France Schengen Visa for Burkina Faso citizens in 2024

France Schengen Visa for Burkina Faso citizens in 2024

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France visa for Burkina Faso citizens

Burkinabe citizens must obtain a visa before travelling to France. France Sticker visa is required for Burkinabe citizens. The France tourist visa is also known as the France Type C Schengen visa. Applicants are required to be present when applying for the France Sticker visa. This tourist visa typically allows a short term stay. The France tourist visa remains valid for 3 months. The France Sticker visa must be used within 90 days of issuance. A total of 10 documents are required to apply for the France Sticker visa. Find out more about France visa exemptions and special conditions.

France tourist visa conditions for Burkina Faso citizens

Visa applicant
Visa stay
3 months
Visa validity
90 days
Visa fees
Visa term
Short term

Schengen Visa

The Schengen Visa is a visa for the Schengen Area, which consists of most of the European Economic Area, plus several other adjacent countries. The visa allows visitors to stay in the Schengen Area for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. The visa is valid for tourism, family visits, and business.

France tourist visa requirements for Burkina Faso citizens

Documents required for France Schengen from Burkina Faso include passport and other supporting documents. A total of 10 documents are required.
  • Visa Application Form: Completed application form for France
  • Passport Photo: A Passport Photo is required. Photo must be no older than 6 months
  • Travel Proof: A round-trip flight reservations(s) for destination.
  • Previous Passport: Provide a previous passport of country if any.
  • Cover Letter: Covering letter mentioning the details of the applicant, travel and details of the other members travelling with you.
  • Passport: Original Passport or Travel document of country with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
  • Current Details: Employed:
    • 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 slipsSelf 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.
  • Accomodation Proof: Accomodation reservation(s) in destination for the duration of your visit.
  • Bank Statement: A recent monthly bank statement of the applicant from country. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement. If statements are printed online then it has to be Authenticated (stamped) by the bank officials.
  • Travel Insurance: Proof of travel insurance for destination with the certificate of Insurance and the table of benefits. You can also provide a letter from the bank confirming that you have an insurance with them along with a copy of credit card and the table of benefits.

How to apply for France tourist visa from Burkina Faso

France Sticker visa application process for Burkinabe citizens is quick and easy, as long as the necessary documents and information are provided accurately. By following these 7 steps, Burkina Faso citizens can ensure a smooth and hassle-free process in obtaining an France tourist visa.
  1. 1
    Gather required documents
    Gather all the necessary documents required for a destination tourist visa including passport and other supporting documents required by the destination authorities. If your documents are in a language different from English, they need to be translated.
  2. 2
    Valid passport
    Check country passport is valid with at least 6 months of validity beyond their intended stay in destination. If not apply for a new country passport. The passport must also have at least one blank page for visa stamps.
  3. 3
    Fill application form
    You will need to fill out a visa application form, which is available at the immigration counter. This form requires personal information, passport details, and intended travel plans to destination. Make sure to fill out the form accurately and completely.
  4. 4
    Schedule appointment
    Schedule an appointment with the destination embassy or consulate where you will submit your application. You can do this online or by contacting the embassy or consulate.
  5. 5
    Submit documents
    Submit your application form along with passport to officer at destination embassy/consulate. You will be required to provide all the necessary documents aswell. Ensure that all documents are in order and up-to-date.
  6. 6
    Visa processing
    The processing time for the visa process is typically few days. During this time, your application, passport and any other documents will be reviewed by immigration officer. The visa application will either be approved or denied based on the information provided in the application and the supporting documents.
  7. 7
    Recieve visa
    If application is approved, the applicant will receive destination in their passport and can collect passport from the destination embassy or consulate.

France Visa Exemption

Find out more about France visa exemptions and special conditions.
    Eligible Countries:
    All Countries
Visa stay
90 days

France tourist visa advice

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, France Sticker visa is required for Burkina Faso citizens. Burkina Faso passport holders need to apply for a tourist visa at the embassy.

Yes, Burkina Faso citizens can travel to France, Sticker visa is required.

The France tourist visa cost €60

The maximum length of stay in France with Sticker visa is 3 months and usually Short term which means that Burkina Faso citizens must leave the country within 3 months of their arrival

The visa is valid for a period of 90 days

Burkina Faso citizens must obtain a visa before travelling to France.

No, A valid passport is required for entry and exit to France. Burkina Faso citizen also need at least 6 months validity in their passports.

Burkina Faso citizens who meet the eligibility requirements specified by the France government are eligible to apply for a France Sticker visa. The requirements include having a valid Burkina Faso passport with a minimum validity of 6 months, being free of any criminal record, and the of visit should be tourism or visiting friends or family

No, France Sticker visa is not valid for work purposes. Burkina Faso citizen wishing to work in France will need to apply for a work visa.

Overstaying a visa in France can result in fines, penalties, and potentially being banned from entering France in the future. It is important to comply with the length of stay specified with Sticker visa and leave the country within the allotted time.

The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.