The British High Commission in Botswana maintains and develops relations between the UK and Botswana.
We deal with a wide range of political, commercial, security and economic issues of interest to the UK and Botswana. We provide consular assistance to British nationals in Botswana.
If you’re travelling in Botswana, see our Botswana travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you’re in Botswana and you need advice which is not covered in our travel advice you can contact us online.
If you’re in Botswana and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), please call +267 3952841 and follow the options for emergency assistance.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
Information about the notarial and documentary services available at the British High Commission in Gabarone.
We charge for some services. See our list of consular fees.
British High Commissioner to Botswana and UK Representative to the Southern Africa Development Community
British High Commission Gaborone
off Queens Road
Consular assistance is available to British Nationals 24/7. If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), please call +267 3952841 and follow the options for emergency assistance.
For consular enquiries, use the contact form. Public access to the Embassy is by appointment only.