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Alert: 22 November 2020 General Elections in Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Security Reminder and Upcoming Elections on 22 November 2020 As we approach the elections in Burkina Faso, the U.S. Embassy would like to take this opportunity to remind American Citizens about the importance of personal security.  The risk of terrorist attacks and kidnappings remains high as terrorist organizations continue to operate throughout the ...
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FVAP is offering Virtual Voting Assistance

Location: Burkina Faso Event:  Virtual Voting Assistance The Federal Voting Assistance Program is offering recurring virtual voting assistance via Zoom for the next two weeks to provide direct support to overseas citizens. Voters can participate in any of the meetings and speak with an FVAP voting Ambassador who can answer questions about absentee voting, including ...
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Registering to vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!

If you are a U.S. citizen in Burkina Faso who is planning to vote in the November 2020 U.S. elections, you should send a completed Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to your local election officials immediately. Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you ...
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U.S. Visa and Travel FAQs for non-U.S. citizens following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Consular Ouagadougou COVID-19 Updates   LAST UPDATED: September 01, 2020 We understand your concern about visas and travel in light of the continuing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We hope that this information will help answer your questions. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we are only able to respond to individual ...
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