UK visa for Burkinabe passport holders

UK visa

Burkina Faso citizens need visa for travelling to UK as tourist. The stay is usually short with a period of 180 days and visa expires in 180 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for visa and a total of 9 documents are required. You can also find visa exemptions and useful tips from fellow travellers.

Visa requirements

UK Visa requirements for Burkina Faso

Visa Required

: Visa required

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  • The visa application process involves fill in the application form, print out your form and book an appointment from the consulate depending on the availability.

  • On the day of the appointment, the applicant has to carry all the original documents for submission and for the biometrics.

  • Post the appointment, it usually takes 14 working days for the consulate to process the visa.

  • The visa copy will be attached to your passport.


Applicant required

Max Stay: 180 days

Visa Expires: 180 days

short Stay

Documents required for UK tourist visa : 9
1

Visa Application Form: Complete application form for UK

2

Passport Photo: Photo must be no older than 6 months

3

Passport: Original Passport or Travel document with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.

4

Previous Passport: Provide a previous passport if any.

5

Residency Proof: Legal residence in the country you are applying from, e.g, visa or residence permit. Confirmation of legal residence, if you are not a national of the country in which you are applying or your right to reside there is not included in your passport. Residence permit should be valid for at least 3 months after departure.

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Proof of Funds: Proof you have enough money for your stay and to leave, such as • personal bank statements • Pay slips from employer • Proof of accomodation • Audited accounts, • Tax records • Credit card limit.

7

Current Details: Employed: • A letter from your employer on company letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. • Current bank statement of the latest 6 months • Income Tax Return (ITR) • Original pay slips Self Employed: • Include a copy of your business license • Company bank statement of the latest 6 months • Income Tax Return (ITR) Student: • Submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. • No Object certificate from School or University. Retired: • Submit proof of your retirement fund. Yes.

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Travel itinerary: Travel itinerary (travel reservation to and from the country/area in your name, not a ticket)

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Hotel Bookings: Hotel reservation(s) for the duration of your visit.

Visa Exemption for UK tourist visa

UK Visa exemption

Visa Free

24 hours
Max Stay
  • Must be in transit to/from visa country only and must have an onward ticket within 24 hours

  • Available at Heathrow airport only

  • Applicable Countries: All Countries

Exemption available for
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US Visa:
Tourist or Business Visa (B1/B2) Work Visa (L1/L2/H1/H4) US Green card

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Canada Visa:
Canada tourist visa Canada student visa Canada work visa Canada permanent residency

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UK Visa:
UK tourist visa UK student visa UK work visa UK permanent residency

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Australia Visa:
Australia Tourist Visa Australia Work Visa Australia Permanent Residency

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New Zealand Visa:
New Zealand Tourist Visa New Zealand Work Visa New Zealand Permanent Residency

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Travel information of UK

UK is part of Europe with main city at London. Its Developed country with a population of 65M. The main currency is Pound Sterling. The languages spoken are English.

Last updated: August 2, 2020

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