passport of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel142

Asset protection115

Quality of life146

"Plan B"134

About Burkina Faso

A state in West Africa, one of the poorest in the world. 90% of the working population is employed in subsistence agriculture — they grow cotton, peanuts, sorghum, rice, corn and other crops.

The country has deposits of gold, phosphorites, nickel, titanium, manganese and copper ores. The main export commodities are gold and raw cotton.

Population

20.8 million

Capital

Ouagadougou

Official language

French

GDP per capita

$815

Time zone

UTC+0

Currency

Franc CFA BCEAO

Grounds for obtaining a Burkina Faso passport

Burkina Faso allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: 10 years

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Burkina Faso passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records