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Who requires a visa?
The following nationals do not require a visa to enter Botswana:
Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Grenada, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Papua New Guinea, Russia (Diplomatic & Official Passport holders), Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Members of all Commonwealth countries:
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, German Federal Republic, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Republic of Ireland, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA and Yugoslavia (except the nationals of Ghana, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh).
All other nationals require a visa to enter Botswana.
What documents will be required?
– Completed immigration supplementary Form D by the applicant (Visa form).
– Letter of support from the host.
– Passport valid for 6 months.
– Two passport size photos (identical).
– Fee of P25.00 (around USD 5)
– 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.
How long is the Visa valid for?
Entry visas are valid for a maximum of 30-90 days. No visitor is allowed more than a 90-day stay in every calendar year, unless permission has been granted in the form of a waiver pending the outcome of a residence permit application.
Embassy contact information:
Please contact the nearest Botswana embassy for information on what documentation you may require to enter Botswana. Botswana Embassies Worldwide.
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– Botswana Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation- URL: http://www.mofaic.gov.bw/
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