Burkinese visa for Ethiopian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Ethiopian 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 Ethiopian citizens to enter Burkina Faso for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Burkina Faso e-visa for Ethiopian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Burkina Faso visa on arrival for Ethiopian citizens Not Available

Burkina Faso tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Ethiopian 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 Ethiopia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Burkina Faso nearest your place of residence.

  • Addis Ababa: The Embassy of Burkina Faso in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Working hours: Close now)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Ethiopia) estimated Change (%)
2008 27 N/A
2009 27 0.00%
2010 27 0.00%
2011 24 -11.11%
2012 24 0.00%
2013 22 -8.33%
2014 19 -13.64%
2015 16 -15.79%
2016 15 -6.25%
2017 14 -6.67%
2018 14 0.00%

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 & Ethiopia comparison

Burkina Faso's area is approximately 273,600 km2 (105,637 sq mi), while the area of Ethiopia is approximately 1,000,000 km2 (386,102 sq mi). This means Ethiopia is 3.65 times bigger than Burkina Faso.

As of June 2021, Burkina Faso's population is ~48.7 million people - 203,825,849 fewer people than the population of Ethiopia.

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

Burkina Faso Ethiopia Difference
Population (est 2021) 48,747,578 252,573,427 203.8 million fewer people live in Burkina Faso than Ethiopia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 58 11 Burkina Faso has 47 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Ethiopia.
Travel freedom (2021) 30 12 Burkina Faso passport holders can visit 18 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 25 72 Burkinese hosts 47 fewer foreign missions than Ethiopia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Ethiopia visiting Burkina Faso in 2018 was approximately 14.

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