Burkinese visa for Egyptian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Egyptian passport holders visiting Burkina Faso for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Egyptian citizens to enter Burkina Faso for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Burkina Faso e-visa for Egyptian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Burkina Faso visa on arrival for Egyptian citizens Eligible

Burkina Faso tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Egyptian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Burkina Faso.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Burkina Faso.

If you are looking for Burkina Faso visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Egypt, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Burkina Faso nearest your place of residence.

  • Cairo: The Embassy of Burkina Faso in Cairo, Egypt (Working hours: Close now)

Burkina Faso visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Burkina Faso diplomatic mission offices to Egypt for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Egypt traveling to Burkina Faso from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Egypt) estimated Change (%)
2008 190 N/A
2009 188 -1.05%
2010 192 2.13%
2011 167 -13.02%
2012 166 -0.60%
2013 153 -7.83%
2014 134 -12.42%
2015 114 -14.93%
2016 106 -7.02%
2017 100 -5.66%
2018 101 1.00%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Burkina Faso & Egypt comparison

Burkina Faso's area is approximately 273,600 km2 (105,637 sq mi), while the area of Egypt is approximately 995,450 km2 (384,345 sq mi). This means Egypt is 3.64 times bigger than Burkina Faso.

As of June 2021, Burkina Faso's population is ~48.7 million people - 146,052,268 fewer people than the population of Egypt.

We have highlighted Burkina Faso & Egypt’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Burkina Faso Egypt Difference
Population (est 2021) 48,747,578 194,799,846 146.1 million fewer people live in Burkina Faso than Egypt
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 58 131 Burkina Faso has 73 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Egypt.
Travel freedom (2021) 30 16 Burkina Faso passport holders can visit 14 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 25 159 Burkinese hosts 134 fewer foreign missions than Egypt.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Egypt travel to Burkina Faso in one year?

The number of visitors from Egypt visiting Burkina Faso in 2018 was approximately 101.

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