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Botswana Cross-Border Information

Dialling Code (00267)
Contact Details
Botswana Consulate General +27 (011) 403-3748
Department of Tourism +267 395 3024
Botswana Tourist Board +267 391 3111
SA Representative Email: sahcgabs@botsnet.bw
Immigrations +267 494 0254
Customs Botswana +267 491 5214 / 5907 (Ask for Cashiers Office)
Tlokweng Border Post +267 393 1002 (Ask for Cashiers Office)
Customs Head Office +267 363 8000 (For assistance on food restrictions)
Boat Permits Tel: +267 360 7206 / 7100
Address: Department of Water Affairs, Old Lobatse Road, Plot no. 25019, Block A, Second Floor, Office no. 228, Gaborone, Botswana
Visas Visas are not required by SA passport holders.
For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy contact details above.
Health Requirements
Compulsory Vaccinations
Yellow Fever (dependent on the country of origin)
Recommended Vaccinations
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Rabies
  • Typhoid
  • Polio
  • Tetanus
Precautions Malaria risk
Documents Required
  • Valid passport of the driver
  • Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver
  • Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver
  • If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers. 
  • ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store
  • International Driving Permit: Recommended
Currency


Emergency Assist 991 Botswana
Pula (BWP)


Tel +267 390 4537
Fax 267 3904542
Plot 20695 Unit 5 Block 3
Magochanyama Road
Off Western-Bypass
Gaborone
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