Botswana visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Botswana

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Botswana Visa.


  • Fully completed visa application form (Form 1)
  • Certified (notarized) copy of passport page of applicant (showing names, validity & photograph of bearer)
  • A cover letter from the applicant
  • If applicant has previously applied for a visa, he/she must attach the outcome to the application.
  • Travel schedule/flight itinerary/hotel bookings
  • Certified copies of birth certificates for minors
  • A copy of hotel/lodge bookings or state residential address where the applicant will be staying
  • Certified copies of marriage and birth certificates (in case of married couples/defendants)
  • Certified copies of ordination certificates of religious leaders
  • Business profile if coming to establish a business (host)
  • Recent Bank statement (1st page)
  • Return visa or residence permit from the country of residence

Botswana Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Botswana


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.

Types of Botswana Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 7 - 14 days 90 days
Business visa 7 - 14 days 90 days

General Requirements for Botswana Visa


  • Fully completed visa application form (Form 1)
  • Certified (notarized) copy of passport page of applicant (showing names, validity & photograph of bearer)
  • A cover letter from the applicant
  • If applicant has previously applied for a visa, he/she must attach the outcome to the application.
  • Travel schedule/flight itinerary/hotel bookings
  • Certified copies of birth certificates for minors
  • A copy of hotel/lodge bookings or state residential address where the applicant will be staying
  • Certified copies of marriage and birth certificates (in case of married couples/defendants)
  • Certified copies of ordination certificates of religious leaders
  • Business profile if coming to establish a business (host)
  • Recent Bank statement (1st page)
  • Return visa or residence permit from the country of residence

Botswana Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

114.00 (USD)

Business visa

114.00 (USD)

Botswana Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: Plot 1241, Oguta Lake Street (off River Benue Street), Maitama Extension, Abuja, Nigeria

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Email: botnig@mail.org

Phone: +234) 97 822181/ 782

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the currency used in Botswana??
The currency used in Botswana is Pula (P), which is made up of 100 Thebe. However, Botswana banks accept US dollars, pound sterling, euro and South African rand in cash.

Where is Botswana located??
Botswana is one of Africa's landlocked countries, located in the south-west part of the continent.

Is Botswana a rich country??
Botswana is one of the world's great development success stories. Since securing its independence in 1966, Botswana vaulted from one of the poorest countries on the continent to one of the richest. From 1966 to 2014, its economy was the third fastest growing in the world—by per capita GDP—after China and South Korea.

What is the capital of Botswana??
Gaborone is the capital of Botswana and most likely its largest city.

Is there a Botswanan embassy in Nigeria?
Yes. The High Commission Of Botswana is located in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja.

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3 weeks ago

Anwser

David

2 weeks ago

Yes


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