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    Botswana Business Visa Requirements For Nigerians

    Botswana Business Visa Requirements For Nigerians

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    Botswana Overview

    Botswana is a land-locked country located in Southern Africa and bordering on Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia.

    Botswana is famous for its wildlife, areas like the Chobe National Park, Moremi National Park in the Okavango Delta and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve have a very high concentration of game.

    The bulk of the Kalahari desert falls within Botswana's borders and Botswana is home to most of the world's San (bushman) population.

    The economy, one of the most robust on the continent, is dominated by diamond mining and tourism.

    As a tourist destination, Botswana has traditionally opted for a high price / low numbers formula, in part as a conservation strategy, and also to differentiate itself from neighbouring tourist countries who follow a mass market tourism policy. However, that isn't to say that Botswana is an expensive high end destination. In many respects costs and quality compare to neighbouring South Africa

    There are different types of visa which are available for Nigerians intending to enter Botswana. You will have to ensure you apply for the correct visa that suits the purpose of your trip to Botswana since there are different types of visa available for Nigerians wishing to visit Botswana. It’s important to note that Botswana visa requirements and regulations tend to change.

    Eligibility requirements for Botswana Business Visa

    You can apply for a Botswana business Visa as a Nigerian if:

    You have enough money for business execution with a Botswana government or company; you are representing Your Company or Your country or business activities which must have duration.

    How long you can stay in Botswana

    Botswana business visa is issue to Nigerians for a limited time period of business trip to perform business activities which can include consulting with business affiliates, attend an academic, professional, scientific or business seminar or conference, settle an estate or hammer out a contract with a Botswana company. The business visa is stamp placed by a Botswana visa officer on your passport that permits you to go to Botswana to execute business pursuits. How long you can stay in Botswana depends on the duration of your business.

    Documents required for Business Visa

    When you apply you need to provide:
     General Botswana business visa information for residents of Nigeria
     Fully completed visa form for Botswana and mandatory declaration
     Passport size photographs
     Valid national passport and one copy
     Original of valid visa for anyone who is national of another country and one copy
     Your current bank statement and one copy
     Confirmation letter from your travel insurance for Botswana declaring the coverage and one copy
     Business references (letter from your employer, invite from firm or institution in Botswana)
     Proof of group travel/ hotel booking reservation in Botswana / airline ticket reservation for Botswana and one copy
     Visa fees for Botswana visa
     Please click on Botswana info to determine if you need a travel visa to go to Botswana or the latest tourist visa requirements for Botswana.
    Additional Requirements
     Invitation letter from the host or facilitator in Botswana
     Business profile if coming to establish a business
     Certified copies of ordination certificate for religious leaders
     Labor clearance/exemption if coming for a month or more
     Meeting schedule if coming to attend or organize a meeting
     Certified copies of Certificate of Incorporation, Trade License, Share Certificate of host if running a business
    Other information you’ll need
     The dates you’re planning to travel to Botswana
     Details of where you’ll be staying during your visit
     How much you think your trip will cost
     Your current home address and how long you’ve lived there
     Your parents’ names and dates of birth
     How much you earn in a year
     A business visa stamp or label endorsed by a Beninese visa official on your passport that permits you to go to Botswana to execute business pursuits.

    Cost / Fees for Botswana Business Visa

    The cost for a standard Botswana business visa for Nigerians is NON-REFUNDABLE FEE of $107 per application in Money Order

    Processing time for Botswana Business Visa

    You can apply from one month before the start of your business. Decision often takes between 14 to twenty-one (21) working days to process your visa.

    Source and other useful links

    Embassy of Botswana in Nigeria
    Address: Plot 1241, Oguta Lake Street, Maitama Extension, Abuja , Nigeria
    Phone (+234-9) 7822818-7825239235
    Website: embassy -of-the-republic

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    Published by Francis
    at 20:57 PM on March 22, 2016
    Last Updated: about 10 hours ago.

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