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Business Visa  |  Burkina Faso


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for three months on exit

::    One blank visa page in passport

::    Two passport photographs

The photographs must be recent and identical. Please fix one to each printed application form.

::    Two completed and signed application forms

::    Valid yellow fever vaccination certificate 

::    Business introduction letter

The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, signed document on company letterhead. It should note duration and purpose of travel, provide details of the organisation(s) to be visited in Burkina Faso, and accept moral and financial responsibility for your trip.

::    Letter of invitation

The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in Burkina Faso. It should be on official letterhead, signed by a company officer with contact details included. The letter should include your name, purpose of trip, and confirm source of financial responsibility.




You may be able to obtain a visa on arrival in Burkina Faso. However, a fee will still be charged and there is no guarantee of entry. We therefore strongly advise applicants to obtain a visa before travelling. 



Additional Information


Please note, there is no embassy representation for Burkina Faso in the UK. Visa application are processed via our travel partners in Paris, and will therefore incur an overseas courier charge.

Visa fees are fixed in Euro but payable in sterling. The exact sum payable may therefore fluctuate according to the exchange rate.

Visas are valid from two days before the proposed date of entry.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice, and the type/validity of visa issued is at the discretion of the embassy. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(from 8 working days)


Single entry visa (3 months): £60

Multiple entry visa (3 months): £80

Single entry visa (6 months): £90

Multiple entry visa (6 months): £105

Single entry visa (12 months): £115

Multiple entry visa (12 months): £130

Agency processing fee: £60

International courier charge: £175

Handling fee:  £80


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