Tourism

Switzerland visa requirements for Burkinabes

Basic Travel Requirements for Burkinabes visiting
Switzerland

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to
apply for a Swiss Visa.


  • Two recent passports captured on a light back ground. 
  • A travel medical insurance worth 30,000 euros is required. 
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of  your visit. 
  • An international  passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • Minors are to have their forms signed by their parents/legal guardians.
  • A  proof of financial capability to prove their they are able to afford staying in Switzerland. 
  • A proof of accommodation whether with a host or at a hotel. 
  • A copy of return flight ticket to show your intention of returning back home.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer
  • A copy of travel itinerary with up-to-date exit and entry dates. 

Switzerland Visa for Burkinabes

Facts about Switzerland


Switzerland is a top destination for tourists and business people alike. Banking and finance are major industries in the country and it is little wonder the country has the highest nominal wealth per adult in the world. Tourism is no way abandoned in the country. There are a lot of attractions tourists can visit when they are in the country. Ski resorts and hiking trails are aplenty in the country. The country’s landscape is a sight to behold.
An average of 2.2 million visitors arrives in the country monthly to appreciate the beautiful landscape of the country.
In the city of Ticino, which is the Italian-speaking section of Switzerland, it is a crime to veil ones the face in public places. Doing so could attract a fine between the range of CHF100 to CHF10,000.

Types of Switzerland Visa


Types of VisaProcessing TimeDuration of Stay
Tourist visa15 days90 days
Student visa15 daysduration of stay

General Requirements for Switzerland Visa


  • Two recent passports captured on a light back ground. 
  • A travel medical insurance worth 30,000 euros is required. 
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of  your visit. 
  • An international  passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • Minors are to have their forms signed by their parents/legal guardians.
  • A  proof of financial capability to prove their they are able to afford staying in Switzerland. 
  • A proof of accommodation whether with a host or at a hotel. 
  • A copy of return flight ticket to show your intention of returning back home.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer
  • A copy of travel itinerary with up-to-date exit and entry dates. 

Switzerland Visa Fees


Tourist visa

160.00 (USD)

Student visa

160.00 (USD)

Switzerland Visa Application Centres & Embassies in
Burkina Faso


Ouagadougou

770, avenue Kwam N’Krumah Ouagadougou

[email protected]

(+226-50) 306729