Visiting

Botswana

VISA

Depending on your country of origin, you may need a visa to travel to Botswana .For the IJSO event the applicant is required to get a business via. Here is a list of all countries. If your country is among those that require a visa for entry in to Botswana, a visa application takes 14 days to be processed. If you have a Botswana Embassy in your country, you can apply at the Embassy .However all visa applications are processed in Gaborone, All applications for visa can be done through the IJSO -2018 project office. All application forms will be available in the website for your download, scanning and emailing back to the project office.

REQUIREMENTS FOR VISA APPLICATION here
LIST OF COUNTRIES THAT REQUIRE VISA here
LIST OF COUNTRIES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE VISA here
DOWNLOAD VISA APPLICATION FORM here
NAMES, PHOTOS & PASSPORT DETAILS FORM here
COST FOR VISA APPLICATION IS US$50

NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS TRAVELLING THROUGH ALL BOTSWANA POINTS OF ENTRY

Minors travelling through the country's borders will be required to produce certified copies of unabridged birth certificates and an affidavit .These must be in English language.

In the event that neither of the parents is not travelling with the child, both parent's affidavit consenting to such travel should be availed if both parents names appear on the minor’s birth certificate.