Burundian passport
Burundian passport front cover
Issued by Burundi
EligibilityBurundian citizenship

The Burundian passport is issued to citizens of Burundi for international travel.

Physical appearance

The biometric passport is a 30-page document on blue paper. The first page of the passport (the page after the cover page) bears, in capital letters and in three languages, Kirundi, French and English, the name of the country (REPUBLIKA Y'UBURUNDI; REPUBLIQUE DU BURUNDI; REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI) and the word "passport" (IGITABU C'INZIRA, PASSEPORT, PASSPORT). The coat of arms of Burundi appears between the name of the country and the word "passport". Burundi's coat of arms and an outline of the country's geographic shape also appear on the first page. [1]

Identification page

Visa requirements

Main article: Visa requirements for Burundian citizens

As of 1 January 2017, Burundian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 44 countries and territories, ranking the Burundian passport 91st in terms of travel freedom (tied with Nigerian passport) according to the Henley visa restrictions index.[2]

See also


  1. ^ United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. "Refworld | Burundi: The requirements and procedures for obtaining a biometric passport, from within Burundi or from abroad; description of biometric passports". Refworld. Retrieved 2021-10-25.
  2. ^ "Global Ranking - Visa Restriction Index 2017" (PDF). Henley & Partners. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 August 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2017.