U.S. citizens traveling to Burkina Faso can apply for a visa by mail, in person, or at the Embassy of Burkina Faso, where they can receive a five-year multiple-entry visa.
Single-entry and multiple-entry visas with a maximum validity of three months are available upon arrival in Burkina Faso.
Five-year multiple entry visas must be applied for once in Burkina Faso at the Visa Office of Ouagadougou located in Gounghin.
Several companies that offer visa services, but have no affiliation with the Government of Burkina Faso, have set up sites to resemble the Embassy of Burkina Faso. The correct web address for the Embassy of Burkina Faso in Washington DC is www.burkina-usa.org; the site for Burkina Faso’s Permanent Mission to the UN is www.burkina-onu.org).
Travelers older than nine months should have proof of yellow fever immunizations, or you may be denied entry
HIV/AIDS Restrictions: The U.S. Department of State is unaware of any HIV/AIDS entry restrictions for visitors to or foreign residents of Burkina Faso.