Burkina Faso flag Burkina Faso: Business Environment

Business Practices in Burkina Faso

Opening hours and bank holidays

General Information
Opening Hours and Days
Shops and businesses are normally open from 8am to noon and from 3pm to 6pm (Monday to Friday) and from 9am to 1pm on Saturday.
Banks usually open from 9am to 2pm (Monday to Friday).

Public Holidays

New Year's Day 1 Jan
Revolution Day 3 Jan
International Women's Day 8 Mar
Easter Monday 22 Apr
Labour Day 1 May
Ascension Day 30 May
Ramadan 4 Jun
Independence Day 5 Aug
Tabaski 11 Aug
Tabaski Holiday 12 Aug
Assumption Day 15 Aug
All Saints' Day 1 Nov
Prophet Muhammad's Birthday 9 Nov
Proclamation of Independence Day 11 Dec
Christmas Day 25 Dec
Holiday Compensation
Not applicable.

Periods When Companies Usually Close

Closure for Easter End of March/Early April
Closure for Christma End of December
Closure for Eid Variable

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