Visa Information

 

Where can I apply for Visa?

Apply at  https://evisa.gov.bw

 

What is required for application of this service?

  • Dully completed application form attached with colored photograph(scanned)
  • Copies of the first two pages of the passport
  • Travel itinerary
  • Hotel bookings/Letter from host
  • Letter of recommendation from the host(If on Business Trip)
  • Application letter(letter explaining trip details)
  • If previously applied for a visa,attach a copy of the outcome

 

 

Who is elegible?

All citizens of Commonwealth countries do not require visa except those from Bangladesh, Cameron,Ghana,India,Nigeria, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Foreign Antional whose countries have signed a Visa Abolition Agreement  with Botswana are also not required to apply for a visa.

 

N.B.Those who have permits but decide to stay outside the country for more than six months are required to apply for a visa when they return to Botswana

 

 

 

Countries Whose Nationals Require Visa to Enter Botswana

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • DRS-Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Cote Devoire
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea DPR
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan (Kirghizia)
  • Laos PDR
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Macedonia
  • Mali
  • Madagascar
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

 

Commonwealth Countries Whose Nationals Require Visa to Enter Botswana

  • Ghana
  • India
  • Nigeria
  • Sri Lanka

 

Countries Whose Nationals Do Not Require Visa to Enter Botswana

  • Angola
  • Antiqua & Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea (ROK)
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tanzania
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tuvalu
  • United States of America
  • Uganda
  • Uruguay
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

 


 

Electronic Passport Application

 

 

National Identity Card (Omang)

 

 

Bank Details

Bank name:          MUFG BANK,LTD. 

Branch Name:       Tamachi Branch

Account Name:      Embassy of Botswana

Account No.:         043-0696921

SWIFT Code:         BOTKJPJT

Bank Address:       5-33-1 Shiba Minato-ku

                            Tokyo 108-0014 Japan 

 

Beneficiary Name :    Embassy of Botswana 

Beneficiary Address:  6F EDGE Shiba Yonchome Building 

                                4-5-10 Shiba, Minato-ku

                                Tokyo 108-0014 Japan

 

Tourist visa fee: JPY5,340

Business visa fee: JPY 16,010

Omang fee: JPY 54

Passport fee: JPY 2,775

 

Travel Notification

Notification form for Batswana travelling to Japan, Philippines, Thailand and South Korea:

 

 

https://www.botswanaembassy.or.jp/pdfs/Travel_Notification_Form.pdf

 

 

Registration of Nationals

Why should I register?

Botswana citizens living in Japan are urged to register with the embassy. Registration will allow you to receive emails about events and announcements.

 

Registration of Nationals Online Form

 

Registration of Nationals Download (PDF, 200KB)

 

 

Immigration and Civil Registration

For all the information on civil registration, immigration, residency& work visa application please visit https://www.gov.bw/immigration-civil-registration?txterm=115

 

 

Disaster Preparedness (e.g. Tsunamis, earthquake, typhoons and floods).

 



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