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 with Emergencies, Please Call (+226) 25-49-53-00.  In support of the Government of Burkina Faso’s efforts to combat COVID-19, the Embassy suspended routine processing of American citizen services; appointments for these services are now given upon request and only upon urgent circumstances.  If you need an emergency passport for travel or need to process your child’s Consular Report of Birth Abroad, please email consularouaga@state.gov. Please provide a concise explanation of the urgency of your request.

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 620 CFA francs to one U.S. dollar.

Messages and Alerts

COVID-19 Information

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