Policies & Procedures for Burkina Faso


Import policy


Burkina Faso has a high population density, few natural resources, and a fragile soil. Imports in Burkina Faso decreased to 127.70 CFA Franc Billion in September from 135.50 CFA Franc Billion in August of 2014. Imports in Burkina Faso averaged 70.24 CFA Franc Billion from 1998 until 2014, reaching an all-time high of 208.30 CFA Franc Billion in May of 2013 and a record low of 14.20 CFA Franc Billion in January of 1999.Burkina Faso main imports are: fuel (25 per cent of total imports), foodstuffs and machinery. Burkina Faso main import partners are: Ivory Coast, United States, Japan, China, France, Belgium and Germany. Our company provides the best link to bring both customers and agents together.
Following are the import procedure followed in Burkina Faso:-

  • To import goods to Burkina Faso, start by finding out what is required in order for exportation to be successful in the country of export. 
  • Thereafter find out what is required in order to successfully import to Burkina Faso.
  • After finding out the customs requirements in the two countries, the import country (Burkina Faso) and the export country (any other), the import then assesses him / herself to find out.
  • If he / she is eligible to import from the export country to Burkina Faso. 
  • If found eligible, an importer then proceeds with preparation of required document. 
  • After obtaining required documents, the import proceeds to the customs office for clearance and technical control for the goods to be imported.
  • After clearing at the customs office, the importer then goes for port and terminal handling. In this case, the importer goes to the entry port to declare and make necessary payments for goods to be imported in to the country and this is usually done when goods arrive on the entry port. 
  • After clearing at the port, the importer can now organize for transportation of goods from port to a warehouse / store in Burkina Faso.

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Wiki Procedure
Delmas.com
Customs Information

RESTRICTED ITEMS:-

  • All cats and dogs being imported into the country will require a veterinarian health certificate clearing the creatures of any infectious diseases. The certificate will also need a rabies inoculation certificate issued no less than 3 weeks or no more than 60 days prior to arrival.

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Visahq Customs
FEDEX Guidelines
DHL Guidelines


Export policy


Most part of the Burkina Faso economy relies on agriculture.Exports in Burkina Faso increased to 78.70 CFA Franc Billion in September from 76.80 CFA Franc Billion in August of 2014. Exports in Burkina Faso averaged 36.10 CFA Franc Billion from 1998 until 2014, reaching an all-time high of 170.60 CFA Franc Billion in December of 2013 and a record low of 1.90 CFA Franc Billion in August of 2004.In recent years, Burkina Faso’s mining industry has been expanding and is now the most important sector of the economy. Main exports are gold (70 per cent of total exports), cotton (13 per cent), zinc, phosphate rock and livestock. Burkina Faso main export partners are: Singapore, Ivory Coast, Switzerland, France, China and Turkey. We at our company provide different facilities in one room to export several types of products with the best possible service.
Following mentioned are the export procedure followed in Burkina Faso:-

  • prior export request;
  • export authorization, if required;
  • certificate of origin of the goods;
  • export declaration;
  • inspection or check before shipment;
  • Export proceeds domiciliation.

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Exporting Guide
Exporting Government
Wiki Procedure


Disclaimer: Policies and procedures for all export, Import have been extracted from various internet resources and published policies by the respective governments. Logimart.com is not responsible for any change or alteration in the above written policies and procedures.

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