:: Passport valid for six months on exit
:: Three blank visa pages in passport
:: Two recent passport photographs
:: Proof of UK residence
Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.
:: Certified copy of passport information page
Copies must clearly show validity, photograph and history. Please visit our Services page if you require assistance getting copies certified/notarised.
:: Completed application form, printed and signed
:: Business introduction letter
The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, signed document on company letterhead. It should note duration and purpose of travel, provide details of the organisation(s) to be visited in Botswana, and accept moral and financial responsibility for your trip.
:: Letter of invitation
The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in Botswana. It should be on official letterhead, signed by a company officer with contact details included. The letter should include your name, the purpose of your visit, and confirm source of financial responsibility.
:: Business profile
Please submit certified copies of your employer’s trade license/company registration, certificate of incorporation and share certificate.
:: Travel itinerary / flight booking confirmation
:: Hotel booking confirmation
:: Copies of any previous Botswanan visas or visa applications
Please click here to view a list of nationals who DO NOT require a visa to enter Botswana.