British High Commission Gaborone
off Queens Road,
Enquiries Telephone +267 3952841
Enquiries Fax +267 3956105
The consular section at the British High Commission in Gaborone will be closed on 12 and 13 March 2018.
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 2018
|Monday 01 January||New Year’s Day|
|Tuesday 02 January||New Year Holiday|
|Friday 30 March||Good Friday|
|Monday 02 April||Easter Monday|
|Tuesday 01 May||Labour Day|
|Thursday 10 May||Ascension Day Holiday|
|Friday 11 May||Holiday in lieu of May bank holiday|
|Monday 28 May||Holiday in lieu of privilege holiday for Queen’s birthday|
|Monday 16 July||President’s Day|
|Tuesday 17 July||Public Holiday|
|Monday 01 October||Public Holiday in lieu of Botswana Day|
|Tuesday 02 October||Public Holiday|
|Tuesday 25 December||Christmas Day|
|Wednesday 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.