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Welfare of Batswana in the Diaspora

Overview

The Department of Protocol and Consular Services in the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation provides assistance to Batswana in the diaspora to facilitate processing of their applications for passports and emergency travel documents, National Identity cards (Omang), replacement of birth certificates, Police clearance certificates, documents for repatriation of deceased Batswana and authentication of documents issued by the Government of Botswana.

Who is eligible?

All citizens of Botswana in the diaspora.

How do I get this service?

Visit the nearest Botswana Mission to apply in person for passports and emergency travel documents, National Identity cards (Omang), replacement of birth certificates, Police clearance certificates.

What supporting documents are required?
  • Submit Police report for lost documents
  • 2 Passport size photos
  • Birth certificates
  • Copy of Omang
  • Original fingerprints for Police clearances
  • Cover letter requesting for Police clearance
How long will this service take?

4 weeks.

How much does it cost?
  • Immigration fees
  • To confirm fees charged for Police clearances
Where can I get more information on this Service

Department of Protocol and Consular Services

Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation
Private Bag 00368 
Gaborone
Botswana
Government Enclave
Tel. (+267) 3600700 / (+267) 3600744
Fax. (+267) 3973067 / (+267) 3974516


Email. miacprotocol [at] gov.bw

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