Embassy Ouagadougou publishes a monthly newsletter for U.S. citizens residing in or visiting Burkina Faso.

The American Citizen Newsletter is intended to ensure that the U.S. citizen community is hearing from the Embassy on a regular basis and aware of how the Consular Section can support citizens during their time in Burkina Faso.

The newsletter is published on the Embassy website monthly. In addition, it is sent to all U.S. citizens in Burkina Faso who have enrolled in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). You can enroll in STEP by visiting