Requirements for Entry:
Visa, obtain before traveling. In order for applicants to obtain a visa, Burundi requires a letter of invitation/sponsorship from an individual or organization within Burundi.
World Health Organization (WHO) card with yellow fever vaccination. For more details on immunizations go to http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.
Visit the Embassy of Burundi website or the nearest Burundi embassy or consulate for visa information.
All non-Burundian residents who intend to stay one year or more are required to register their presence at the main office of the Commissariat Général des Migrations in Bujumbura. Contact their office at +257 22 25 79 00 for more information.
Registrants (including children) must appear in person with their passports.
Failure to comply can result in fines.
The U.S. Department of State is unaware of any HIV/AIDS entry restrictions for visitors to or foreign residents of Burundi.