Visa Information

Consulate information


2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 408, Washington, DC 20007

Phone: (202) 342-2574/78 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (subject to change). Travelers must have medical certificate with a negative Covid-19 test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Burundi. The medical certificate must be in English or French. Travelers are subject to PCR test and quarantine for 7 days in a hotel at their own expense, the hotel must be booked at Republic of Burundi website. This does not apply to travelers younger than 6 years. For up to date information, please click this link
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity remaining beyond stay and must have two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda for a maximum stay of 3 months. MUST have a valid passport.
  • Apply for a multiple tourist visa, if transiting through DRC.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form (2 copies)
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - two (2) photos
White background and should be free of shadows, photo is clear and in color, glasses not allowed. Applicant is directly facing camera w/ a neutral expression, eyes are clearly visible.
Invitation letter
Letter should be addressed to the Consulate General of the Embassy in Washington DC. Must include: applicant's name as in passport, passport number, detailing the reason for traveling, dates, name, address and telephone number of the host.
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Copy of hotel reservation/Evidence of address while staying in the country.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Yellow fever certificate

Forms and Links

Application Form

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
15 business daysRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Transit40.00Single48 hours
Tourist/Business90.00Single/Multiple30 days

Last updated: July 19, 2022