Visitors to Burundi must get a visa to enter.
See Visas section below for more information on how to obtain a visa.
Passengers arriving in Burundi are no longer required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test or to book a test at Bujumbura airport upon arrival. You do not need to present proof that you have been fully vaccinated to enter Burundi. The same measures apply to vaccinated and non-vaccinated travellers.
Check your passport and travel documents before you travel
If you are visiting Burundi, your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is needed.
Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.
For all passengers arriving at Bujumbura airport, physical arrival and departure cards are no longer valid. All passengers entering or leaving Burundi via Bujumbura Airport must register this online before travelling.
Visitors to Burundi must get a visa to enter. All visitors can obtain their visa (business or tourist) on arrival at Bujumbura Airport, and any land or maritime entry points. A month-long visa costs $90 and a 3 day-long visa costs $40.For further information on visas, contact the Burundi Embassy in London or the Burundian Embassy in Kigali (telephone: +250 252 575512, fax: +250 576418) if you are travelling from Rwanda.
Carry a photocopy of your passport and visa at all times.
Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.