Burundian visa for Nigerian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Nigerian passport holders visiting Burundi for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Nigerian citizens to enter Burundi for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Burundi e-visa for Nigerian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Burundi visa on arrival for Nigerian citizens Not Available

Burundi tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Nigerian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Burundi.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Burundi.

If you are looking for Burundi visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Nigeria, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Burundi nearest your place of residence.

  • Abuja: The Embassy of Burundi in Abuja, Nigeria (Working hours: Close now)

Burundi visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Burundi diplomatic mission offices to Nigeria for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Nigeria traveling to Burundi from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Nigeria) estimated Change (%)
2008 202 N/A
2009 212 4.95%
2010 142 -33.02%
2011 144 1.41%
2012 147 2.08%
2013 234 59.18%
2014 235 0.43%
2015 131 -44.26%
2016 187 42.75%
2017 299 59.89%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Burundi & Nigeria comparison

Burundi's area is approximately 25,680 km2 (9,915 sq mi), while the area of Nigeria is approximately 910,770 km2 (351,650 sq mi). This means Nigeria is 35.47 times bigger than Burundi.

As of July 2021, Burundi's population is ~32.7 million people - 472,116,978 fewer people than the population of Nigeria.

We have highlighted Burundi & Nigeria’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Burundi Nigeria Difference
Population (est 2021) 32,727,346 504,844,324 472.1 million fewer people live in Burundi than Nigeria
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 36 102 Burundi has 66 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Nigeria.
Travel freedom (2021) 20 26 Burundi passport holders visit 6 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 20 93 Burundian hosts 73 fewer foreign missions than Nigeria.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Nigeria travel to Burundi in one year?

The number of visitors from Nigeria visiting Burundi in 2017 was approximately 299.

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