Visa for Burkina Faso

A visa is required to travel to Burkina Faso. The type of visa you need depends on the purpose of your trip. Are you visiting Burkina Faso as a tourist? Then you should apply for a tourist visa. Are you going on a business trip? Then apply for a business visa.


Please be aware: the visa for a stay up to 30 days could be obtained at the airport on arrival. However, there are no guarantees that you will receive the visa and therefore we recommend to applying for a visa in advance.

Address of the Consulate of Burkina Faso
16, place Guy d’Arezzo
B – 1180 Brussels
Phone number: +  32 2345 99 12


Tourist visa requirements



Business visa requirements


Procedures can change without prior notice!

Our visa specialists visit the Consulate of Burkina Faso on a regular basis to check up on the status of ongoing applications and to keep abreast of relevant developments. Although we strive to inform you about current requirements and conditions for obtaining a visa as best we can, the final decision on granting or rejecting a visa application is always made by the Consulate. The Consulate is entitled to change procedures and requirements at all times without prior notice. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you contact us before sending us your documents to make sure there are no last-minute changes affecting your application.