5/16/2014

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A Guide to Botswana Tourist Visa Application - For Philippine Passport Holders


For Filipinos who are planning to visit and tour the beautiful country of Botswana a visa is required. Requirements for applying a tourist visa is very easy,  however, they don't have an Embassy or a Consulate office in the Philippines.

Here are the things you need to do when you apply for a visa. 

Please be reminded that all documents must be scanned emailed to the Botswana Embassy in Tokyo,Japan. 

Email Address:   botjap@sepia.ocn.ne.jp
                    

Requirements: 

    1.Dully completed Application Form with colored passport            size photograph (scanned).
     2.Travel itinerary
     3.Hotel bookings/Letter from the host
     4. Passport copies (normally the first 3-4 pages of your passport)
     5. Letters of Recommendation from the Host
        ( if on Business Trip)
     6. Application Letter (letter explaining the trip details)

Application Fee: 

Kindly pay the visa fee through your bank (Japanese Yen 5.850) around Php 2500.00(used XE as the currency converter) and send them the proof of payment. 


They will proceed to process your visa application and when it has been approved, they will let you know so that you can send the original passport by courier.

NB: Please note that the Visa fee is non-refundable

Bank Details:

Bank name:         The Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Branch Name:     Tamachi Branch
Account Name:    Embassy of Botswana
Account Number:  (Will be provided by the Embassy of Botswana)
Branch Code: 
Swift Code:  


How long does it take to process your visa? 

It will take 7-14 working days for the Visa to be processed.

Where to send your passport once approved: 

The Embassy Address for sending the original passport later is as follows;

Embassy of Botswana
6F, Kearney Place Shiba
4-5-10 Shiba, Minato-ku
Tokyo 108 -0014
Telephone: 00813 5440 5676

Fax: 00813 5765 7581


Get to know BOTSWANA. Please check their tourism website http://www.botswanatourism.co.bw/ . This could be the adventure you are looking for! 


1 comment:

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