U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome!

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.

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

The Embassy is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday.  Appointments for non-emergency services to U.S. citizens are available between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays.  The Embassy is closed on certain local and U.S. holidays.  Please schedule an appointment for any non-emergency services by visiting our online appointment website or calling (226) 25-49-53-00.

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.