Embassy Of The Republic of Burundi
In The
United Kingdom Of Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Burundi Embassy

Visa Services

Monday – Friday

Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 3:00pm

Friday 9:30am – 12:00pm (noon)

58-59 Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DX

Visa Services

Anyone holding an ordinary passport must have a visa to travel to Burundi, unless a special exemption has been granted by the competent authorities. The consular services of the Embassy of Burundi in the United Kingdom issue the following types of visas:

Tourist Visa

Transit Visa

Courtesy Visa

Visa Requirements

Travel Document

A valid travel document with a minimum of six months of validity before the expiration date, such as a Passport or other travel Document.

Completed Visa Form

One (1) visa application form per applicant, legibly completed and signed.

Travel Confirmation

A confirmed or unconfirmed round-trip ticket, or a letter from a travel agency.

Passport Photos

Two recent, coloured, passport-sized photos. Please staple the photos on the corresponding forms.

Yellow Fever (YF) Vaccine

A copy of a yellow fever vaccine certificate.

For Official Business

A letter from the government/company.

For Visitors

An invitation letter by family members or friends.

For Tourists

Proof of hotel reservation(s).

Prepaid Return Envelope

In the event you choose to post your application, a prepaid, self-addressed, stamped, express-returned envelope (such as Royal Mail, FedEx or UPS Envelope).

Visa Fees

Short Stay

Transit Visa
£ 30
  • Visa Allowing A Short Stopover
  • Valid For Up To 72 Hours

Single Entry

Single Entry Visa
£ 60
  • Visa Allowing A Single Entry
  • Valid For Up To 30 Days

Multi Entry

Multiple Entry Visa
£ 70
  • Visa Allowing Multiple Entries
  • Valid For Up To 30 Days


Nationals of the East African Community (EAC) and DRC are exempted from visa application, however, they need to have a valid passport issued by their respective countries (minimum six month of validity before the expiration date).

Holders of diplomatic or official passports are exempt from visa fees (minimum six month of validity before the expiration date).