A passport with at least six months of validity remaining is required. U.S. citizens are permitted stays up to 90 days without a visa. Visitors must also have outgoing travel documents and sufficient funds to finance their stay. Nationals other than United States citizens are advised to contact their country’s high commission/embassy to determine passport and visa requirements.

For additional information on entry/exit requirements, travelers may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, 1531-1533 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202) 244-4990/1, fax (202) 244-4164 or the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Botswana to the United Nations, 103 E. 37th St., New York, NY, 10016, telephone (212) 889-2277, fax (212) 725-5061. The Embassy of Botswana web site contains the most updated information online.

As a general precaution, all travelers are advised to carry a photocopy of the photo/bio information page of their passport and keep it in a location separate from the passport.

For complete guidelines on Botswana’s customs requirements, click here.