This is the US Embassy in Burkina Faso. The US Embassy is located in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. If you need consular assistance then speak to the Embassy about what is needed. This can be assistance with a birth registration, death registration, marriage registration or a letter of affirmation.
US Embassy in Burkina Faso
Note that the Embassy can only assist and not intervene in legal matters. We have listed the contact details below with a map to the US Embassy in Ouagadougou. If you need a US visa then you need to speak to the Embassy staff about a non-immigrant visa or a immigrant visa. If you are married to a US citizen or engaged then you can apply for a US spouse visa or a US fiancee visa. The contact details are below with the operating hours of the Embassy.
In Burkina Faso, the minimum age for marriage is 18 years old. However, with written authorization from their parents or guardians, girls as young as 15 years old can get married. Both partners must give their free and informed consent for the marriage to be valid. Much like other countries such as you can see on the website of the US Embassy in Eritrea as well as the US Embassy in Cameroon. Polygamy in these countries are also allowed. Much like the other countries you have to eclare the other wives as well as have the first wife’s permission.So if you are thinking of applying for CR1 Visa then consider these facts.See also the rules in US Embassy in Botswana.
Details for the US Embassy in Ouagadougou
Address : Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, American Embassy, Secteur 15, Ouaga 2000, Rue 15.873
Phone: (226) 25-49-53-00
US Visa Section
Tel: +257 22 20 7000 (ext. 7225)
Office Hours: Mondays – Thursdays 7:30 – 17:15 / Fridays 7:30 – 12:30
See also the US Embassy in Brunei as well as the US Embassy in Cape Verde.