Botswana is an amazing country of wildlife, where you can admire breathtaking landscapes, a variety of animal life and simply enjoy harmony with the environment. This South African republic is rightly considered a paradise on earth for all who have managed to appreciate its beauty. If you dream to become one of the lucky ones and see Botswana with your own eyes, do not forget to find out in advance whether you need a visa to enter this country. Our managers are ready to consult you on any questions and help you with all documents for your trip. Call or leave a request on the website - we will be happy to help you organize your safari in Botswana!
Do you need a visa to Botswana?
Citizens of the following countries do not require a visa for short stays in Botswana of up to 90 days within a year:
Indian nationals can obtain a visa on arrival, valid for 14 days.
All other nationals need to apply for a Botswana visa in advance before entering the country. Minors and children under 18 years of age from the country concerned also need this visa to enter the country for tourism purposes.
Types of Botswana visas that can be applied for online:
- Issued for tourist travel
- Required: round-trip ticket, proof of accommodation, travel plan
- Single Entry: authorizes entry into Botswana for up to one (1) month and may be extended upon justification
- Multiple Entry: for a period of up to five (5) years
- For business and working purposes
- Need: company invitation, meeting program, company registration documents
- For transit through Botswana
- Required: proof of entry into a neighboring country, onward ticket
- For a private visit to Botswana residents
- Required: invitation from host country, proof of relationship
- For international students
- Need: invitation from the university, proof of financial support
- The validity period of a work visa is from 1 to 2 years with the possibility of extension.
- Highly qualified specialists can obtain a work visa for 3-5 years.
- The work visa also allows the import and export of personal property from Botswana.
- It is granted to investors who wish to make significant investments in the country's economy.
- It allows foreign investors to carry out business activities and invest in various projects
Botswana visa validity period
Designed for single entry into Botswana
Once used for entry into the country, it cannot be reapplied for again
Entitles you to stay in Botswana for a maximum of 30 days from the date of entry.
Suitable for short-term tourist travel
Must leave Botswana upon expiration.
The following documents are required: invitation, airline tickets, hotel booking confirmation
Permits multiple entries within 6 months
Each stay can last up to 90 days
Suitable for business purposes, internships, volunteering
Required: invitation from the host country, proof of purpose of visit
General document requirements for Botswana visa application:
with an expiration date of at least 6 months after the expected date of departure from Botswana
taken within the last 6 months
A cover letter
stating the purpose of the trip.
for staying in Botswana
Confirmation of accommodation booking
Confirmed round-trip air ticket
Proof of financial resources
issued not earlier than 6 months prior to visa application
Depending on the type of visa selected, the list of documents may vary.
After receiving an approved eVisa the traveler must print out a copy of the visa and carry it with them when traveling to Botswana. The visa copy can be used to enter the country at any port of entry in Botswana.
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