News & Notices

Public Holidays

2020-03-19

 

The Embassy will be closed on the followind dates:

20 March

10&29 April 

4,5 &6 May 

20 July 

10 August 

21,22,23&30 September

25 December 

 

 

 




Flexible Working Hours

2020-03-19

 

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

Minister Counsellor  

+81 80 4141 9935/ +81 3 3550 2981

 




Public Notice on COVID-19

2020-03-18

 

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. 




Advisory: Coronavirus

2020-02-26

 

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;

 

https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/newpage_00032.html


https://www.jnto.go.jp/emergency/eng/mi_guide.html

 

Batswana are encouraged to register with the Embassy at:

https.//botswanaembassy.or.jp/registration.php

 

In case of immediate contact with the  Embassy please call or WhatsApp;

Mr. Sejo Montsho

Minister Counselor

+81 80 4141 9935/+81 3 3550 2981

 

 




BOTSWANA 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: NOTICE OF POLL

2019-09-19

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.

 

 




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Embassy of Botswana

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Tel: 81-3-5440-5676
Fax: 81-3-5765-7581

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