ATTENTION: Due to X-mas & New Year Holidays most of our Canadian offices will be closed from 1 pm Dec 24 to Dec 26 inclusive & from 4 pm Dec 28 to Jan 1, 2019 inclusive.

IMPORTANT CHINA VISA ANNOUNCEMENT: From January 02, 2019 China consulates in Canada will require each applicant to come pesronally for fingerprinting. Visa Center advises to get China visa before the end of 2018 to avoid visa process complexities of new procedure! Apply at any Visa Center office or by mail before Dec. 31!

BOTSWANA Visa Pricing (includes Embassy and handling fee)
25 daysturnaround
Tourist Single Entry Visa $ 335.00
(+TAX $23.14)
Business Single Entry Visa $ 435.00
(+TAX $27.30)
Private Single Entry Visa $ 408.00
(+TAX $32.63)
Work Visa $ 435.00
(+TAX $36.14)
*Above prices include Consular / Embassy fee, Visa Center fee. No other processing fees will be added.




Nearest Botswana Holidays - Apply TODAY to avoid delays due to consulate closure!

Tuesday, Dec 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday, Dec 26 Boxing Day

Botswana Visa Requirements

  • One filled-out and signed Botswana visa application forms.
  • Two (2) recent passport-size photos. (Photo facility is available on-site - TORONTO, OTTAWA, MARKHAM & VANCOUVER). Please note that photos from photo booth or home-shot photos are not acceptable.
  • Original signed passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 empty visa pages.
    Notarized color copy of the main page of the applicant's passport (notarization may be performed at our offices for a fee of CAD35+tax).
  • Confirmation of your resident status in Canada (Copy of the PR Card, Work, Study permit, etc.).
  • Covering letter from the applicant explaining the purpose of the trip in detail.
  • If applicant previously applied for visa, attach the copy of the visa outcome.
  • For Tourist Visa:
    - Flight booking.
    - Hotel booking.

    For Private Visa:
    - Detailed invitation letter from the host.
    - Certified color copy of host's ID (local ID, residence/work permit)
    - Sworn statement from the host in original (personal appearance of the host to the nearest immigration office in Botswana to fill in the affidavit)
    - A copy of the hotel booking or state residential address where applicant will be staying.

    For Employment Visa:
    - Waiver from Department of Labor & Social Security or copies of work and residence permits.
    - Letter of confirmation of employment/contract of employment or offer letter.
    - Copies of relevant qualifications.

  • Persons WITH DUAL citizenship, ONE of which IS Canadian, must apply WITH their Canadian passports only. Applicants WITH other THAN Canadian passports must provide the copy of the document confirming their current resident STATUS IN Canada (PR Card, Landed Document, WORK Permit).
  • NOTE: Want to check if you prepared your Botswana visa application documents correctly? Click on the following link: http://www.visacenter.ca/pdf/additional_visa_pre-screen_service_form.pdf and send us your file for quick evaluation.

Botswana Business Visa Requirements (additionally to the requirements above)

  • - Invitation letter from the host or facilitator in Botswana.
    - Certified copies of Certificate of Incorporation, Trade License, Share Certificate of host if running a business.
    - Meeting Schedule if coming for a meeting.
    - Business profile if coming to establish a business.
    - Labor clearance/exemption if staying for more than 29 days.



Still have questions?

Most popular questions:

Q: Where can I get a visa to Botswana in Calgary?

You may apply for Botswana visa in Calgary at the following address:

Visa Center

Roslyn Building 400 5th Avenue SW
Suite 300, Calgary, AB
T2P 0L6

(take elevator to floor 3)

Hours of operation: Mon. to Fri. from 9 am to 5 pm

Major Intersection: 5th Avenue SW and 3rd St SW

For more information including visa to Botswana application form, requirements, fees and processing timings please visit: http://botswana.visacenter.ca 

Q: Where can I get a visa to Botswana in Fredericton?

To get Botswana visa being in Fredericton you need to send all required documents as per http://botswana.visacenter.ca to our Ottawa office for processing.

The address of Visa Center in Ottawa is:

Visa Center

130 Albert St., B1 Level, Suite 7
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G4

phone: 1-613-366-1814

Q: Where can I get a visa to Botswana in Moncton?

To get Botswana visa being in Moncton you need to send all required documents as per http://botswana.visacenter.ca to our Ottawa office for processing.

The address of Visa Center in Ottawa is:

Visa Center

130 Albert St., B1 Level, Suite 7
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G4

phone: 1-613-366-1814

Q: Where can I get a visa to Botswana in Ottawa?

You may apply for Botswana visa in Ottawa, ON at the following address:

Visa Center

130 Albert St., B1 Level, Suite 7
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G4

Hours of operation: Mon. to Fri. from 9 am to 5 pm

 

For more information including visa to Botswana application form, requirements, fees and processing timings please visit: http://botswana.visacenter.ca 

Q: Where can I get a visa to Botswana in Montreal?

You may apply for Botswana visa in Montreal at the following address:

Visa Center

CIBC Tower 1155 Rene Levesque Blvd. West,
Suite 2500, Montreal, QC
H3B 2K4
(take elevator to floor 25)

Hours of operation: Mon. to Fri. from 9 am to 5 pm

Major Intersection: Rene Levesque and rue Peel

 

For more information including visa to Botswana application form, requirements, fees and processing timings please visit: http://botswana.visacenter.ca

 



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Application center locations

Toronto

1000 Finch Ave. W. Suite 900, North York, ON
M3J 2V5

Schedule appointment
+1.866.334.0811

Markham

3601 HWY 7 East, Suite 1005, Markham, ON
L3R 0M3

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Calgary

400 5th Avenue SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB
T2P 0L6

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Vancouver

550 West Broadway Suite 730, Vancouver, BC
V5Z 0E9

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Montreal

1155 Rene Levesque Blvd. West Suite 2500, Montreal, QC
H3B 2K4



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