A Burkina Faso visa can be obtained by mailing your visa application to the Burkina Faso Embassy OR we suggest you use a trusted visa service like ours to guide you through the process, review documents and hand deliver to the Embassy. Learn more about our Burkina Faso visa services.
A Burkina Faso visa can be used for several types of travel.
Tourist visas are available as single entry visa on arrival. Multiple entry visas are available for a stay of 180 days and valid for 5 years. You'll generally need to provide your passport, the Burkina Faso application, photo, letter describing what you intent on doing and a travel itinerary.
Business visas are also valid for 180 days and are valid for multiple entry visits and good for 5 years. You'll typically need to provide your passport, the Burkina Faso visa application, photos and a letter from your employer introducing yourself and describing your business activities.
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Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 2 days to 15+ days to process in the Burkina Faso Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that we need to send the application. The processing time for a visa is dependent on several factors and can change without notice at the consulate's discretion. Please refer to our service selection page for the most up-to-date processing times for Burkina Faso visas: https://www.passportsandvisas.com/visas/Burkina Faso
A passport is an official government document that certifies one's identity and citizenship. The passport serves two purposes; to regain entry to the country of citizenship (i.e. the United States) and is a requirement by many countries to gain entry to the country you are visiting.
A Burkina Faso visa is an official government document that temporarily authorizes you to be in the country. Many countries require a visa to gain entry. The Burkina Faso visa is in the form of a stamp/sticker IN the passport and is obtained from a Burkina Faso Embassy in Washington DC or consulates around the country. We have staff spread around the country to hand carry your application for you and then overnight the passport back when it is completed.
All US Citizens require a visa and a US passport to travel to Burkina Faso, whether for business or tourism. MOST foreign nationals require a visa. We can help you to obtain a visa as well as a US passport.
A Burkina Faso visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of Burkina Faso on a passport that allows the bearer to visit Burkina Faso. Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of Burkina Faso for your visit. "Visit" is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist or transitory. There are over 270 countries that offer visas and literally thousands of different types of visas available based upon country, type of visit, and length of visit.
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