IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist visas to French Guiana. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of French Guiana
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of French Guiana directly.
To apply for a travel visa to French Guiana requires the following documents:
Original, signed Burkina Faso passport. Passport must have at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 1 visa page clear of any markings.
Passport Photo: 2 Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.
Proof of Status. Original ILR card or other proof of resident status in the UK, this should be valid for more than 6 months after your return from French Guiana.
Itinerary. Copy of itinerary showing exact dates of travel from airline or travel agent. Please note that the number of entries on your visa will be based upon your itinerary.
Travel Insurance. Letter on company letterhead from Health Insurance Company indicating the coverage plan for the applicant, specifically stating that the applicant will be covered while traveling internationally and indicating the validity of this coverage (with a minimum medical coverage of GBP 22,000).
Bank Statement. Copy of a recent bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds (at least GBP 60 per day).
Employment Letter. An original letter from your employer/school (on business letterhead, with contact details), stating that a leave of absence has been granted and that you will be returning to your current job. The Employment Letter must be addressed to French Guiana High Commission If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations including name of the applicant, name and address of the hotel, duration of stay.
Pay Slips. Originals and copies of the last three months pay slips or salary attestation.
Embassy of French Guiana in the United Kingdom offers visa processing of 15 business days.