Are you travelling to Burkina Faso?

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. Burkina Faso is a relatively flat country with wild bush, grass and small trees. Some of the wildlife includes elephant, hippopotamus, buffalo, monkey, lions, crocodile, giraffe, various types of antelope, as well as a variety of birds and insects. The rainy season is May to September.

Capital City: Ouagadougou

Languages: French

Population: 17.3 Million

Currency: West African Franc

Entry Requirements:

  • Tourist, Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.

Diseases to consider:

Travel Alerts

Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Burkina Faso here.