The Embassy will be closed on the followind dates:
4,5 &6 May
Due to COVID-19, Embassy staff will be working flexible hours. In case of any immediate contact with the Embassy please call or Whatsapp :
Mr. Sejo Montsho
+81 80 4141 9935/ +81 3 3550 2981
Due to COVID-19, the Government of Botswana will not allow entry of citizens from the following countries into Botswana till further notice: China, Japan, South Korea, Iran, USA, UK, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and India.
For an update of daily status on the list of affected countries, please refer to the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Republic of Botswana Facebook page: Covid-19_Mohw
Mandatory quarantine for 14 days for all Batswana and residents returning from high risk countries.
Due to the increase in the number of people infected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Asia, (China,Japan,Phillipines,South Korea and Thailand), all Batswana are advised to take the following precautionary measures;
a) Avoid contact with sick people and large gatherings
b) Avoid touching your eyes,nose,mouth, with unwashed hands
c) Clean your hands by often washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60%-95% alcohol
d) Always wear a mask
e) Spare reasonable cash for emergency flight ticket
f) Stockpile food and bottled water
g) Immediately consult medical institutions when your body reaches temperature of 37.5 C or higher for four day,are feeling lethargic or experiencing shortness of breath
h) Inform your next of kin as soon as possible
For all those residing or visiting Japan,visit the following websites if you may experience any symptoms consitent with the new coronavirus;
Batswana are encouraged to register with the Embassy at:
In case of immediate contact with the Embassy please call or WhatsApp;
+81 80 4141 9935/+81 3 3550 2981
All citizens of Botswana who are registered to vote in Japan for the 2019 General Elections are advised that voting shall be held on the 12th October, 2019 at the following polling station: Embassy of Botswana in Tokyo between the hours of 0900hrs in the morning and 1700hrs in the afternoon. Voters will cast their vote at the polling stations at which they are registered.
Voters are advised to bring their voter cards and valid national identity cards.
Embassy of Botswana
6F, UNIZO Shiba Yonchome Bldg, 4-5-10 Shiba, Minato-ku Tokyo, Japan
Tel: 81-3-5440-5676Fax: 81-3-5765-7581