Visas

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Visa applications are processed within 72 hours (3 working days) after receipt of your application. Issued visas can be collected between 2:00 and 4:00 pm. Please allow up to 3 working days for delivery by the post office when you send us your passport.
  • Same-day visa issuance is ONLY possible with a prior appointment.
  • Cooperation group visas are subject to specific conditions. Please contact the Embassy for inquiries.

APPLICATION FORM Please fill in all the fields, date and sign the application form. Your application may be delayed or rejected if there is any omission or mistake. .

Please download the visa application form

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • a valid passport
  • a passport-size photo (7 x 5 cm / 2.75 x 2 inches) taken against a plain white background. Other types of photos will not be accepted. Please make sure your first name and surname are written on the back of the photo.
  • A completed application form (only one!)

VISA FEES Visa fees can be paid cash, by postal money order or by certified cheque (in Canadian dollars) payable to the Embassy of Burkina Faso. Non certified cheques are not accepted. Visa processing fees are indicated below according to the following ministerial decree. Visa fees as of February 1st, 2014

Type of visa Price
Transit visa (1 to 3 days) – Single entry 28 $
Short-stay visa (1 to 90 days) – Single entry 110 $
Short-stay visa (1 to 90 days) – Multiple entries 146 $
Business visitor visa (1 to 90 days) – Single entry 138 $
Business visitor visa (1 to 90 days) – Multiple entries 183 $
Long-stay visa (up to 6 months) – Single entry 160 $
Long-stay visa (up to 6 months) – Multiple entries 196 $
Long-stay visa (up to 12 months) – Single entry 206 $
Long-stay visa (up to 12 months) – Multiple entries 236 $
Long-stay visa (more than a year) – Single entry 286 $
Long-stay visa (more than a year) – Multiple entries 316 $
Cooperation group visa for 2 to 5 people (1 to 90 days) – Single entry 236 $
Cooperation group visa for 2 to 5 people (1 to 90 days) – Multiple entries 300 $
Cooperation group visa for 2 to 5 people (up to 6 months) – Single entry 316 $
Cooperation group visa for 2 to 5 people (up to 6 months) – Multiple 360 $
Cooperation group visa for 2 to 5 people (up to 12 months) – Single entry 396 $
Cooperation group visa for 2 to 5 people (up to 12 months) – Multiple entries 426 $
Cooperation group visa for 2 to 5 people (more than a year) – Single entry 476 $
Cooperation group visa for 2 to 5 people (more than a year) – Multiple entries 600 $

Please provide a prepaid registered envelope with your address for the return shipping of your passport. The Embassy does not pay for the delivery fees when returning your passport. The Embassy takes no responsibility for any loss or damage occurring during the return shipping of your passport. The Embassy always issues a receipt entitled “Quittance Trésor Public” which serves as proof of payment. USEFUL INFORMATION

  • Vaccination against yellow fever is required.
  • We recommend that you follow a preventive treatment against malaria. Please follow your doctor’s instructions.
  • There is a customs control upon your arrival in the country.
  • Rabies vaccine is required for animals.

Please download the visa application form

Ambassade du burkina faso au canada

Address: 48, Chemin Range Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 8J4.

Tél:(613) 238 4796

Fax:(613) 238 3812

E-mail: contact@ambabf-ca.org