All Citizens of Commonwealth countries do not require visa except those from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ghana, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Foreign nationals 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 come back to Botswana.
To apply for visa through Botswana Embassy in Japan, kindly pay the visa fee through your bank, 5000JPY for tourist visa and 14,971JPY for business visa, and send scanned documents with a proof of payment to email@example.com.Visa will be processed and if approved, a notification letter will be sent by an e-mail.
Visa Application Download (PDF, 500KB)
Be advised to use applicant's full names as reference when making visa fee payment.
Please note that the Embassy does not pay for the sending and receiving of bank commissions ,they are liable to the applicant.Visa fee is non-refundable.
Embassy Bank details are as follows:
MUFG BANK, LTD..
Embassy of Botswana
Savings Account #0696921
It will take 7-14 working days for the Visa to be processed.
The e-passport is the new electronic travel document with machine readable features.
Any citizen of Botswana who wishes to travel abroad.
FOR PERSONS AGED 16 YEARS AND ABOVE
NB: Please bring the old passport for replacement applications
FOR CHILDREN UNDER 16
NB: Please bring the child along for passport.
For new applications and replacement applications, the following charges apply;For people below 16 years of age;
For people older than 16 years of age;
For lost passport applications, the following charge applies;
Passport takes 14 working days to process.
Botswana Embassy in Japan
Application forms are available at the Embassy.
Yes, if there is a need for emergency travel.
FOR PERSONS AGED 16 YEARS AND ABOVE
FOR CHILDREN AGED UNDER 16
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.
What is a National Identity Card?
It is a document that is used to show that one is a citizen of the Republic of Botswana. It is a requirement by the law that every Motswana above the age of 16 has one. This card is commonly known as Omang.
Every citizen of Botswana above the age of 16.
If you do not have a birth certificate:
The first issue of application is free.
A fee of P5.00/ JPY50 is paid for ;
A fee of P110.00/JPY1,100 is paid for;
A National Identity Card is valid for 10 years. In case of replacements, the old card should be surrendered to the Civil and National Registration Officer.
Bring Citizenship Registration certificate.
NB: The Registrar may require any other information that s/he may deem necessary to prove a person’s qualification for registration.
Applications can be done at Botswana Embassy in Japan.
It is not allowed to collect another person’s card unless where there are convincing reasons for which one is obliged to authorize, in writing, someone to collect an ID on their behalf. The individual will also sign a proxy form.
Omang forms are issued during the application process because these are security documents.
Notification form for Batswana travelling to Japan, Philippines, Thailand and South Korea:
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)
For all the information on civil registration, immigration, residency& work visa application please visit https://www.gov.bw/immigration-civil-registration?txterm=115
In times of disasters and emergencies contact +81-9154-1386 or +81-4141-9935 (both mobile numbers available on WhatsApp), +8-13-5440-5676 and email firstname.lastname@example.org
We recommend the following site for disaster preparedness from Tokyo Metropolitan Government. It outlines measures and precautions to take in-case of disaster or an emergency.
Click on the QR to download the guide book (Disaster Readiness in Daily Life).
Japan1. Japan Meteorological Agency/ www.jma.go.jp 2. J- Alert and Japan Tourism Safety Tips (Apps)
South Korea 3. Korea Meteorological Administration/ kma.go.kr 4. Visit Korea (emergency ready App)
Thailand 5. Thai Meteorological Department/ www.tmd.go.th/en6. Thai Weather ( App)
Philippines 7. PAGASA/ bagong.pagasa.dost.gov.ph8. WeatherPH ( App)
RepatriationThe affected persons should contact the Embassy as soon as they can. The Government will determine the extent of the need and take appropriate action.
Where emergency repatriation is needed, the Government will advise the nationals on the procedure and process.Repatriation can be done in three ways; 1) at the cost of government, 2) concerned persons and 3) shared by both parties.
Where repatriation is necessary, the Embassy will communicate the form, type and nature of assistance.For announcements or notices visit www.botswanaembassy.or.jp and register with the Embassy under www.botswanaembassy.or.jp/registration.php for registration of nationals.
Emergency contacts 1. Ambassador Nkoloi Nkoloi Tel: +81 9154 1386 (available on WhatsApp)Email email@example.com 2. Mr. Sejo MontshoMinister Counsellor Tel: +81 4141 9935(available on WhatsApp)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
National EventsWe consider Batswana as part of our socio, economic cultural and public diplomacy.We are aware that, wherever they are, and in their own right, Batswana serve to promote our values and traditions.We aim to recognise, celebrate and engage every Motswana in the diaspora.We welcome views and comments on what we can do to improve the way we serve you.We encourage every Motswana to do their part to promote Botswana as a nation.Pula
Ministry of International Affairs and CooperationPrivate Bag 00368 GaboroneBotswanaGovernment EnclaveTel. (+267) 3600700Fax. (+267) 3973067Department of Protocol and Consular Services Email. email@example.comTel. (+267) 3600744Fax. (+267) 3974516Mob. (+267) 75 663 790Department of Public Diplomacy, Research & Policy Analysis Email. firstname.lastname@example.orgTel: +267 369 9028Opening hours: 07:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday.
Botswana has 23 resident missions across the world and the following are their contact details;
AUSTRALIA H.E. Ms. Dorcas Kobela MakgatoHigh Commission of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address:130 Denison Street Deakin ACT 2600 Canberra, Australia P.O Box 3812Manuka ACT 2603, CanberraTel: (+612) 6234 7500 Fax: (+612) 6282 4140 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.botswanahighcom.org.au Mission also accredited to: New Zealand, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Fiji, Solomon Islands, and Samoa BELGIUMH.E. Mr. Samuel Outlule Embassy of the Republic of Botswana and Mission of the European Union Chancery Address: 169 Avenue De Tervuren B 1150 Brussels, Woluwe Saint Pierre, Belgium Tel: (+322) 735 2070 / 735 6110 Fax: (+322) 735 6318 /732 7264 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telex: 22849 BOTEUR BMission also accredited to: Luxembourg, Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, African Caribbean & Pacific, International Criminal Court, International Court of Justice, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, World Food Program, World Tourism Organisation
BRAZILH.E. Ms. Tebogo Lily MotshomeEmbassy of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address: SHIS QI 09, Conjunto 16, CASA 03 CEP: 71625160 Lago Sul Brasilia- DF, Brazil Tel: (+5561) 3120 1250/ 1 Fax: (+5561)3120 1271 Website: www.botbraz.org.br Mission also accredited to: Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Guyana, Mercusor, Caricom
CHINAH.E. Mr. Mothusi Bruce Rabasha Palai Embassy of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address: No.1 Don San Jie, Sanlitun Chaoyang District Beijing 100600 People’s Republic of China Tel: (+8610) 65326898 Fax: (+8610) 65326896 Email: email@example.com Website: www.botswanaembassy.comMission also accredited to: China, Malaysia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Pakistan, ASEAN (Association Of South East Asian Nations
ETHIOPIAH.E. Mr. Zenene Sinombe Embassy of the Republic of Botswana and Permanent Mission of the African Union Chancery Address: Old Airport, K.04 Nifas Silk Lafto Kifle Ketema P.O. Box 22282 CODE 1000 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tel: (+251 11) 371 5422/3 Fax: (+251 11) 371 4099Mission also accredited to: Ethiopia, African Union, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Libya
FRANCEH.E. Mr. Mustaq MooradEmbassy of the Republic of BotswanaParisMission also accredited to: France, UNESCO
GERMANYH.E. Ms. Mmasekgoa Masire-MwambaEmbassy of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address: Lennestrasse 5, 5TH Floor 10785 Berlin, Germany Tel: +49(0) 308 871 95010 Fax: +49(0) 308 871 95012 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.embassyofbotswana.de Mission also accredited to: PolandINDIA
H.E. Mr. Gilbert Mangole High Commission of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address: Plot C9/3, Vasant, Vihar New Delhi – 110057, India Tel: (+91) 11 4653 7000 Fax: (+91) 11 4603 6191 Email: email@example.com Mission also accredited to: India, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka JAPANH.E. Mr. Nkoloi NkoloiEmbassy of the Republic of BotswanaChancery Address: 6F EDGE Shiba Yonchome Building 4-5-10 Shiba, Minato-kuTokyo, 108 - 0014 Japan Tel: (+813) 5440 5676 Fax: (+813) 5765 7581 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.botswanaembassy.or.jp Mission also accredited to: Japan, Thailand, Philippines, and Republic of KoreaKENYAH.E. Mr. Duke Gobopang Lefhoko High Commission of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address: Gigiri Drive Off United Nations Avenue LR/Block 91/238 P.O. Box 754-00606 Nairobi, Kenya Chancery Address: Tel: (+254) 20 712 3412/ 4 Fax: (+254) 20 712 3418 Email: email@example.com Mission also accredited to: Uganda, Seychelles, Un-Habitat, Burundi, UNEP, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Great Lakes Region, Kenya, and African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN)
KUWAITH.E. Mr. Manyepedza LesetediEmbassy of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address: BLOCK 3, Street 319, House 3 Mubarak Al Abdulla Al Jaber Area West Mishref P.O Box 26145 Code 13122, Kuwait Tel: (+965) 25383619 Fax: (+965) 25393529 Mission also accredited to: Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, YemenMOZAMBIQUEH.E. Mr. Gobe Pitso High Commission of the Republic of BotswanaChancery Address; Avenida Julius Nyerere, No. 3812, Sommershield IIMaputoMozambiqueTel: +258 21494918 /9; 21243800Fax: +258 firstname.lastname@example.org Countries of accreditation: Mozambique, Mauritius, Seychelles, Comoros
NAMIBIAH.E. Dr. Batlang Comma SeremaHigh Commission of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address: 101 Nelson Mandela Avenue Klein Windhoek P.O. Box 20359 Windhoek, Namibia Tel: (+264) 61 221 941 Fax: (+264) 61 23 6034 Email: BOTNAM@gov.bw Mission also accredited to: Namibia, SACU, Republic of Congo, SADC Tribunal, Angola, and SADC Parliamentary Forum
NIGERIA H.E. Mr. Pule Mphothwe High Commission of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address1241 Oguta Lake Street, off River Benue StreetMaitama Extension, MaitamaAbuja, NigeriaTelephone No: +2347034103830Email address: email@example.comCountries of Accreditation: Mali, Cameroon, Ivory coast, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Liberia, Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS)
SOUTH AFRICAH.E. Ms. Claurinah Tshenolo ModiseHigh Commission of the Republic of Botswana Chancery Address:24 Amos Street, Colbyn, Pretoria 0083 P.O.Box 57035 Arcadia, 0007 Pretoria, South AfricaTel: (+27) 12 430 9640 Fax: (+27) 12 3421845/4783 Mission also accredited to: Lesotho, Swaziland, Madagascar, and RSA JOHANNESBURG Consul General Mr. Lesedi N. ThemaBotswana Consulate General Chancery Address: 66 Jorrisen Street, Braamfontein Ground Floor, Jorrisen Place Johannesburg P.O. Box 32051 Braamfontein, 2017 Johannesburg, South AfricaTel: (+27) 11 403 3748 Fax: (+27)11 403 1384 / 4031286
SWITZERLANDH.E. Dr. Athaliah Lesiba Molokomme Botswana Permanent Mission to the United Nations Chancery Address;80, Rue De Lausanne 1202 Geneva Switzerland Tel: (+4122) 9061060 Fax: (+4122) 9061061 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mission also accredited to: Austria, Greece, Turkey, Switzerland, United Nations, UN Subsidiary Organs and Other International Organizations Based In Geneva AND Vienna such as: UNCTAD, WHO, WTO, HRC, ILO IAEA, ITU, ICRC IPU, WCC, IOM, UNHCR, IACA, ITC, IFRCRCS, WIPO, UNIDO
SWEDEN H.E. Ms. Chandapiwa NtetaEmbassy of the Republic of BotswanaChancery Address: Tyrgatan 11 P.O. Box 260 24 100 41 Stockholm, Sweden Tel: (+468) 545 25 880 Fax: (+468) 723 00 87 Mobile: (+46) 768 532 419 Email: email@example.com Mission also accredited to: Norway, Lithuania, Denmark, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Russia, Holy See, Finland, Poland, Ukraine, Sweden, International Institute of Democracy & Electoral Assist
6F, UNIZO Shiba Yonchome Bldg, 4-5-10 Shiba, Minato-ku Tokyo, Japan
Tel: 81-3-5440-5676Fax: 81-3-5765-7581