Visa Application ( Botswana )

Visas

Foreigners from Commonwealth countries are not required to obtain visa for entering Botswana, except in cases where the Minister of Labour and Home Affairs has directed otherwise. Botswana has also signed visa abolition agreements with a number of countries, and their nationals are not required to obtain entry visa.

Requirements for visa application
Visitors
Completed immigration supplementary Form D by the applicant (Visa form).
Letter of support from the host.
Two passport size photos (identical).
Fee of P25.00 (around USD 4.00)
Return visa or residence permit from his/her country of residence.
Return air ticket.
Confirmation letter from the country if the person is coming for business purposes

Employment (additional)
Waiver from Labour and Immigration department.
Copy of acknowledgment slip for residence permit application.
If a person visiting Botswana wants to stay more than three months, he must apply before entering Botswana to the Chief Immigration Officer, P. O. Box 942, Gaborone, tel. (267) 361-1300.

Commonwealth Countries Whose Nationals Require Visa To Enter Botswana
Ghana,  India,  Nigeria,  Srilanka.
 
Countries Whose Nationals Require Visa To Enter Botswana
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Aramenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burindi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Capte Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, DRS – Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote Divoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominican Republic,
Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Georgia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kazakhtsan, Korea DPR, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan (Kirghizia), Laos PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mali, Madagascar, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, 
Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.

Please note
It is always advisable to double check with the Embassy of Botswana, or with the Imigration Office of Botswana.
Enquiries on Visa
Contact person: Mrs Kerly Kelly (Principal Immigration Officer) Tel :  +267 361-1327 

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