No - A visa is not required for travel to Botswana

Friday, August 14, 2020

A visa is not required to transit through Botswana. The traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond travel dates, a round-trip or onward ticket, and a valid visa for the next destination (if required).


Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Botswana, and with at least one blank passport page available for Botswana visa stamp(s).


Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Confirmed round-trip or onward airline ticket.


Medical Requirements:

Certificate of vaccination for Yellow Fever is required if arriving from an infected area within 5 days. processing of your visa.


Other Requirements:

Valid onward destination visas (if applicable).

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. For just $20.00 per traveler, Travisa will complete the State Department Registration for the applicant. Official notifications about travel advisories and warnings will be sent to the traveler registered.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Botswana