• A valid travel document (minimum six month validity): passport or other travel document.
  • Two (2) visa application forms duly filled per each applicant. (Download Visa Application Forms here)
  • Evidence of travelling arrangements (booking or ticket copy).
  • Two recent coloured passport-size photos (please staple the photos on the forms).
  • A copy of a yellow fever vaccine certificate.
  • For official business, a letter from the Government/Company.
  • For visitors, an invitation letter by family members or friends.
  • For tourists, Proof of hotel reservation(s).
  • A prepaid, self-addressed, stamped, express-return envelope OR bring in the above to the Embassy during office hours.
  • Visa Fees – £60. See below

N.B: Any person travelling to Burundi must obtain an entry visa at the Embassy of the Republic of Burundi in London prior to travelling.


£60 (Sixty GBP): For a Single / Multiple entry visa valid for 30 days.

NB : Visa fees are payable only in Money Orders, Cashier’s Check or by bank transfer.

In case of bank transfer, the details are the following :

Account Name:Embassy of Burundi/Visa fees
Account Number:00166104
IBAN: GB45ABNG40624500166104
Sort Code:40- 62-45
Bank Name: The Access Bank UK Ltd
Bank Address:1 Cornhill London, EC3V 3ND


Standard processing Time: 15 business days.


Visa applications can be submitted on behalf of other applicant(s). After filling the visa application form and adding all required documents, it is possible to:

  • Bring them to the Burundi Embassy during open / business hours.
  • Send the application by mail, in a stamped and registered envelope.

If submitting by mail, send the application in a stamped and registered envelope (special delivery) to:

Embassy of Burundi
Uganda House 2nd floor
58-59 Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DX.


BUSINESS HOURS / Office hours:

  • Monday through Thursday from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm
  • Fridays: from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

NB: All applicants must provide an active e-mail address and phone number to facilitate easy communication.


Countries listed below are exempted from visa application:

  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania

However, nationals from countries exempted from visa application need to have a valid passport issued by their respective countries.


For any documents to be legalised, these are the requirements:

  • The documents are required to have a signature and seal from a Notary.
  • Please provide a copy of your passport, ID or other UK Legal identification document.
  • Payment of £20 Money Order.



  • Request letter.
  • Copy of the expired passport or national identification card.
  • Payment of £20 Money Order.
  • Two (2) passport-size photos.
  • Return envelope.



Last Updated (Friday, 05 May 2017)