Burkina Faso




ISO Code: BF

Capital City: Ouagadougou

Area: 274,200 km2

Population: 17,322,797

Currency: West African CFA Franc (XOF)

International Dialling Code: +226

Agent Information

DHL Express

714 Rue Delafosse

BP 3325

Bobo Dioulasso

tel: +226 50 311947 / 335171


Please note that you will need a DHL tracking number for your shipment which can be obtained by contacting our customer services.

Service Areas and Zip Codes

2-3 days ex LHR


2-4 days ex LHR 

Burkina Faso AOD

Should you have requirements for any kind of specials or timed delivery options please contact customer services via email at support@vxlnet.co.uk or by calling +44 (0)1753 210700.

Please note whilst we endeavor to ensure all information is correct, Viva Xpress Logistics (UK) Limited cannot be held responsible for any errors on zone listings.

Customs & Clearance Information at destination

Shipments with a value above EUR 4,500 must not be shipped until specific checks with authorities have been done. Please contact our customer service department prior to  shipping. If goods are tendered without checks being performed they can attract a fine of 20% of the value upon arrival in Burkina Faso and any such charges will be reverted to your account.

Alcohol cannot be imported into Burkina Faso.

Mobile Phones cannot be imported.

Communications parts and equipment are subject to stringent import requirements, please check before shipping.

Personal effects can only be imported as airfreight, please contact our customer services team for more information if required.

Prohibited Items

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As well as the above list, gambling devices and jewellery of any type are also prohibited for import into Burkina Faso.


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