Travel and Visa Requirements for Botswanas

Visa required and visa free countries listed

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Visa free countries for Botswana passport holders

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Countries that require a visa for Botswanas

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General Visa Requirement & Things to know before you travel

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Valid travel passport.
Visa application form.
Visa fee.
Evidence of permission to be in that country.
Photocopy of passport data page.
Financial proof, original bank statement.
Letter of invitations.

Schengen visa for Botswanas

See our top pick of Schengen countries visited by Botswanas

Botswana is a country known for its beautiful landscape and nature reserves. The nature reserves in Botswana are defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta. During the rainy season, the Okavango Delta becomes a maze of waterways, islands, and lakes. The massive Central Kalahari Game Reserve houses animals like giraffes, cheetahs, hyenas, and wild dogs. Other popular destinations in Botswana include Chobe National Park, Okavango’s Moremi Game Reserve, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, and Tsodilo Hills.
Botswana attracts over 2 million tourists each year.
Citizens of all European Union member states, Angola, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Russia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, Venezuela, Zambia, and Zimbabwe can gain entry into Botswana visa-free for 90 days within a 12-month period.

Visa information for other Nationals

See visa requirements for our top pick of visitors to Botswana