Embassy of Canada in Ouagadougou


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


Canadian Embassy in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 316 Professeur Joseph Kizerbo Avenue 01 P.O. Box 548 01Ouagadougou Burkina Faso


(+226) 50 31 18 94


(+226) 50 31 19 00






Mr Ivan Roberts - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Burkina Faso require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Canadian 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 Canada

For all Canadian visa related matters contact the embassy in Ouagadougou before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.canadainternational.gc.ca/burkinafaso/ ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+226) 50 31 18 94 or email ouaga@dfait-maeci.gc.ca

Consulates of Canada in Burkina Faso

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

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

Canadian Consulates in Burkina Faso

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Canadian Embassy in Ouagadougou offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Burkina Faso to Canada as wel as for Canadian citizens in Burkina Faso. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Canadian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.