Canadian Embassy in Burkina Faso

Canadian EmbassyThe Canadian Embassy in Burkina Faso also acts as the place to call if you are in Benin as there is no Canadian Embassy in Benin at this point in time. The contact details for the Embassy is listed below with a map, email address, street address and telephone numbers. See the map to the Embassy below.

Canadian Embassy in Burkina Faso

If you lost your passport while in Burkina Faso you must report this to the police. They will issue you with a note with the case number on it for the next step. Call the Embassy and make an appointment for a new passport application. Complete the application and then attach the police card with the case number to it. They must have this to complete the application process.  Once done they will issue you with a temporary travel document or passport. Some people have flights to meet when leaving the country.

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If you have given birth in the country you will need all the local birth registration document translated and certified. Once this is complete you will need to make an appointment for the child to be registered. Take the child and all the documents with your Canadian passport to the Embassy. Complete the forms and then you will need to wait until they contact you again. Once this is done and it does take a while. You can then apply for a travel document or passport for the child.

If you need documents notarized you will call or email them for an appointment. Once done you will need to take the documents with your to the Embassy. See what the Embassy can and cannot notarize. There is a page on consular assistance on this website.

Consular Assistance 

Note that the Embassy is close on local as well as on Canadian public holidays. See the email address as well as the telephone numbers for the Embassy. This as well as the street address.

Street Address:316 Professeur Ki-Zerbo Street, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Postal Address:P.O. Box 548, Ouagadougou, 01, Kadiogo Province, Burkina Faso
Telephone:+226 25 49 08 00 / +226 25 31 18 94
Fax:+226 25 49 08 10 / +226 25 31 19 00
Hours of Operation:Monday to Thursday: 08:30 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 16:00
Friday: 08:30 to 12:00

You will notice the Canadian Visa processing times for the Canadian Embassy in Burkina Faso. There is the processing time for the Canadian visitor visa, super visitor visa as well as the student visa and other visas on offer. The times are a bit long at this is January 2022 but things should improve as we all move back to normal.

Check Visa Processing Times
Visitor Visa (days)48
Super Visa (days)162
Study Permit (Weeks)11
Work Permit (Weeks)11
Spouse / Partner Visa (Months)12
Passport Application20 Business Days

These are the current visa processing times at present.


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