Burundi Immigration: Requirements, Visas & Benefits
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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.

Burundi is a small country located on the African continent, bordered by Rwanda, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Atlantic Ocean. The capital city is Bujumbura. Agriculture is a major source of income in Burundi, with coffee being its major export product. Manufacturing also plays an important role in Burundian economic life. Clothing production accounts for 58 percent of all goods manufactured while other light industries such as food processing, soap-making and furniture crafting are also prevalent throughout Burundi.


Burundi’s official language is Kirundi. However, French and English are also spoken in many areas due to the country’s colonial history under Belgian rule. In addition to this, Burundi is also home to some fascinating history, culture, and ancient sites.


Immigration to Burundi is on the rise, and despite being the least urbanized nation in sub-Saharan Africa, Burundi has a large population. It is one of the two nations with the fastest-growing rural-urban population in the Horn, Eastern, and Central Africa area. To ensure safe, orderly, and regular migration to Burundi, several types of visas are available.

The residence permit is designed for long-term stays in Burundi for extended periods. A residence permit for Burundi typically lasts for one year and can be renewed if needed. This type of visa requires that applicants provide evidence that they can support themselves financially.


The required documents for this visa are:

Work permits are necessary if you plan on entering or staying in Burundi for employment purposes. The employer is responsible for applying for and renewing the employee’s work permit.

Below are the requirements for this visa:

Student visas allow international students to study at one of Burundi’s universities or higher education institutions. Student visas must be obtained before entering Burundi and typically come with an individual student permit detailing specific course load requirements. The following are essential to applying for a student visa:

The global immigration department of Direct U.S. Immigration facilitates ambitious foreign nationals to immigrate to Burundi.Whether you want to acquire permanent residency, study in Burundi, or immigrate as a skilled foreign worker, we provide expert supervision and application procedures throughout.


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