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Business Visa  |   Botswana


Visa Requirements


::    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.



Additional Information


The visa fee is fixed in Botswanan Pula but payable in British pounds. The exact amount charged may therefore vary due to currency fluctuation.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(7-14 working days)

Single entry visa: £110

Multiple entry visa: £110

Handling fee:  £80



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