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.

Find out more on our UK and Botswana news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Botswana. You can access UK government services while in Botswana.

Urgent assistance

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

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for 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.

Consular fees

We charge for some services. See our list of consular fees.

Our people

Ms Sian Price

British High Commissioner to Botswana and UK Representative to the Southern Africa Development Community

  • Amias Moores

    British Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission Gaborone

Contact us

British High Commission Gaborone

Plot 1079-1084
Main Mall
off Queens Road
Gaborone
Gaborone
Botswana

Contact form
https://www.contact-em...

Enquiries
Telephone +267 3952841

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.

Access and opening times