COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. All international travellers will need to present a negative COVID 19 PCR test certificate dated no more than 5 days prior to arrival in Burkina Faso.
Passengers arriving in Burkina Faso without a negative PCR test dated no more than 5 days prior to entry will have their identity documents temporarily confiscated by the authorities and will be required to take a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) and a PCR test. Confiscated identity documents will be returned after verification of payment for the tests. In the event of a positive RDT test, travellers will be placed in quarantine at their own expense at a government allocated hotel for 72 hours while awaiting the results of the PCR test. RDT and PCR tests are free for children under 6 years old. For those passengers aged 6 and over there is a sum of 90,000 FCFA to pay in cash to the health authorities at the airport.
All travellers departing Burkina Faso will need to present a negative PCR test certificate dated no more than 5 days prior to departure. Tests cost 25,000 FCFA.