Burundi visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Burundi

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Burundian Visa.


  • A current, signed passport. Visas are stamped into a passport, therefore the original passport is required.
  • Two completed visa applications. Original signature required. Applications should be printed single-sided and signed in blue or black ink only.
  • Two (2) identical, color, passport style photographs. The photos must be recent and generally should not be the same used for the passport itself.
  • A computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online booking tool (such as an e-confirmation or online booking). Note, if traveling via private charter the charters manifest should suffice.
  • An original copy of an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
  • A letter from a hotel in Burundi confirming the name(s) of the guest(s) and the dates of the reservation. 
  • The letter MUST be printed on hotel letterhead and signed by a hotel agent.

Burundi Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Burundi


Although ranked as the least happy nation in the world, Burundi is a small African nation that has a stunning appreciation of nature. The country is popular for having a lot of hippopotamus and varying species of birds. There are a lot of shrub lands and lakes to visit to see the hippopotamuses. Also, bird watching is one of the most popular things fascinates tourists in the country.

Burundi is visited by an average of 120,00 foreign visitors yearly. This low statistic is due to the political strife all over the country.

Types of Burundi Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 days 90 days
Business visa 15 days 90 days

General Requirements for Burundi Visa


  • A current, signed passport. Visas are stamped into a passport, therefore the original passport is required.
  • Two completed visa applications. Original signature required. Applications should be printed single-sided and signed in blue or black ink only.
  • Two (2) identical, color, passport style photographs. The photos must be recent and generally should not be the same used for the passport itself.
  • A computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online booking tool (such as an e-confirmation or online booking). Note, if traveling via private charter the charters manifest should suffice.
  • An original copy of an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
  • A letter from a hotel in Burundi confirming the name(s) of the guest(s) and the dates of the reservation. 
  • The letter MUST be printed on hotel letterhead and signed by a hotel agent.

Burundi Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

200.00 (USD)

Business visa

200.00 (USD)

Burundi Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

59, TY Danjuma Street, Asokoro, Abuja-Nigeria

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ambabuja1@yahoo.com / mugirasonie@yahoo.fr

(+234) 9 874 8495 / 80 85 28 60 39

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency is used in Burundi??
The official currency used in Burundi is the Burundian franc.

Is there a Burundian embassy in Nigeria??
Yes. Burundi maintains an embassy in Abuja, Nigeria.

How safe is Burundi to travel to??
Travelers usually deter from travelling to Burundi due to the unpredictable security situation, potential for violent civil unrest and threat of terrorism.

Where is Burundi located??
Burundi is located in central Africa, bordered by Lake Tanganyika, Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Tanzania to the north and east, and Rwanda to the north.

Is Burundi a poor country??
Burundi has been termed the hungriest nation on earth by some reports. With a GDP per capita of US$267, the country's 10.16 million people are among the poorest in the world.