • English and Tuvaluan are the official languages in Tuvalu, however, Tuvaluan is the most common language spoken in the country.
  • The Tuvaluan Dollar is an official national currency and used only in Tuvalu. However, the Australian Dollar is widely accepted all through the country. Visitors are advised to exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets.
  • Tuvalu has a hot and humid tropical climate. The dry season from March to October tends to be a bit cooler and more pleasant than the wet season (rainy season) running from November to February.
  • Almost all the citizens of Tuvalu are Christians, of different denominations. Traditional belief constitutes minority religion. 
  • Pulaka and coconut crab are some of the dishes tourists can try in Tuvalu.
  • Visitors can move around in Tuvalu with minibuses, car rentals and taxis.
  • Tuvalu uses Tuvalu Time (GMT+12), which puts Burkina Faso twelve hours behind in time.
  • Marine Conservation Park, Funafuti, Nanumanga and WWII Plane Wreckage Sites are some of the tourist sites in Tuvalu.
  • The power and socket plug used in Tuvalu are of Type I. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • 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 in Tuvalu.
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Uganda Uganda 90 days

Uganda has a population of over 40 million people. It is known for having 6.8% of the world's butterfly species, for being home to 11% of the world’s...

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can visit Uganda by applying for an e-visa.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso can also pay for a visa on arrival at any airport in Uganda to gain entry into the country.
  • The visa on arrival costs $50.
  • Both options provide them to stay in the country for up to 90 days.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of entry in Uganda. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Tourists are to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination on arrival in Uganda.
  • Burkina Faso citizens travelling to Uganda must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Uganda. 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.
  • Intending visitors can get to Uganda from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines and Ethiopian Airways are some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Uganda.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Kampala, Uganda is 12 hours, 20 minutes.
  • Uganda has a warm tropical climate. The dry season is from June to August, and from December to February, while the rainy season is from March to May and September to November.
  • The religion demography in Uganda is divided into indigenous religions, Islam, and Christianity. However, Christianity is the most practised religion in the country.
  • English and Swahili are the official languages of Uganda. However, there are forty native languages in Uganda, which can be grouped into three main language families: Bantu, Central Sudanic, and Nilotic. 
  • The Ugandan shilling is the official currency used in Uganda. Visitors can visit banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $30 to spend on daily expenses while in Uganda.
  • Uganda uses East Africa Time (GMT+3). Uganda is three hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Bwindi National Park, Kibale Forest National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park are some of the tourist sites tourists can visit during their to Uganda.
  • The power and socket plug used in Uganda are of G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Movement in Uganda is possible with buses, trains and taxis. 
  • Visitors travelling to Uganda are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and regulations as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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E-visa countries for Burkinabes

Flag Country Name Stay Duration Country Description Entry Requirements
Bolivia Bolivia 90 days

Bolivia is a country of some 11 million people popular for its ancient Andean ruins, its thick jungles, and for having "zebras" control traffic.

  • The visa policy in Bolivia permits nationals of Burkina Faso to visit for a duration of 90 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • Intending tourists can also get a visa upon their arrival at any airport in Bolivia. This visa only allows for a single entry into Bolivia.
  • Citizens of  Burkina Faso travelling to Bolivia are required to have a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of departure from Bolivia.
  • Visitors below the age of 18 planning to enter the country must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Tourists will also be required to provide proof of accommodation in Bolivia which could be a hotel reservation.
  • A copy of your latest bank statement will be required to show proof of sufficient funds to spend during your stay in Bolivia.
  • On entry and exit from Bolivia, tourists with amounts exceeding USD 10,000 will be declared.
  • Burkinabes with amounts over USD 50,000 or equivalent, registration at the Central Bank of Bolivia is required.
  • An airport tax of  BOB 190 will be imposed on tourists when exiting Bolivia.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Bolivia will be required.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Bolivia can do so from any international airport in Tanzania. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Bolivia include Royal Air Maroc, Air Europe, Amaszonas, Avianca, and Brussels Airlines.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Sucre, Bolivia is 1 day, 10 hours.
  • The largest religion in Bolivia is Christianity, with Roman Catholicism being the largest denomination. Indigenous Bolivians have blended Catholicism and their traditional religious beliefs.
  • The temperature in Bolivia is determined by the altitude as well as the season, with highland areas such as La Paz, Lake Titicaca, Potosi and Uyuni generally cool and extremely cold at night. Despite the cold weather, Bolivia's dry season is the most popular time of the year to travel.
  • Spanish is the official language of Bolivia, although there are other indigenous languages which include Aymara, Chiquitano, Chiriguano and Guyana.
  • The food in Bolivia consists mainly of meat, potatoes, corn pancakes, rice, eggs, and vegetables. Local specialities include pique a lo macho, grilled beef and sausage, lechón, suckling pig and cuy, whole roasted guinea pig, etc.
  • The official currency used in Bolivia is the Bolivian Boliviano. Although the US Dollar can be used at big stores in major cities. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Visitors can move around in Bolivia with minibuses, trufis and cabs.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $30 per day pon expenses.
  • Salar de Uyuni, Tiwanaku, Lake Titicaca and Reserva Eduardo Avaroa are some of the tourist sites in Bolivia, Nigerians should visit.
  • The timezone in Bolivia is (GMT -4), which puts Burkina Faso four hours ahead of Bolivia.
  • The power and socket plug used in Bolivia are of Type A and C. The standard voltage is between 220-230 V and the standard frequency is 50-60 Hz.
  • Bolivia is home to an interesting, unique and fascinating culture and history. 
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Cambodia Cambodia 30 days

Cambodia is a country of over 16.01 million people known for being the home of the largest religious monument in the world, for its warm culture, and...

  • Burkina Faso passport holders can visit Cambodia for a duration of 30 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • The e-visa cost about $30 and takes about 5 days to process.
  • Visitors can also gain entry into Cambodia through Phnom Penh and Siem Reap International Airports, Thailand land borders, and also from Vietnam land border.
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can also pay for a visa on arrival at any of these international airports or land borders mentioned above.
  • Visitors can extend their stay once by a month, by applying at the Immigration Department. Overstaying the visa duration will attract a fine.
  • Prospective visitors must have a passport valid for 6 months beyond their stay in Cambodia. The passport must have one blank page for visa stamping.
  • In Cambodia, the import of local currency is prohibited. Visitors carrying foreign currency above $10,000 will be asked to declare it.
  • The export of local currency is also prohibited. The amount declared at Customs on arrival will be taken out in foreign currency, not local currency. 
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to last them their entire stay in the country.
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Cambodia is needed which can be a hotel reservation or a letter from a host already in the country.
  • Intending visitors hoping to travel to Cambodia can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Bulawayo.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Cambodia include Oman Air, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Bangkok Airways and Singapore Airlines.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Phnom Penh, Cambodia is 22 hours and 20 hours.
  • Cambodian Riel is the official currency of Cambodia. Although the US Dollar can be used at big stores in major cities. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The official religion in Cambodia is Buddhism. Approximately 97% of Cambodia's population practises it. Islam, Christianity, and tribal animism make up the bulk of the small remainder.
  • Cambodia has a tropical climate with warm weather all through the year. There are two seasons, The northeast monsoon season which runs from December through April, bringing sunny, dry weather, especially in January and February.
  • The official language of Cambodia is Khmer, which is spoken by majorly all the citizens of Cambodia.
  • Tourists can budget about $30 to cater for daily expenses in Cambodia.
  • Visitors can move around in Cambodia with buses, taxis and car rental. 
  • Kroeung, kampot, hu tiue and prahok are some of the dishes enjoyed in Cambodia.
  • Cambodia makes use of the Indochina Time (GMT+7), which puts it seven hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Cambodia is of Type A, C and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Visitors are to be careful and avoid asking the locals controversial questions like topics about war, politics, the problem in the mines, or any other questions that might trigger bad memories.
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Ethiopia Ethiopia 30 days

Ethiopia is the second-most populous nation in Africa, full of vibrant and colourful festivals and is home to the first cup of coffee.

  • Citizens of Burkina Faso can visit Ethiopia with an e-visa or obtain a visa on arrival only at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
  • Burkina Faso nationals can obtain two types of e-visa. Burkinabe visiting on a single-entry visa can stay up to three months while visits on a multiple entry visa allow for six months visiting period. 
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso visiting Ethiopia can extend their visa at the head office of the main department of Immigration and Nationality Affairs in Addis Ababa in person.
  • Also, visitors will be required to provide a passport valid for six months from the arrival date in Ethiopia, with at least two blank pages.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket, a copy of air ticket or itinerary, proof of sufficient funds to spend during their stay, preferably a bank statement.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso below 18 years hoping to travel to Ethiopia must either be accompanied by a parent or guardian or apply for the unaccompanied minors form.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso will be required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering Ethiopia.
  • Burkinabe visiting Ethiopia with pets must have an advanced authorization from the Ministry of Agriculture, a proof of current rabies vaccination and a health certificate that has been issued by a licensed veterinarian within 10 days of transport. 
  • Nationals of Burkina Faso will be required to provide a confirmation of accommodation during the stay in Ethiopia, which can be a hotel reservation.
  • Visitors can get to Ethiopia from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Ethiopian Airways and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Ethiopia.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is 7 hours.
  • The dominating religion in Ethiopia is Christianity with denominations like Abrahamic, Ethiopian Orthodoxy, Pentay and Catholic. Aside from that, Islam and other indigenous religions are practised.
  • Ethiopian Birr (ETB) is the official currency used in Ethiopia. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Movement around in Ethiopia can be facilitated by buses, taxis, and trains.
  • The official language of Ethiopia is Amharic. However, Oromo is a more generally spoken language. Other languages spoken in the country include Arabic and English.
  • The climate in Ethiopia is mild and tropical, so it is relatively hot throughout the year. It is best to visit during the dry season which is between October and June.
  • Ethiopia uses the East Africa Time (GMT+3), which puts Ethiopia three ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $47 to spend on daily expenses while in Ethiopia.
  • Some delicacies enjoyed in Ethiopia include injera (sourdough flatbread), tibs (sautéed meat chunks), shiro be kibbe (legume stew), berbere (typical spice blend) and kitfo (Ethiopian beef tartare).
  • There are two associated power socket and plug types in Ethiopia, which are type C and F. The standard supply voltage is 220 V, with a standard frequency of 50 Hz.
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Kenya Kenya 90 days

Kenya is known for its over 30 million people, most spectacular wildlife and the second largest mountain in Africa.

  • Burkina Faso nationals can visit Kenya for the duration of 90 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso are required to have a  passport valid for six months beyond the date of entry into Kenya.
  • Visitors are advised to leave at least 2 blank pages of their passport for entry and exit stamps.
  • Tourists will be required to provide a certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccination.
  • Visitors with foreign currency over $10,000 will be required to declare it
  • Minors from Burkina Faso hoping to travel to Kenya must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket and evidence of sufficient funds to spend during their stay in Kenya.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Kenya and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay, which can be a hotel reservation is needed.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Kenya from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Kenya Airways, Brussels Airlines, Air France and Emirates Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Kenya.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Nairobi, Kenya is 12 hours, 45 minutes.
  • The Kenyan Shilling is the official currency of Kenya. Visitors with foreign currencies are advised to visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The best times to visit Kenya is from July to September, during the country's dry season, which also coincides with the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra.
  • The Bantu Swahili language and English serve as Kenya’s official languages but there are more speakers of Swahili than English in the country.
  • The predominant religion in Kenya is Christianity, Islam is the second-largest religion in Kenya, other faiths practised are Baha'i, Buddhism, Hinduism and traditional religions.
  • Lions and Leopards are part of the landscape of the country which has made Kenya one of East Africa’s Favourite Safari destinations.
  • Wildlife safari is the soul of Kenya’s tourism with safe infrastructure like buses, jeep and light aircraft are put in place for the comfort of tourists exploring the country. 
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $50 to spend per day in Kenya.
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Reserve, Tsavo National Park, Samburu, Buffalo Springs, Shaba National Reserves, Lake Nakuru National Park and Lamu Island are some of the tourist attractions in Kenya. 
  • The power and socket plug used in Kenya are of Type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Kenya uses the East Africa Time zone (GMT+3) which puts it three hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
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Laos Laos 30 days

Laos is populated with over 6.858 million people, and is home to beautiful parks,monuments and several protected areas. Laos is known as the land of a...

  • For a period of 30 days, nationals of Burkina Faso can visit Laos.
  • Intending visitors can gain entry into Laos by applying for an e-visa. E-visa will take about 5 days to process.
  • Citizens of Burkina Faso can also pay for a visa on arrival at any International Airport in Laos to gain entry into the country.
  • Visitors who desire to stay longer than the 30-days validity are to apply and pay for an extension at the Laos immigration department.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Laos. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of local currency are not permitted. Amounts above 2,500 USD or equivalent in foreign currency must be declared on entry or exit from the country.
  • Visitors are to provide a financial statement to show that they have sufficient funds to spend during their stay in Laos, as well as an onward or return ticket.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso are expected to have proof of yellow fever vaccination.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Laos from any international airport in Burkina Faso. These international airports can be found in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Ethiopian Airways and Royal Air Maroc are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Laos.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Vientiane, Laos is 23 hours.
  • The dominant religion of Laos is Theravada Buddhism. Other religions include Christianity, Islam, and the Bahá'í Faith.
  • Lao, also known as Laotian, is the official language in Laos. it is a member of the Tai-Kadai language family. It is spoken by 3 million people in Laos.
  • The official currency used in Laos is Lao kip. However, there are three currencies used for commerce, and they are kip, Thai baht (B) and US dollars (US$). Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Laos has a tropical monsoon climate, with a rainy season from May to October, a cool dry season from November to February, and a hot dry season in March and April. 
  • A tourist with a low budget can spend about $40 per day on expenses in Laos.
  • Laos uses the Indochina Time (GMT+7), which makes Laos seven hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Laos are of Type A, B, C, E and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $40 to spend on daily expenses.
  • Popular delicacies in Laos include Kaipen (Fried Seaweed), Khao Jee (Baguette), Khao Poon (Spicy Noodle Soup), Lao Sausage and Larb (Minced Meat Salad)
  • Movement in Laos is possible with taxis, car rental, bus and trucks.
  • Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Lesotho Lesotho 14 days

Lesotho is an enclaved country in southern Africa, with a population of about 2 million people. Lesotho is a land of clear blue skies and more than 30...

  • The visa policy in Lesotho permits Burkina Faso to visit the country for 14 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • Prospecting visitors are required to have a passport valid for 6 months beyond the intended date of arrival into Lesotho. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Tourists will be required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering Lesotho.
  • Visitors are required to provide proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Lesotho and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay is needed.
  • It is always highly recommended that tourists undergo medical examinations prior to travel. Vaccinations such as malarial prophylactics may be necessary.
  • Visitors hoping to get to Lesotho can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Ethiopia Airways, ASKY and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Lesotho.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Maseru, Lesotho is 20 hours.
  • Sotho and English are the official languages of Lesotho. However, other languages like  Phuthi, Xhosa and Zulu are spoken in the country.
  • The South African Rand and Losetho Loti are the currencies of the Kingdom of Lesotho. However, Loti is the official currency.
  • Christianity is the dominating religion of Lesotho with Protestants and Roman Catholics as leading denominations. Islam, Hindu, Buddhists, Baha'i, and other indigenous religions are also practised in the country.
  • Lesotho has a temperate climate, with hot summers and cold winters. The best time to visit Lesotho is between October and November and between March and April when the weather is most favourable.
  • Oxtail stew, Curries and Kebabs are special traditional delicacies of the kingdom of Lesotho.
  • Transportation in Lesotho can be made possible with buses, taxis and car rentals.
  • Lesotho uses the South Africa Standard Time (GMT+2), which puts it two hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in DR Congo are of Type M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tsehlanyane National Park, Afriski Mountain Resort, Maletsunyane Falls tourist destinations in Lesotho worth visiting.
  • Tourists should budget about $62 to spend per day in Lesotho.
  •  Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Madagascar Madagascar 90 days

The Republic of Madagascar, has its capital as Antananarivo. It is a home to about 26,641,187 people and more than half of its wildlife is not found a...

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso visiting Madagascar can visit for a duration of 90 days by applying for an e-visa.
  • Intending visitors can also pay for a visa on arrival at any international airport in Madagascar.
  • Visitors must possess a passport valid for 6 months after entry into Madagascar. Passport must have three blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Burkina Faso citizens are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay, which could be a recent bank statement.
  • Burkinabe travelling to Madagascar must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Madagascar. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in Madagascar.
  • Prospective visitors hoping to travel to Madagascar can do so from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Antananarivo and Tenkodogo.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Air Madagascar and Air France are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Madagascar.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Antananarivo, Madagascar is 20 hours, 25 minutes.
  • Malagasy Ariary is the official currency used in Madagascar. However, visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Malagasy and French serve as the two official and most spoken languages of Madagascar.
  • Little over 50% of the entire population of Madagascar practice indigenous religions. They worship a supreme being called Andriamanitra. However, Christians make up 41%, of the population.
  • Foza sy hena-kisoa, Ramazava and Vary amid'anana are special delicacies enjoiyed in Madagascar.
  • Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Isalo National Park, Avenue of the Baobabs and Ranomafana National Park are some of the sites tourists can visit during their stay in Madagascar.
  • Tourists travelling to Madagascar are to budget about $48 to spend per day on expenses.
  • Visitors can move around Madagascar with buses, taxis, car rental. 
  • The climate of Madagascar is subtropical. It has two seasons, which are a hot and rainy season from November to April and a cool and dry season from May to October.
  • Madagascar makes use of East Africa Time (GMT+3), which puts Madagascar three hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Madagascar is of Type C and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Civil unrest, such as protests, is common in Madagascar. Visitors are advised to be vigilant in the vicinity of downtown Antananarivo especially near government buildings, the national stadium, and historical monuments, where violent incidents have occurred.
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Mozambique Mozambique 30 days

Mozambique is home to over 19 million people, the best colonial era architecture and the famous Peri Peri Chicken dish.

  • Every national of Burkina Faso can get a visa upon their arrival at most border posts and airport in Mozambique.
  • This visa allows the visitor to stay in Mozambique for a duration of 30 days. The visa on arrival costs $50.
  • Visitors are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of arrival in Mozambique. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Burkinabes under the age of 18 must show a copy of their birth certificate and travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • All visitors from Burkina Faso are required to have a return or onward ticket as well as proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in Mozambique.
  • Also, evidence of accommodation, which can be in the form of a hotel reservation or letter from the host already in the country will be required.
  • There is no restriction on the importation of foreign currency if declared on arrival.
  • Importation and exportation of the Mozambican Metical, which is the currency, is highly prohibited.
  • Intending tourists can get to Mozambique from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways and South African Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Mozambique.
  • The estimated flight time from both Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Maputo, Mozambique is 23 hours, 10 minutes.
  • The Mozambican Metical is the official currency used in Mozambique. Visitors can, however, exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The official language of Mozambique is Portuguese. It is also the most spoken. However, there are over 40 other indigenous languages spoken in the country.
  • Christianity is the prominent religion in Mozambique, with about 50% of the entire population. Islam, Buddhism and Baha'i faith are a minority religion in the country.
  • Seafood forms a large part of the local diet in Mozambique as it is abundant and cheap.
  • Tourists travelling to Mozambique are advised to budget about $48 for daily expenses.
  • Mozambique has a warm and tropical climate. The country has two distinct seasons. A rainy, humid and very hot summer which is from October to April, and from June to October is the dry and cooler season.
  • Visitors can move around in Mozambique with minibuses, taxis, boats, trains and planes.
  • The Time zone in Mozambique is Central Africa Time(GMT+2), which puts Burkina Faso two hours behind in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in Mozambique are of Type C, F and M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
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Qatar Qatar 30 days

Qatar, a home to over 2.6 million people and having the third-largest natural gas and oil reserves, is the richest country in the world. Its capital c...

  • The visa policy in Qatar permits nationals of Burkina Faso to visit the country by obtaining an e-visa.
  • The e-visa Permits citizens of Burkina Faso to stay in Qatar for a duration of 30 days.
  • Burkina Faso tourists can extend their stay in Qatar by applying online for an additional 30 days Per Entry period.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival into Qatar. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Visitors are required to provide a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend throughout the duration of stay in the country.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Qatar and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay, which can be in the form of a hotel reservation is needed.
  • Burkinabe minors must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Qatar from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Ethiopian Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Qatar.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Doha, Qatar is 13 hours, 35 minutes.
  • Qatar is an Islamic dominated country, with majority off its citizens belonging to the Sunni sector of Islam, while Shiites sector comprise around 10% of Qatar's Muslim population. The government of Qatar recognise the existence of the following churches, Roman Catholic, Anglican, Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic, and Indian Christian. 
  • The official language in Qatar is Arabic. Engish is also widely spoken in the country, principally as a foreign language.
  • The Qatari Riyal is the official currency used in Qatar.  Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Qatar has an arid climate, with mild, pleasant winters and hot, humid summers. Sandstorms and dust storms are almost regular. It has two main seasons, a cooler season from December to February, and a hot season from April to October. 
  • The power and socket plug used in Qatar are of Type D and G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Museum of Islamic Art, the Pearl-Qatar and Doha corniche are some of the tourist sites that visitors can visit in Qatar.
  • Tourists are advised to budget between $60 to spend per day on expenses in Qatar.
  • Harees, balaleet, saloona, margoog, madrouba and Luqaimat are some of the meals tourists can try during their stay in Qatar.
  • Car rentals, buses and taxis are major means of transportation in Qatar.
  • The timezone in Qatar is the Arabian Standard Time (GMT +3). Qatar is three hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Qatar is one of the countries with very hospitable locals, and tourists can enjoy exploring the country which is surrounded by desserts, and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes.
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Rwanda Rwanda 30 days

The Republic of Rwanda is known for its mountains and numerous lakes. It has a population of about 11,262,500 people and its capital and largest city...

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can visit Rwanda by applying for an e-visa.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso can also pay for a visa on arrival at any airport in Rwanda to gain entry into the country.
  • Both options provide them to stay in the country for up to 30 days.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival into Rwanda. The passport should have at least a blank page for visa stamping.
  • Burkinabes travelling to Rwanda must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Rwanda. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • The import and export of local currency are limited to RWF5000. Although the import and export of foreign currency are unlimited, it must be declared upon arrival and exchanged within 8 days.
  • Tourists are required to provide proof of sufficient funds to cater for their needs during their stay in Rwanda, which can be a recent bank statement.
  • Travellers below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Rwanda from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines and Ethiopia airways are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Rwanda.
  • The estimated flight time from both Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo to Kigali, Rwanda is 13 hours, 10 minutes.
  • Christianity is the dominant religion in Rwanda, with Roman Catholics, Protestants and Seventh-day Adventist being the leading denominations. About 5% of the population are Sunni Muslims and 2% practice indigenous religions. 
  • The Rwandan Franc is the official currency used in Rwanda. However, the US Dollar can also be used for transaction purposes. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Rwanda has a temperate tropical highland climate. From June to mid-September is the long dry season, which is generally the best time to visit, from October to November is the rainy season and the short dry season from December to February. 
  • Tourists can transport themselves in Rwanda through buses, taxis and car rentals. 
  • Kinyarwanda is the national and the spoken language in Rwanda. It is also one of the country’s official language alongside French, English, and Swahili. 
  • Rwanda has a temperate tropical highland climate. From June to mid-September is the long dry season, which is generally the best time to visit, from October to November is the rainy season and the short dry season from December to February. 
  • Brochettes,  Mandazi and Ugali are some foods tourists can try during their stay in Rwanda.
  • Tourists in Rwanda can budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses.
  • The power and socket plug used in Rwanda are of Type C and J. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Rwanda uses Central Africa Time (GMT +2), which puts Rwanda two hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  •  Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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Uganda Uganda 90 days

Uganda has a population of over 40 million people. It is known for having 6.8% of the world's butterfly species, for being home to 11% of the world’s...

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can visit Uganda by applying for an e-visa.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso can also pay for a visa on arrival at any airport in Uganda to gain entry into the country.
  • The visa on arrival costs $50.
  • Both options provide them to stay in the country for up to 90 days.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of entry in Uganda. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Tourists are to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination on arrival in Uganda.
  • Burkina Faso citizens travelling to Uganda must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Uganda. 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.
  • Intending visitors can get to Uganda from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines and Ethiopian Airways are some of the airlines that fly from Burkina Faso to Uganda.
  • The estimated flight time from Burkina Faso to Kampala, Uganda is 12 hours, 20 minutes.
  • Uganda has a warm tropical climate. The dry season is from June to August, and from December to February, while the rainy season is from March to May and September to November.
  • The religion demography in Uganda is divided into indigenous religions, Islam, and Christianity. However, Christianity is the most practised religion in the country.
  • English and Swahili are the official languages of Uganda. However, there are forty native languages in Uganda, which can be grouped into three main language families: Bantu, Central Sudanic, and Nilotic. 
  • The Ugandan shilling is the official currency used in Uganda. Visitors can visit banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $30 to spend on daily expenses while in Uganda.
  • Uganda uses East Africa Time (GMT+3). Uganda is three hours ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Bwindi National Park, Kibale Forest National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park are some of the tourist sites tourists can visit during their to Uganda.
  • The power and socket plug used in Uganda are of G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Movement in Uganda is possible with buses, trains and taxis. 
  • Visitors travelling to Uganda are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and regulations as they go about their tourism-related activities.
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