Places in Visas of Burundi





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Facts about Burundi

Although ranked as the least happy nation in the world, Burundi is a small African nation that has a stunning appreciation of nature. The country is popular for having a lot of hippopotamus and varying species of birds. There are a lot of shrub lands and lakes to visit to see the hippopotamuses. Also, bird watching is one of the most popular things fascinates tourists in the country.

Burundi is visited by an average of 120,00 foreign visitors yearly. This low statistic is due to the political strife all over the country.

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Burundi

  • A current, signed passport. Visas are stamped into a passport, therefore the original passport is required.
  • Two completed visa applications. Original signature required. Applications should be printed single-sided and signed in blue or black ink only.
  • Two (2) identical, color, passport style photographs. The photos must be recent and generally should not be the same used for the passport itself.
  • A computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online booking tool (such as an e-confirmation or online booking). Note, if traveling via private charter the charters manifest should suffice.
  • An original copy of an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
  • A letter from a hotel in Burundi confirming the name(s) of the guest(s) and the dates of the reservation. 
  • The letter MUST be printed on hotel letterhead and signed by a hotel agent.

Types of Burundi Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist Visa 15 days 90 days
Business Visa 15 days 90 days

Places in Visas of Burundi Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Tourist Visa Not available
Business Visa Not available

FAQs about Places in Visas of Burundi

What currency is used in Burundi? ?

The official currency used in Burundi is the Burundian franc.

Is there a Burundian embassy in Nigeria? ?

Yes. Burundi maintains an embassy in Abuja, Nigeria.

How safe is Burundi to travel to? ?

Travelers usually deter from travelling to Burundi due to the unpredictable security situation, potential for violent civil unrest and threat of terrorism.

Where is Burundi located? ?

Burundi is located in central Africa, bordered by Lake Tanganyika, Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Tanzania to the north and east, and Rwanda to the north.

Is Burundi a poor country? ?

Burundi has been termed the hungriest nation on earth by some reports. With a GDP per capita of US$267, the country's 10.16 million people are among the poorest in the world. 

3 Visas of Burundi found

Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Burundi
Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Burundi

Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Burundi

Visas of Burundi, Visa, Tourist visa



This is the type of visa issued to persons visiting Burundi for tourism purposes. You can also visit family and friends and attend festivals while on this visa. All visitors to Burundi must carry a valid passport. The Consulate of Burundi requires an official business letter to support your application. Applicants seeking this visa need to submit an invitation letter from a family member or host living in Burundi. This letter should clearly state the address and contact details of the host, as well as the applicant’s relationship with them.  During the visa application, you will need to provide proof of sufficient funds to last the duration of your stay. Proof of accommodation or hotel reservation is also required. The Burundian tourist visa is valid for 90 days. You are advised to exit the country before your visa expires. Applicants are also required to submit a proof of yellow fever vaccination.

Business Visa from Nigeria to Burundi
Business Visa from Nigeria to Burundi

Business Visa from Nigeria to Burundi

Visas of Burundi, Visa, Business visa



This is the type of visa issued to Nigerians traveling to Burundi for business purposes . You will need to provide an invitation letter from the Burundian company you will be visiting. This letter will also contain their detailed address, accompanied with the date and actual purpose of your trip. If the intention is to attend a meeting or seminar, a confirmation or invitation from the conference organizer/institution is required. If you are employed, you will have to present a certificate from your employer stating or allowing your business travel. Proof of sufficient funds to cover the costs of stay (e.g. bank statement for 2 recent months) is required. Self-employed people may need to submit proof of business registration. You cannot be gainfully employed while you are in the country with this visa. It must be made clear whether your trip will be sponsored by the employer or the local company.