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Burkina Faso Travel Restrictions

1.27% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 1.27% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Burkina Faso.

Burkina Faso entry details and exceptions

All land borders remain closed.


Outgoing travel to Burkina FasoTravelling from New Zealand to Burkina Faso

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 120 hours before departing to Burkina Faso.

Details and exceptions

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR (nasal swab) test result in English or French. The test must be taken within 5 days before arrival.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Burkina Faso.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who do not have a COVID19 test before arrival or those who present symptoms of COVID19 are required to take a rapid COVID19 test at the airport at their own cost and to be detained until the results are back. Those whose test results are positive are required to stay in quarantine until advised.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Burkina Faso

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Burkina Faso must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Burkina Faso will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Burkina Faso

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Burkina Faso.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Burkina Faso with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Burkina Faso with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 120 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Burkina Faso is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Burkina Faso are closed. Bars in Burkina Faso are closed.