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» Can I visit Botswana without a visa?

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Samuel Johnson
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:10 EST
I reside in Nelspruit and I need to come to Botswana high consulate in Johannesburg to apply for Botswana Transit to zambia, so i want to the days of submission and how much. Regards.
Mon, 5 Nov 2012 01:44 EST
Dear sir/Madam,

I lived in Botswana from 2001 to May 2006. When I was leaving in 2006, I got a Police Clearance Certificate (Which I still have). The South African authorities require this. How is this possible.
Cris Poba
Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:43 EDT
Visa Inquiry
I´m an Angolan Citizen but have a Residence Permit for S.A. I plan to drive to Johannesburg through Botswana in December. Since there is no Botswana Embassy in Angola, can I get the transit visa at the border? Thanks
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 07:30 EDT
visa enquiry
I am a Ghanaian based in Swaziland.I am planning to travel to Botswana,and want to know if I can obatin visa at the border. If not, can I send my passport by courir to SA to obtain a visa and how long is the process? please advise.
Kudzani Makhwade
Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:27 EDT
MY Fiancee's visa application
My fiancee applied for a 90 days visa,multiple entries in January,got no response till today,please check our application I feel the service is of a lowedt kind,needs improvement ,honestly I'm a motswana citizen living in SA,my fiancee has got no intention of staying in Botswana,he's a South African- Nigerian citizen,only needs to go there for magadi,kindly help pls,my email is
Mon, 7 May 2012 05:21 EDT
birth certificate
good day

my husband was born in Francistown at the Jubilee hospital and we are in desperate need of his birth certificate which we cannot find. how do we go about getting a birth certificate for him. this is quite urgent.

Thithi Eva Pooe
Mon, 30 Jan 2012 06:08 EST
My name is Thithi Pooe, a registered business person SMME Triple BBBEE. Kindly send me information related to doing supply business in Botswana supplying the following;
a) Medical Equipments.
b) Medication and Tablets.
c) Leather Goods.
d) Packaging.
f) Soft Drinks.
g) and Uniforms - Corporate.
Anthony Webber
Thu, 6 Oct 2011 14:44 EDT
Visa Requirements
My wife and I would like to visit Gaberone at the end of October.I am a SA Citizen but my wife is from Thailand. She vhas been in SA for 4 years and has a work permit For SA. Does she need a visa for a 4day visit?
Greg Naidoo
Fri, 1 Jul 2011 01:38 EDT
Visa Requirements
We are travelling by car between 30/01/12 and 08/01/12.
We would like to travel through Botswana en route to Vic Falls in Zimbabwe and back with possibly a one night stopover in Botswana either way. We are 4 South Africans and one person from New Zealand.

Please advise if we will require VISAS for this journey.

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