Burkina Faso visa requirements for Nigeriens

Travel and visa requirements

Burkinabe Visa is not required for Nigeriens

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Niger citizens visiting Burkina Faso are not required to apply for a visa.
  • This visa allows the traveller to stay in the country for 30 full days.
  • Travellers are required to have a passport valid for 6 months beyond their stay in Burkina Faso. 
  • Passports of visitors should have two blank pages for visa stamps at the port of entry.
  • Visitors from Niger will be required to show proof of Yellow Fever vaccination before entry into Burkina Faso and this must have been done within 10 days before embarking on their trip.  
  • Visitors are required to provide proof they have enough money to last them throughout their entire stay in the country.
  • Travellers are to also provide proof of accommodation for their stay in the country.
  • The estimated flight time from Niamey, Niger to Burkina Faso is 1 hour, 3 minutes.
  • West African CFA franc is the official currency of Burkina Faso. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • The official language spoken in Burkina Faso is French mainly because they were colonized by France. The Mossi language is also a widely spoken language in the country. There are about seventy other indigenous languages.
  • There is a diversity of religions in Burkina Faso but Islam is the most prominent. Others are Catholicism, Protestants and traditional religions.
  • Burkina Faso has a tropical climate. The dry season lasts from November to March, and the rainy season lasts from June to October.
  • Transportation can be done in Burkina Faso through taxis, buses and trains.
  • Burkina Faso uses the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) which means that Niger is 1 hour ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • Common staples in Burkina Faso include sorghum, millet, rice, maize, nuts and potatoes. Babenda, brochettes, and sause gombo are common dishes in Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Burkina Faso is of Type C and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Burkina Faso a developed country?

Burkina Faso is a developing, landlocked Sub-Saharan country with limited natural resources and western standards.

What does Burkina Faso mean?

The former French colony, Burkina Faso means “Land of Incorruptible People” was adopted in 1984.

Are there mosquitoes in Burkina Faso?

Yes, there is a prevalent population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in Burkina Faso so travellers are advised to carry mosquitoes nets and repellents while visiting the country.