Immigration in Bujumbura

Bureau de l'Immigration

Visa extensions are fairly straightforward although at first glance it seems all hell is breaking loose when you spot the disorderly queues at the Bureau de l’immigration. Besides your passport, you need a...

Internet in Bujumbura

Alpha Cyber

This cheapie is tucked down an alley next to its upmarket competitor, Tropicana Net Cafe. It’s four times cheaper than Tropicana, but unlike Tropicana, lacks the technology to transfer photos from camera to CD.

Bank in Bujumbura


The ATM at this central bank is probably the best behaved when it comes to accepting foreign Visa cards.

Police in Bujumbura


Direct line to the police, but don't expect much help from them.