Embassy of the United States in Ouagadougou


The US Embassy in Burkina Faso is a bilateral mission in Ouagadougou and promotes US interests in Burkina Faso. The embassy of the United States also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Burkina Faso. The US Embassy in Ouagadougou is headed by Mr Thomas Dougherty - Ambassador of the United States to Burkina Faso.


American Embassy in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Rue 15.873 Avenue Sembone Ousmane 01 BP 35 Ouagadougou 2000, Secteur 15 Burkina Faso


(+226) 50-49-53-00


(+226) 50-49-56-28






Mr Thomas Dougherty - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Burkina Faso require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the US embassy in Ouagadougou you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United States

For all US visa related matters contact the embassy in Ouagadougou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ouagadougou.usembassy.gov ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+226) 50-49-53-00 or email amembouaga@state.gov

Consulates of the United States in Burkina Faso

Next to the embassy in Ouagadougou there could be additional US consulates located in Burkina Faso.

Please check below for the locations of the US consulates in Burkina Faso.

US Consulates in Burkina Faso

Next to the embassy in Ouagadougou, the United States has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that United States does not have any consulates located in Burkina Faso ).