Apply for your Individual, Family, or Group Botswana Visa by utilizing our secure online service.
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Anyone traveling to Botswana needs a visa, regardless of whether you’re traveling for tourism or Business, for a year out, or for a new life as a permanent migrant. The Botswana visa system is one of the world’s most advanced. ETA provides authorization to travel to and enter botswana and is electronically linked to your passport.
We provide a Quick, Easy, and Secure process to obtaining your India e-Visa with concierge services. Our advisers check your Botswana Application before submission on multiple occasions to ensure no error has been committed for authorization.
Foreign nationals from the following countries with a valid passport are eligible to apply online for an botswana eVisa:
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Our application service is simple to use, hassle free with a focus on accuracy. We provide 3 levels of processing and You can obtain your visa from any device.
Our application service is simple to use, hassle-free with a focus on accuracy. Our advisors check your Botswana Application before submission on multiple occasions to ensure no error has been committed for authorization. In case of information inaccuracy at the point of data entry, an advisor from our follow-up team will contact you via email/phone at your convenience, to allocate 24×7 Email updates and support.
eVisa provides 3 levels of processing: Premier, Elite, and World Concierge and our processing service include weekends & national holidays to suit your travel needs.
If you do not satisfy the requirements for applying ETA online, please apply through a travel agent, airline, or Botswana visa office. If you are not available for an ETA VISA, you can still apply for a another electronic visiting visa.
It is important that you are very careful when you enter your personal details. You will have an opportunity to review all the details you have provided and can change the details at any time until you confirm all details as correct.
If you have made an error, it is important that you correct it before proceeding. Once you have confirmed the details, your credit card will be debited for the non-refundable service charge.
If you find out later that you have made a mistake, you will need to make a new application (and incur another service charge). We cannot change the details on an ETA once it has been issued.
Note: If your ETA details do not match your passport details you might experience delays when boarding your aircraft or be refused to enter Botswana.
No. You do not need to arrange your transportation into the country before applying for an ETA. Whether you are traveling by boat or plane, it’s okay to apply for your ETA anytime before or after your confirmed ticket.
All fees are non-refundable and will not be refunded if your visa application is not successful.
It depends on your country of residence or the embassy/consulate/Visa Administrative Center’s rules and obligations. In some countries, sending your documents via courier is enough to the embassy/consulate/Visa Administrative Center.
Yes. Indian citizens are required to obtain a visa prior to entering Botswana. Botswana visa may be obtained from the Embassy of Botswana in New Delhi or the Botswana Consulate in Mumbai. Based on the purpose of your visit to Botswana you may apply for a Business Visa, Tourist Visa, Visit Visa, Official Visa, Diplomatic Visa, Student/Research Visa, Transit Visa, Crew Visa & many more. Before applying for a visa please check which visa type you are eligible to apply for.
This visa is valid for up to 90 days. The validity and stay period is decided by the Embassy on the basis of the purpose of your visit and visa type. It can be issued for one, two, or multiple entries.
Yes, the Embassy will stamp the visa in the original passport. Therefore, two blank pages are required in the passport. Your passport should also be valid for minimum of six months beyond the intended stay.
There are plenty of kid-friendly activities in Botswana that the entire family will enjoy. Botswana has many national parks and animal reserves to enjoy wildlife safaris and game viewing. For active families, there is also the Lion Park Resort with its many attractions, water slides, restaurants, and bars.
The visa will be stamped on your passport.
Yes. Like other country visas, your visa application for Botswana can be rejected for a number of reasons. The most common Botswana visa rejection reasons are:
You cannot take up any kind of paid employment in the country on a Botswana tourist visa.
Please feel free to contact us for all your Botswana Visa worries. We have you covered across India with a presence in all the major cities
Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 2 days to 15+ days to process in the Botswana Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that we need to send the application. The processing time for a visa is dependent on several factors and can change without notice at the consulate’s discretion. Please refer to our service selection page for the most up-to-date processing times for Botswana visas.
All US Citizens require a visa and a US passport to travel to Botswana, whether for business or tourism. MOST foreign nationals require a visa. We can help you to obtain a visa as well as a US passport.
The official language of Botswana is English; however, English is generally spoken as a second language by most of the country’s residents. The most commonly spoken language is Setswana.
Botswana currently offers visa-free travel to all countries for stays up to 90 days. A valid passport is mandatory. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date you expect to leave Botswana.
No. If you have a family member, you will have to apply each for an application. Even if your child is traveling under your passport, they will need their own application.
Yes, kindly use his/her ID information alongside your personal information when completing the online application form. Please use your child’s (dependants) identification data requested at the time of completion when adding another traveler to your application. There are no exceptions regarding age.
The validity of a visa can be extended in some exceptional and force-major cases. You can get information about that directly at the Migration Department of Botswana.
The embassy may request you to provide additional documents or information, according to your personal situation, even after you have submitted all the required documents mentioned on the official website of the Embassy/Consulate/Visa Application Center.
The earliest date to apply for a Botswana visa is one month before the date of travel to the country. In order to allow for adequate time for visa processing, it is advisable that all visa applications are submitted ten days, prior to traveling.
One must carefully note what kind of entry is permitted. If the visa reads a single entry, its holder can only enter and leave Botswana once whereas, with multiple entries, he/she can enter or leave more than once.
Botswana experiences two distinct seasons; hot, wet summers and cool, dry winters. The average temperatures during the summer months (from October-April) hover around 40 ̊C. These months are very humid and are when much of the country’s rainfall is expected. The winter months (May-September) are characterized by clear, sunny days with warm temperatures averaging between 27 ̊C – 35 ̊C. The best time to visit would be during the winter months when pleasant weather is expected and the humidity is minimal. This is also the best time to view wildlife as herds of animals begin to migrate.
Please allow 14 working days for visa processing which should exclude the submission day, weekends, and bank holidays.
The Embassy has the final call when it comes to a Botswana visa rejection. If your application is rejected or is granted for a shorter period, the authorities’ decision is final and no refund will be issued. You are free to reapply for the visa.
Passport is valid for at least 6 months from your date of entry.
Applicants are strongly advised to purchase Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the occurrence of unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss, etc.
Safari options are definitely suitable for children as young as 6 (12 on set departures). Please note that this depends on the child and is the responsibility of the parents to determine whether this type of program is suitable for their child. There are long drives on Safari (sometimes lasting 6-8 hours) and the roads can be very rough. Some accommodations will not accept young children, so speak to your trip planner to find appropriate programs.
A passport is an official government document that certifies one’s identity and citizenship. The passport serves two purposes; to regain entry to the country of citizenship (i.e. the United States) and is a requirement by many countries to gain entry to the country you are visiting. A Botswana visa is an official government document that temporarily authorizes you to be in the country. Many countries require a visa to gain entry. The Botswana visa is in the form of a stamp/sticker IN the passport and is obtained from a Botswana Embassy in Washington DC or consulates around the country. We have staff spread around the country to hand carry your application for you and then overnight the passport back when it is completed.
A Botswana visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of Botswana on a passport that allows the bearer to visit Botswana. Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of Botswana for your visit. “Visit” is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist, or transitory. There are over 200+ countries that offer visas and literally thousands of different types of visas available based upon country, type of visit, and length of visit.
The official currency used in Botswana is the Pula. USD, Euros, UK pounds and South African rends are also accepted. Major international credit cards are accepted at most hotels and there are also ATMs available throughout Botswana, dispensing local currency.
We provide assistance with an aim to reduce your time spent and minimise difficulties experienced with online and offline Visa application processes, which will be in turn verified by our advisory team to avoid any decline of approval.