COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. If you’re fully vaccinated: All travellers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test issued in the last 72 hours. Travellers to and from Burundi must also book arrival and departure COVID-19 tests through the Ministry of Health before their arrival/departure. Arriving passengers will be tested at Bujumbura airport where they will be required to show the QR code from their COVID-19 arrival test booking.
Arrivals at Bujumbura International Airport need to pay US $100 in cash for their PCR test. At land and maritime border crossings, foreigners are required to pay US $15 for a test, whilst Burundians are required to pay 15,000 Burundian Francs. All payments must be in cash. Passengers will receive an email with the results of their tests.
Those 17 and under will be asked to present identification on arrival and will be exempted from paying for COVID-19 PCR tests on arrival.