Electronic Passport Application

The e-passport is the new electronic travel document with machine readable features.

 

 

Who can apply for this service?

Any citizen of Botswana who wishes to travel abroad.

 

 

What is required to get this service?

FOR PERSONS AGED 16 YEARS AND ABOVE

  • Original Omang and certified copy of Omang 
  • Black and white passport size photo
  • Citizenship certificate of parents and/or owner if parents were once foreign nationals (seek Clarification from Passport and Citizen Officers).
  • Omang details for parent/s as well details of  parent's place of birth
  • For lost passport please bring the police report/ affidavit before the commissioner of oath. The forms are collected by the applicant or parent if under 16 years of age.

NB: Please bring the old passport for replacement applications

 

FOR CHILDREN UNDER 16

  • Original birth certificate and certified copy of birth certificate
  • Parent’s original Omang
  • Guardian original Omang (in case of deceased parents)
  • Death certificate of deceased parent(s) in case of guardian applying for the child
  • Letter from District Commissioner, Chief or Social Worker for proof of guardianship (in case of deceased parent(s)
  • Please bring the old passport for replacement
  • Citizenship certificate of parents and/or owner (registration) if parents were once foreign nationals (seek clarification from Passport and Citizen Officers)

NB: Please bring the child along for passport.

 

 

How much do I pay for this service?

For new applications and replacement applications, the following charges apply;
For people below 16 years of age;

  • P100/ JPY1000

For people older than 16 years of age;

  • P260/JPY2,595

 

For lost passport applications, the following charge applies;

  • P1000/ JPY9,980

 

 

How long does it take to replace a passport?

Passport takes 14 working days to process.

 

 

Where can I apply for a passport?

Botswana Embassy in Japan

 

 

How do I get access to Passport Application form?

Application forms are available at the Embassy.

 

 

Can I apply for the Electronic Emergency Travel Document (E-ETD) while waiting for my passport?

Yes, if there is a need for emergency travel.

 

 

What do I need to get an e-ETD?

FOR PERSONS AGED 16 YEARS AND ABOVE

  • Original Omang and certified copy of Omang
  • Citizenship certificate of parents and/or owner if parents were once foreign nationals (seek clarification from Passport and Citizen Officers)

 

FOR CHILDREN AGED UNDER 16

  • Original birth certificate and certified copy of birth certificate
  • Citizenship certificate of parents and/or owner (registration) if parents were once foreign nationals (seek clarification from Passport and Citizen Officers).

 

Where can I get it?

Embassy and at any immigration offices in Botswana 
NB: Emergency travel documents are for emergencies only and will not be issued out except in cases of emergencies such as medical reasons.

 



Embassy of Botswana

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

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

Registration of Nationals