Tourist & Business Visa Requirements

Burkina Faso

Travel Notes

Citizenship: USA

Please note this visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

US passport must be signed, valid for at least 6 months and with at least 2-3 blank visa pages not amendment pages in passport. If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with obtaining new passport or passport renewal for a valid US passport.

Pre-Check Documents is available.  If you choose to not pre check your documents, and JIDS receives your documents with errors, you will be charged for a representative to assist you with corrections.
Concierge Service is available for this country

Entry Requirements
  • Passport and Visa are required.
  • Valid Signed Passport
    • Applicant must submit their current signed passport. Applicant must also include a color copy of the information page of the passport.
    • There is no testing requirement for fully vaccinated travelers. All fully vaccinated travellers must present a copy of a proof of vaccination showing their vaccination course was completed no less than 14 days prior to arrival.
    • All unvaccinated travelers must hold a negative test. Accepted tests are PCR tests taken no more than 5 days prior to arrival.
    • All unvaccinated travelers will be tested upon arrival at their own expense. Children under the age of six will be tested for free

Note: In order to obtain visas, passport must have at least two blank visa pages side by side. Pages in the passport marked “Amendment” pages are not valid for visas.

Passport should be valid for at least three months from the validity date of visa.  EX.  5 year visa ,passport must be valid from visa expiration date.

JIDS can help you add additional pages to your passport or renew it if you need more validity. If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section.

Photo Requirement
  • Applicant must submit (2) color, passport style 2 x 2 photograph.The photos must be recent within 6 months, and generally not the same photo as in the passport.

See digital image requirements: Passport Photo Requirements.

Proof of Travel

Must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online travel site. E-confirmation from an airline or travel company showing departure from the U.S. and arrival/departure to and from your visa destination. Acceptable with a valid record locator.


Justin Document Service – ORDER FORM & copies Mandatory order form, which must be included with your original documents to JIDS.

  1. ORDER FORM then PRINT to include with documents.
  2. COPIES of all documents included in your package to JIDS. If copies are not included then a $10.00 copy fee will be applied.
If Business -Cover Letter from the U.S. Company & Invitation from host in Burkina Faso
  • For business letter please note the following:
    • Applicant must submit a Business letter of support from a U.S. based company.
    • This letter must be on your company letterhead.
    • This letter must be sign by someone other than the applicant.
    • Passport Information
    • How your expenses will be paid
  • Must be an original signed document.  Afghanistan also requires Passport Information in the letter.

See example below:
Example of Business Letter

  • Invitation letter from a company or organization in Burkina Faso
  • If Tourist Visa: Additional Hotel confirmation.
Fees and processing time:
  • U.S. Passport: $140 (for up to 5 years multiple entries visa)Discretion of the consulate
  • Other Nationalities: Vary by validity
  • Applicable fee paid in U.S. Post Office Money Order, only. If you wish to include your own money order
  • DO NOT WRITE or STAMP any information on your money order.

JIDS can obtain this money order for you.
See our pricing sheet for fees associated with this.

Please NOTE: Embassy fees may change without notice. JIDS does not assume any responsibility for changes. The above fees DO NOT include JIDS service fees, or return mail fees.

If JIDS is paying government fees (consular or passport agency fees) on your behalf a 5.7% processing fee will be added.

For Just-In Document Service, Inc. service fee

Please refer to our pricing page or call us (914) 592-2760.

Return Shipping fees:
  • Federal Express starting at $59.95 for priority Weekday Delivery based on zip code.Special Deliveries of Federal Express VARY (Ex. SATURDAY DELIVERY OR 8AM DELIVERY, call for rates).RESIDENT home deliveries are an additional $3.00 to have signature required.Verify SIGNATURE OR NO SIGNATURE must be selected.
  • You can include a printed air bill to avoid additional charges. Account numbers without air bill will be charged $5.00.
Health Requirements
  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
    • See CDC for: Cholera (recommended/may be required in the event of an outbreak), Meningitis (recommended/may be required in the event of an outbreak)
  • Visit the Center for Disease Control: CDC.GOV for complete health requirements.
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