Visas

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • 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:

£30 (Thirty GBP): For a Transit visa valid for 3 days
£60 (Sixty GBP): For a Single entry visa valid for 30 days.
£70 (Seventy GBP): For Multiple entry visa valid for 30 days.

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

VISA PROCESSING TIME | Standard processing Time: 15 business days

VISA APPLICATION SUBMISSION

Visa application submission can be done in 2 ways :
1. Applicants can bring the required documents at the offices of Burundi Embassy
NB: Book an appointement by:
phone: +44(0) 20 79 30 49 58
e-mail: info@burundiembassy.org.uk


2. Applicants can send their visa application documents by Post ( using special delivery) or express mail at the following address:

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

VISA EXEMPTIONS

Countries listed below are exempted from visa application:

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

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

LEGALISATION OF DOCUMENTS

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 £30 Money Order.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS (LAISSEZ-PASSER)

  • Request letter
  • Copy of the expired passport or national identification card
  • Payment of £40 Money Order
  • Two (2) passport-size photos
  • Return envelope