Burkina Faso

Citizens of most countries require valid visa to enter Burkina Faso. The Consulate General determines the duration of stay upon receiving an application.
Business: The Burkina Faso business visa is designed to allow business travelers to come to Burkina Faso in order to pursue business activities, such as attending meetings and conferences.  However, it excludes holders from seeking employment in Burkina Faso.
Tourist:  The tourist visa (also known as the ‘visitor visa’ or ‘visit visa’) allows the holder entry to Burkina Faso, but strictly forbids them from engaging in any work while they are in Burkina Faso.  Burkina Faso tourist visa holders are also not allowed to extend their stay beyond the limits of the visa.
Other Useful Information 
Any visa extension Must Be arranged by the Head Office of the National Police in Ouagadougou.
Requests are Processed Within 72 working hours, the processing time May Be Reduced to 24 hours Provided That the Applicant Countries rush fees: $ 50/per visa.
Carefully complete the application forms. Any missing or incomplete information May delay your Visa Issuance.
Vaccinations: Immunization Against Yellow Fever IS required. Acholi IS recommended immunization and May Become compulsory in the event of cholera outbreak.
Upon arrival in Burkina Faso:
Be aware That Photographing airports, military barracks and government offices the vicinity of IS Prohibited by law.
The national currency CFA Is The franc, a common currency for Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo. A fixed exchange rate has-been for CFA franc and Defined Euro: 655.95 F CFA = 1 Euro.
Transportation: In Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Banfora and Koudougou, taxis and car rental are available at reasonable fares;
Accommodations: hotels, inns, motels and camps are available in all cities, and tourist and safari in Areas at wide-ranging prices.
Useful contacts:
Airport: (226) 50 15 / 19 3065
Emergency: (226) 50 30 66 44 / 45
Police: (226) 50 30 63 83 / 50 30 71 00
Fire-fighters: (226) 50 30 69 48 / 31 01 70
Mounted: (226) 50 31 33 40 / 49

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