Burkina Faso Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Burkina Faso
Capital city: Ouagadougou
Currency: CFA Franc (XOF)
Local time: GMT + 0
Telephone code: + 226
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

For tourists over 15 years of age free import of:1. 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 25 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco; ... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Visitors must obtain approval from the Ministere de l'Administration for the use of photo-, film- or video cameras. ... More information


Pets: dogs and cats must be accompanied by veterinary certificate, including: 1. confirmation of rabies vaccination given not less than 3 week... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Burkina Faso, if this is an international airport.Exempt: baggage o... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (CFA Franc-XOF) and foreign curr... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.