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Burkina Faso visa requirements for Canadian citizens

Do Canadian citizens need a visa for Burkina Faso?

Canadian citizens can apply for a visa on arrival when travelling to Burkina Faso. The visa is issued at the entry point of the country.

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Updated: 06/18/2024.

Entry requirements

visa on arrival

Purpose of travel


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Passport validity for travel to Burkina Faso

Passport must be valid on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Burkina Faso?

Burkina Faso has a current risk level of 4.10 (out of 5). We highly recommend to reconsider your need to travel to Burkina Faso. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 7 sources.

Safety index is provided by 06/17/2024.

Burkina Faso customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Cash limit

  • Funds of CFA200,000 or more must be declared to the Customs Office.

Other Goods

  • Goods for personal use, including personal electronics, sports equipment, and toiletries.
  • 500 grams of jewellery for personal use.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Burkina Faso page.

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