News & Notices

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Public Holidays



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



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



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



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;

Mr. Sejo Montsho

Minister Counselor

+81 80 4141 9935/+81 3 3550 2981




Embassy of Botswana

6F, UNIZO  Shiba Yonchome Bldg, 4-5-10 Shiba, Minato-ku Tokyo, Japan

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

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