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Botswana Visa


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Processing Time (7-14 Working days Days after submission)

Tourist Visa (Popular)

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
7-14 Working days Until valid visa 3 Months Single Entry INR 4,800/-

Visitor Visa

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
7-14 Working days Until valid visa 3 Months Single Entry INR 8,160/-

Business Visa

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
7-14 Working days Until valid visa 3 Months Single Entry INR 11,800/-

Documents required for Botswana Visa

  • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
  • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph.view image
  • Visa Application forms: completed and signed
  • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
  • Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 3 months with bank seal
  • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
  • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
  • Travel Itinerary: day-wise plan outlining all elements of the trip
  • Travel Insurance: covering the entire duration of trip.


Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:

1. If Employed:

  • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
  • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

2.If Self Employed:

  • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
  • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
  • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

3. If Retired:

  • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

4. If Student

  • ID Card: from school, college or institute

5. If Minor

  • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
  • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
  • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
  • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
  • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
  • ID Proof: of parents

6. If Visiting friend or relative

  • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Algeria
  • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
  • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

7. If Sponsored

  • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
  • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
  • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
  • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

8. For Business Visa

Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

  • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
  • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
  • Income tax documents of the last three years;
  • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the business man for visa issuance;
  • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
  • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
  • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.


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FAQ of Botswana Visas

Do I need a visa for Botswana?

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 Botswana Consulate in Mumbai. Based on the purpose of your visit 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.

How early can I apply for a Botswana visa online?

The earliest date to apply for a Botswana visa is one months 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 travelling.

What is the validity of a Botswana visa for Indians?

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.

What is the difference between a single entry and multiple entry?

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.

Is it compulsory to submit my passport along with the application?

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 six months beyond the intended stay.

How long does it take to get a Botswana visa for Indians?

Please allow 14 working days for visa processing which should exclude the submission day, weekends and bank holidays.

What are the eligibility criteria for a Botswana visa application?

  • To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state
  • Why are you visiting botswana
  • How long you intend to stay in botswana
  • How will you support yourself during your time in botswana
  • What is the purpose of your visit to botswana
  • Type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid
  • Where do you intend to travel following your visit to botswana
  • If you have a permit to botswana the country you intend to travel to after your stay in botswana

How do I receive my Botswana visa online?

The visa will be stamped on your passport.

Are there any chances of my Botswana visa application getting rejected?

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:

  • Invalid and damaged Passport
  • Incomplete Visa Application form
  • Applied Wrong visa category
  • Current Botswana visa still valid
  • Incomplete documents submitted
  • Intention of returning to home country not clear
  • Purpose of travel not clear
  • Insufficient bank balance
  • Criminal history

Which are the necessary documents required to be presented on arrival in Botswana?

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months from your date of entry.
  • Valid Botswana visa
  • Boarding Pass
  • Return ticket to your country or next destination
  • Accommodation proof or invitation letter for family visits
  • Sufficient funds to cover your stay in Botswana (cash, debit/credit card etc)
  • Detailed itinerary of your trip
  • Documents relating to business trip (invitation letter, business card etc)

Note: It should be noted that the possession of Visa is not a final authority to enter the Republic of Botswana. The Immigration Officer at the Entry point may refuse a holder of visa to enter, if he is satisfied that the holder is unable to fulfil Immigration entry requirements or if the presence of such person or visitors in the Republic of Botswana would be contrary to the National Interests.

If I am travelling on a Botswana tourist visa from India, will I be able to work in the country?

You cannot take up any kind of paid employment in the country on a Botswana tourist visa.

Do I need to purchase a Travel Insurance?

Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the occurrence of unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

What is the easiest way to get a Botswana Visa for Indians?

Contact our Visa Experts and apply for your Botswana visa instantly with minimum documents and lowest visa fee. No need to visit our office and no need to deal with the Embassy. We do it all for you.

Are you still having doubts about the Botswana Visa process?

Please feel free to contact us for all your Botswana Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.
Important Notice: The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Botswana Embassy or Consulate near you.



Embassy Botswana Visas

C-9/3, VasantVihar
New Delhi - 110057

Simple Steps

Simple steps to get a Botswana Visa:

chillontrip has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Botswana visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Botswana visa application requirements.

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Botswana Visa through chillontrip:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.
Step 2: Pay your Botswana visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Botswana Visa.