U.S. Citizen Services


The American Citizen Services office at the U.S. Embassy in Ouagadougou provides assistance to U.S. citizens in Burkina Faso.

U.S. citizens in need of 24/7 emergency assistance should call +226 25495300 from Burkina Faso or +1 (301) 985-8742 from the United States.  For routine issues, please email  ouagaACS@state.gov.  To schedule an appointment for a services please visit: https://bf.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ or https://bf.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/notaries-public/.
Visa Services:  Please visit our Visas page for more information on visa services currently provided.

If you can’t find what you are searching for on our site, please visit the Bureau of Consular Affair’s website.

Current Exchange Rate

Please note that U.S. Citizen Services fees, when made in local currency, may vary due to the fluctuating exchange rate. As a result of the current value of the dollar, the African Financial Community (CFA) rate is currently 700 francs to one U.S. dollar.

Messages and Alerts

COVID-19 Information

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Burkina Faso.