British High Commission Gaborone
Monday to Thursday: 8 am to 4.30 pm and Friday: 8 am to 1 pm
Our Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Gaborone is now operated by FedEx, located at their premises:
Unit 1, Plot 79, Gaborone International Commerce Park, Gaborone
It is open 5 mornings a week. At the same time, we are making the following changes to the visa service that we offer:
There will be a charge of £59 to use the Visa Application Centre in Gaborone. This will be in addition to the visa fee and will be charged at the point of booking the appointment and will cover the cost of providing the application submission facilities in Gaborone. Your appointment at this Visa Application Centre will not be honoured if this fee is not paid.
A new Priority Visa service will also be offered for an additional fee of £100. Priority Visa applications will normally be processed within 5 days.
Consular Service Hours
Monday to Thursday: 9 am to 12 pm Only except for emergencies
Customers will be served on a first come served basis during our consular service hours however those with emergencies can call the High Commission outside these times and seek assistance from the Consular Officer.
Public Holidays 2017
|Monay 02 January||New Year’s Day|
|Friday 14 April||Good Friday|
|Monday 17 April||Easter Monday|
|Monday 01 May||Labour Day|
|Friday 26 May||Ascension Day|
|Monday 29 May||Spring Bank Holiday|
|Tuesday 30 May||Priviledge Holiday for Queen’s birthday|
|Monday 17 July||President’s Day|
|Tuesday 18 July||Public Holiday|
|Monday 28 August||“Summer Bank Holiday|
|Monday 2 October||Public Holiday|
|Tuesday 3 October||Holiday in lieu of Botswana Day|
|Monday 25 December||Christmas Day|
|Tuesday 26 December||Boxing Day|
Please call us if you would like to arrange parking at our car park, which allows easier access to the building.
Wherever possible, we have made our buildings and services accessible. Sometimes, however, this is not possible due to security or other restrictions.