Botswana

Visa Type

Business Visa

 

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum of six months with minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. 

Please note :

a) Duly Attested copy of Passport's First and Last Pages on A4 size paper by Gazetted Officer.

b) Attach all your old passports (if any)

c) If previously applied for visa please attach a copy of the Visa outcome.

d) Handwritten passports will not be accepted.

 

Botswana Visa Application Form:  One visa application form duly filled and signed.

 

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm) 

 

Please note:

 

Photograph should not be more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

 

Covering Letter : Download Covering-letter from the company’s letter head stating applicant’s name, designation, Passport Number,purpose and duration of visit.The letter should be addressed to: High Commission of The Republic of Botswana , New Delhi

 

Please Note : Download

a) If entering Botswana by Road specify the same on the Covering Letter along with your contact details.

b) Meeting Schedule (If coming to attend or organize a meeting)

Invitation Letter: Original Invitation Letter from Botswana host / inviting Company on its letter head stating the purpose of travel and duration of stay and should be duly signed with signatory’s name, designation and Sponsor ID Copy along with the following documents.

a) Attested copy of Host National Identity, Work permit, Residence permit, Exemption Certificate,Naturalization Certificate.

b) Attested copies of Trade License, Certificate of Incorporation, Share Certificate of Host

Please Note:

a) The attestation has to be done either by Botswana Immigration or by Botswana Police Department.

b) Invitee's ID copy has to be notarized from local notary department in Botswana.

Financials 

a) Personal Bank Statement for last Three months. 

b) Proof of Funds(International credit card photocopy/endorsement of US$ on the passport)

Proof Of Occupation

a) Brief Company profile

Please note: Labour Exemption Certificate is required if going to Botswana for a month or more

Proof of Accommodation : Hotel confirmation

Airline Reservation: copy of Ticket Itinerary

Please Note : Tickets must be issued for 10-12 days after the submission date.

Travel Itinerary : Detailed Travel Itinerary

Please Note: 

a) Personal interview is required. 

b) Visa fee is non-refundable.

Jurisdiction:

N/A


Disclaimer :

• Please note B2B Visa Services  has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.
• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.
• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.
• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services  fees are non-refundable.
• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services  of the same.
• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.
• B2B Visa Services  makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services , the Applicant is requested to verify that:
    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for
    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad
• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.
• B2B Visa Services  acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services  shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 
 

Tourist Visa

 

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months and minimum two blank page for visa stamp. 

Please Note:

a) Duly Attested copy of Passport's First and Last Pages on A4 size paper by Gazetted Officer.

b) Attach all your old passports (if any)

c) If previously applied for visa please attach the copy of the Visa outcome.

d) Handwritten passports will not be accepted.

 

Botswana Visa Application Form:  One visa application form duly filled and signed.

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas

Covering Letter :   Covering-Letter from applicant on business letter head mentioning name, designation, passport number,purpose and duration of visit in brief. The letter should be duly signed by authorized signatory with company stamp and addressed to – The Visa Officer,High Commission of the Republic of Botswana, New Delhi

Please Note : 

a) If entering Botswana by Road specify the same on the Covering Letter along with your contact details.

b) Covering-Download Here Letter on Letterhead if the applicant is Self Employed or on plain paper if Employed.

Financials

a) Personal Bank Statement for last Two months.

b) Credit Card copy/Foreign Exchange endorsement endorsed on Passport.

Brief Company Profile

Airline Reservation: Ticket Itinerary

Please Note : Tickets must be issued for 10-12 days after the submission date.

Proof of Accommodation: Hotel Confirmation.

Tour Itinerary: Tour Plan or copy of Travel Schedule

Medical: NIL

Please Note: 

a) Visa fee is non-refundable.

b) Personal interview is required. 

 


Disclaimer :

• Please note B2B Visa Services  has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.
• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.
• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.
• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services  fees are non-refundable.
• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services  of the same.
• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.
• B2B Visa Services  makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services , the Applicant is requested to verify that:
    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for
    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad
• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.
• B2B Visa Services  acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services  shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

Employment  Visa

 

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months with minimum two blank page for visa stamp.

Please note :

a) Duly Notarized copy of Passport's First and Last Pages

b) Attach all your old passports (if any)

c) If previously applied for visa please attach the copy of the Visa outcome.

d) Handwritten passports will not be accepted.

 

Botswana Visa Application Form:  One visa application form duly filled and signed.

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm) 

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

Covering Letter :  Covering-Letter from the company’s letter head stating applicant’s name, designation, Passport Number,purpose and duration of visit.The letter should be addressed to: High Commission of The Republic of Botswana , New Delhi 

Please Note : a) If entering Botswana by Road specify the same on the Covering-Letter along with your contact details.

Invitation Letter: Original Invitation Letter from Botswana host / inviting Company on its letter head stating the purpose of travel and duration of stay and should be duly signed with signatory’s name, designation and Sponsor ID Copy along with the following documents. 

a) Certified copy of Host National Identity, Work permit, Residence permit, Exemption Certificate,Naturalization Certificate.

b) Certified copies of Trade License, Certificate of Incorporation, Share Certificate of Host

Employment Contract: Letter of confirmation of Employment / contract of Employment or offer letter.

Work / Residence Permit: Waiver from department of labour and social security or copies of Work and Residence Permit.

Educational Documents: Certified copies of relevant qualifications

Airline Reservation: Ticket Itinerary

Proof of Accommodation: Hotel Bookings / State Residential Address

Please Note: 

a) The applicant may be called for a personal interview at the Embassy. 

b) Visa fee is non-refundable.

 


Disclaimer :

• Please note B2B Visa Services  has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.
• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.
• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.
• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services  fees are non-refundable.
• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services  of the same.
• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.
• B2B Visa Services  makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services , the Applicant is requested to verify that:
    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for
    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad
• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.
• B2B Visa Services  acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services  shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

Visit  Visa

 

1. Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months and minimum two blank page for visa stamp. Please Note: 
a) Duly Attested copy of Passport's First and Last Pages on A4 size paper by Gazetted Officer.

2. Botswana Visa Application Form : One visa application form duly filled and signed. {form_1329}

3. Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm) 

4. Covering Letter : Covering-Letter  {form_1190} from applicant on business letter head mentioning name, designation, passport number,purpose and duration of visit in brief. The letter should be duly signed by authorized signatory with company stamp and addressed to – The Visa Officer,High Commission of the Republic of Botswana, New Delhi 
Please Note : a) If entering Botswana by Road specify the same on the Covering Letter along with your contact details.{form_1189}
b) Covering-Letter on Letterhead if applicant is Self Employed or on plain paper if Employed.

5. If visiting family/friends/relative the following documents are required 
a) Invitation Letter from the host (Please note: It should be clearly mentioned in the invitation letter that the host is employed or self-employed) 
b) Certified copy of Host National Identity, Work permit, Residence permit, Exemption Certificate,Naturalization Certificate. 
c) Sworn Statement from the host.(Done at the Botswana Immigration or at the police station) 
d) Certified copy of Marriage and Birth Certificate (in case of Married couples / dependents) 
e) Certified copy of Ordination Certificate for Religious Leaders 
f) Business profile if coming to establish a business (Host) 
g) Return visa or Residence Permit from the country of residence
h) Certified copies of Trade License, Certificate of Incorporation, Share Certificate of Host if the host is running a business in Botswana.

6. Airline Reservation: Ticket Itinerary
Please Note : Tickets must be issued for 10-12 days after the submission date.

7. Proof of Accommodation: Hotel Confirmation.

8. Please Note: 
a) Personal interview required. 
b) Visa fee is non-refundable.

 


Disclaimer :

• Please note B2B Visa Services  has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.
• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.
• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.
• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services  fees are non-refundable.
• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services  of the same.
• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.
• B2B Visa Services  makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services , the Applicant is requested to verify that:
    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for
    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad
• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.
• B2B Visa Services  acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services  shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.