Burkina Faso Immigration: Your Comprehensive Guide
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Africa is the second largest continent in the world and has the world’s longest river – the Nile. The vast majority of the world's diamonds are mined in Africa.

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa with a population of about 22.1 million. Most of the population resides in the capital of the state, Ouagadougou.


Burkina Faso is one of the biggest producers of cotton in Africa. Cotton is referred to as “white gold” in the state. The country has significant cotton, zinc, phosphate rock, and livestock exports. About 80% of the population earns their living from the agricultural sector.


The state has the friendliest environment for expatriates. You can live a better lifestyle with all the necessities at an affordable price. The country is among the best options for living and working.

Burkina Faso has better options for foreign investors to start or invest in a business. Burkina Faso allows you to enter the country under a business visa for a maximum of 90 days. The permit allows the holder to engage in business-related activities such as conducting meetings, installing equipment, setting up a new business, or opening a new branch office.


To apply for the business visa, you must submit the following:

The expats settled in Burkina Faso can apply for a family reunion visa to bring their loved ones to the country. A long-stay visa offers a family reunion by allowing the holder to stay in Burkina Faso for more than 3 months.


To apply for the family reunion, you must submit the following:

If you are married to a citizen of Burkina Faso or have been working and living in the state for about 3 to 5 years, you can apply for permanent residency in Burkina Faso.


For the application process, you have to submit the following:

You will get a residence card after the application is approved and can live in the state for 10 years without any complications.

The global immigration department of Direct U.S. Immigration facilitates ambitious foreign nationals to immigrate to Burkina Faso. Whether you want to start your business venture in Burkina Faso, reunite with your family, or want to acquire permanent residency, we provide expert supervision and application procedures throughout.


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