Burkina Faso visa exemption & requirements

As of 2020, regular passport holders from 18 countries visiting Burkina Faso for tourism purposes including Benin, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Mali Do Not require a visa and will be granted permission for short-term stay on arrival.
Burkina Faso Visa Required Visa Not Required E-visa Visa On Arrival

Burkinese visa exempt countries

To enter Burkina Faso for a short term visit, citizens of the following countries are able to travel in Burkina Faso without a visa:

Asia

Only citizens from Singapore do not need visas, while nationals from 31 other countrie(s) in Asia are required to obtain a valid visa to enter Burkina Faso.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Afghanistan Visa required No No
Armenia Visa required No No
Azerbaijan Visa required No No
Bangladesh Visa required No No
Bhutan Visa required No No
Brunei Visa required No No
Cambodia Visa required No No
China Visa required No No
Timor-Leste Visa required No No
Georgia Visa required No No
India Visa required No No
Indonesia Visa required No No
Japan Visa required No No
Kazakhstan Visa required No No
Kyrgyzstan Visa required No No
Laos Visa required No No
Malaysia Visa required No No
Maldives Visa required No No
Mongolia Visa required No No
Myanmar Visa required No No
Nepal Visa required No No
North Korea Visa required No No
Pakistan Visa required No No
Philippines Visa required No No
Singapore Visa not required 30 days No No
South Korea Visa required No No
Sri Lanka Visa required No No
Tajikistan Visa required No No
Thailand Visa required No No
Turkmenistan Visa required No No
Uzbekistan Visa required No No
Vietnam Visa required No No

Europe

Nationals from all countries in Europe will need visas to travel to Burkina Faso as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Albania Visa required No No
Andorra Visa required No No
Austria Visa required 1 month No Yes
Belarus Visa required No No
Belgium Visa required 1 month No Yes
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa required No No
Bulgaria Visa required No No
Croatia Visa required No No
Cyprus Visa required No No
Czech Republic Visa required 1 month No Yes
Denmark Visa required 1 month No Yes
Estonia Visa required 1 month No Yes
Finland Visa required 1 month No Yes
France Visa required 1 month No Yes
Germany Visa required 1 month No Yes
Greece Visa required 1 month No Yes
Hungary Visa required 1 month No Yes
Iceland Visa required 1 month No Yes
Ireland Visa required 1 month No Yes
Italy Visa required 1 month No Yes
Latvia Visa required 1 month No Yes
Liechtenstein Visa required 1 month No Yes
Lithuania Visa required 1 month No Yes
Luxembourg Visa required 1 month No Yes
North Macedonia Visa required No No
Malta Visa required 1 month No Yes
Moldova Visa required No No
Monaco Visa required No No
Montenegro Visa required No No
Netherlands Visa required 1 month No Yes
Norway Visa required 1 month No Yes
Poland Visa required 1 month No Yes
Portugal Visa required 1 month No Yes
Romania Visa required No No
Russia Visa required No No
San Marino Visa required No No
Serbia Visa required No No
Slovakia Visa required 1 month No Yes
Slovenia Visa required N/A No No
Spain Visa required 1 month No Yes
Sweden Visa required 1 month No Yes
Switzerland Visa required 1 month No Yes
Turkey Visa required No No
Ukraine Visa required No No
United Kingdom Visa required 1 month No Yes
Kosovo Visa required N/A No No

Africa

Nationals from 16 countries in Africa are exempt from Burkina Faso visa, while those from 37 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Algeria Visa required No No
Angola Visa required No No
Benin Visa not required No No
Botswana Visa required No No
Burundi Visa required No No
Cameroon Visa required No No
Cape Verde Visa not required No No
Central African Republic Visa not required 90 days No No
Chad Visa required 1 month No Yes
Comoros Visa required No No
Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa required No No
Djibouti Visa required 1 months No Yes
Egypt Visa required 1 month No Yes
Equatorial Guinea Visa required No No
Eritrea Visa required No Yes
Ethiopia Visa required No No
Gabon Visa required No No
Gambia Visa not required No No
Ghana Visa not required No No
Guinea Visa not required No No
Côte d'Ivoire Visa not required No No
Kenya Visa required No Yes
Lesotho Visa required No No
Liberia Visa not required No No
Libya Visa required 1 month No Yes
Madagascar Visa required No No
Malawi Visa required No No
Mali Visa not required No No
Mauritania Visa not required 90 days No No
Mauritius Visa required No No
Morocco Visa required No No
Mozambique Visa required No No
Namibia Visa required No No
Niger Visa not required No No
Nigeria Visa not required No No
Rwanda Visa required No No
São Tomé and Príncipe Visa required N/A No No
Senegal Visa not required No No
Seychelles Visa required No No
Sierra Leone Visa not required No No
Somalia Visa required 1 month No Yes
South Africa Visa required No No
Sudan Visa required No No
Eswatini Visa required No No
Tanzania Visa required No No
Togo Visa not required No No
Tunisia Visa required No Yes
Uganda Visa required No No
Zambia Visa required No No
Zimbabwe Visa required No No
Republic of the Congo Visa required No No
Guinea-Bissau Visa not required No No
South Sudan Visa required No No

Central America and Caribbean

Nationals from all countries in Central America and Caribbean will need visas to travel to Burkina Faso as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Antigua and Barbuda Visa required No No
Bahamas Visa required No No
Barbados Visa required No No
Belize Visa required No No
Costa Rica Visa required No No
Cuba Visa required 1 month No Yes
Dominica Visa required No No
Dominican Republic Visa required No No
El Salvador Visa required No No
Grenada Visa required No No
Guatemala Visa required No No
Haiti Visa required No No
Honduras Visa required No No
Jamaica Visa required No No
Nicaragua Visa required No No
Panama Visa required No No
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa required No No
Saint Lucia Visa required No No
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa required No No
Trinidad and Tobago Visa required No No

South America

Nationals from all countries in South America will need visas to travel to Burkina Faso as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Argentina Visa required 90 days No Yes
Bolivia Visa required No No
Brazil Visa required 1 month No Yes
Chile Visa required No No
Colombia Visa required No Yes
Ecuador Visa required 90 days No Yes
Guyana Visa required No No
Paraguay Visa required No Yes
Peru Visa required No No
Suriname Visa required No No
Uruguay Visa required No No
Venezuela Visa required 1 month No Yes

Oceania

Nationals from all countries in Oceania will need visas to travel to Burkina Faso as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Australia Visa required 1 month No Yes
Fiji Visa required No No
Kiribati Visa required No No
Marshall Islands Visa required No No
Micronesia Visa required No No
Nauru Visa required No No
New Zealand Visa required 1 month No Yes
Palau Visa required No No
Papua New Guinea Visa required No No
Samoa Visa required No No
Solomon Islands Visa required No No
Tonga Visa required No No
Tuvalu Visa required No No
Vanuatu Visa required No No

Middle East

Only citizens from United Arab Emirates do not need visas, while nationals from 12 other countrie(s) in Middle East are required to obtain a valid visa to enter Burkina Faso.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Bahrain Visa required No No
Iran Visa required No No
Iraq Visa required No No
Israel Visa required No No
Jordan Visa required No No
Kuwait Visa required No No
Lebanon Visa required No No
Oman Visa required No No
Qatar Visa required No No
Saudi Arabia Visa required No No
Syria Visa required No No
United Arab Emirates Visa not required 30 days No No
Yemen Visa required No No

North America

Nationals from all countries in North America will need visas to travel to Burkina Faso as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Canada Visa required 1 month No Yes
Mexico Visa required No No
United States Visa required 1 month No Yes

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