VISA APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

General Requirements for Visa Application

  1. Fully completed visa application form Visa-Form
  2. Certified (notarized) copy of passport page of applicant (showing names, validity & photograph of bearer)
  3. The original passport may be sent at the same time with the application or once the visa is approved
  4. Cover letter from the applicant
  5. If applicant previously applied for a visa, PLEASE ATTACH THE COPY OF THE VISA OUTCOME.
  6. Travel schedule/flight itinerary/hotel bookings
  7. Include a prepaid/self-addressed shipping label or envelope to return your passport
  8. The passport must have the validity of six months and more with three or more unused pages.

Visitors Visa

  1. Invitation letter from the host
  2. Sworn statement from the host (personal appearance of the host to the nearest immigration office in Botswana to fill in the affidavit)
  3. A copy of hotel/lodge bookings or state residential address where the applicant will be staying
  4. A certified copy of the host, national identity/residence permit, work permit/exemption certificate/naturalization certificate
  5. Copies of certified marriage and birth certificates (in case of married couples/dependents)
  6. Certified copies of ordination certificates of religious leaders
  7. Business profile if coming to establish a business (host)
  8. Confirmation of employment or business registration
  9. Recent Bank statement (1st page)
  10. Return visa or residence permit from the country of residence
  11. €23.00 for single entry for a period up to 3 months
  12. €38.00 for multiple entry for a period up to 3 months
  13. €114.00 for multiple entry for a period over 3 months up to 2 years for dependents of residents

Business

  1. Invitation letter from the host or facilitator in Botswana
  2. Business profile if coming to establish a business
  3. Certified copies of ordination certificate for religious leaders
  4. Labour clearance/exemption if coming for a month or more
  5. Meeting schedule if coming to attend or organize a meeting
  6. Certified copies of Certificate of Incorporation, Trade License, Share Certificate of host if running a business
  7. Return visa or residence permit from the country of residence
  8. €38.00 for single entry for a period up to 3 months
  9. €76.00 for multiple entry for a period up to 3 months
  10. €114.00 for multiple entry for a period up to 6 months to 1 year

Employment

  1. Waiver from department of labour and social security or copies of work and residence permits
  2. Letter of confirmation of employment/contract of employment or offer letter
  3. Copies of RELEVANT qualifications
  4. Gratis

Investors

  1. Copies of work and residence permits
  2. Certified copies of certificate of incorporation, trade license, share certificate, list of directors, bank statement
  3. €76.00 for multiple entry for a period up to 6 months
  4. €190.00 for multiple entry for a period up to 5 years

Tourist

  1. Tour plan or copy of travel schedule
  2. Confirmation of bookings at hotels/lodges
  3. Confirmation of employment or business registration
  4. Recent Bank statement (1st page)
  5. Return visa or residence permit from the country of residence
  6. €23.00 for single entry for a period up to 1 month
  7. €38.00 for multiple entry for a period up to 3 months

2021-08 Visa Application Requirements