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.

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

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